University Of Otago Alumni

Otago Alumni & Friends are more than welcome to visit the Development & Alumni Relations Office at the south end of the Clocktower building. Enter through the main entrance and ask the staff at reception for directions.

We offer a range of options for donating to Otago. If you would prefer to discuss your support for the University with us in person please contact Shelagh Murray, Director of Development and Alumni Relations.

Reunion information request form: If you’re planning a reunion we can help by sending invitations to your fellow alumni on your behalf, simply complete our online form and we will be in touch.

Group email request form: University of Otago staff can use this form to request the sending of group emails.

Information request form: Intended for use by University of Otago staff.

Alumni Office

Clocktower building,
University of Otago
PO Box 56
Dunedin 9054
Tel +64 3 479 4516 
Email: [email protected]

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Alumni services

Contact alumni

If there is someone from your time at Otago you’ve lost touch with but would like to contact we provide a number of ways for you to get in touch.

Get in touch with lost friends, flatmates and colleagues from your student days. Find out how to contact old friends!

Class reunions

Class reunions are a wonderful way for you to reconnect with old friends. If you’re thinking of organising a class reunion, we can help you – and while the reunion itself is organised by you and your committee, we offer a free service to help you where we can. 

If you’d like to organise a reunion you can phone 64 3 479 8487 or email [email protected].

OUSA Shuttle service

Coming to Dunedin for a reunion and need to get between Dunedin airport and the city? The airport shuttle service that has been available to students is now available to alumni attending Otago reunions.

For more information and booking online please visit airport shuttles dunedin

Alumni benefits

As an alumni of the University of Otago you have access to a variety of benefits, including continued use of the University library, discounts from participating businesses, and access to discounted short courses.

Library Membership

Alumni can obtain a Graduate’s Library Card, which allows access to University of Otago Libraries for reading, writing, and research.

Visit the alumni library page to complete the registration form and find out what resources and services are available for alumni. When completing the authorisation details please use ‘Library‘ for all fields and ‘[email protected]‘ as the authorisation email, your request will then be sent for approval.

Radio One app

Radio One is currently moving their Onecard discount card to a mobile application system. Keep an eye on their website for more information as it becomes available, Radio One 91FM Onecard

University Book Store Otago

Miss your old staff or student discount? 

UBS (Otago) is very pleased to offer their special Alumni discount. Either shop online at UBSusing the code Alumni1869, or in-store by showing your Alumni Library card. You’ll get 10% discount off all full priced items.

Executive residence

Stay in the heart of campus at the University’s Executive Residence, at the exclusive alumni rate of $169 per night.

Phone 0800 685 685 or visit the University’s Executive Residence Website.

IT Training Courses

IT Short courses on campus are now available to alumni. Some are free of charge, and all others receive a special alumni discount of 15%.

Otago University Press

Otago University Press publishes a wide range of non-fiction books about New Zealand and Pacific. 

Exclusive offer to Otago alumni: 10% off the RRP of any book published by Otago University Press when ordered from OUP’s website. Please write ‘Otago alumni offer’ in the instructions box at checkout.

Kick Start or Fast Track Your Career

Whether you are currently searching for a position, considering a career change, or are seeking fresh talent for your business, Otago’s Career Development Centre can help.