Ranked 66th in the world for: Life Sciences & Medicine (QS 2012)
Ranked in the top 150 universities in the World for Arts and Humanities
Otago has been ranked as New Zealand’s most research intensive university (Ministry of Research, Science and Technology)
The oldest University in New Zealand, est 1869
Otago has one of the highest numbers of PhD completions in the country
Otago’s has produced 59 Rhode scholars, the largest number in New Zealand
Biomedical Sciences, Clinical Medicine, Earth Sciences, Economics, Law, Public Health and Education were first ranked subjects in the Government’s Performance-based Research Fund
50% of Otago’s academic staff were identified as internationally or nationally distinguished.
Otago has a reputation for teaching and research excellence and also for the high quality of its graduates. Achieving high approval ratings in employer surveys, Otago graduates are sought after and appreciated with many occupying influential positions in industry, government and their communities across the world.