The OUSA-managed Queer Space is a place on the Dunedin campus for University of Otago queer and questioning students to hang out in a safe, supportive environment, and has kitchen facilities including a fridge, microwave, hot water, and a sink.

Queer Space has restricted access, and you will need to have your ID card enabled to use as a swipecard to get in. Agree to the House Rules and complete the online form to request access.

If the room is locked during the standard opening hours below and no events are taking place, contact Campus Watch to arrange access:

Tel 0800 479 5000

The Queer Space is located on the first floor of the University Union building and is open at these times:

  • During semester time: 7:30am – 10:00pm weekdays and 10:00am – 10:00pm on weekends
  • Outside of semester time: 7:30am – 7:00pm weekdays and closed on weekends

For more information, email