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University of Otago

362 Leith Street, Dunedin 9016, New Zealand
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362 Leith Street, Dunedin 9016, New Zealand
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"new zealand"
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"amazing architecture"
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I was delighted to see how the best has been preserved and new parts added to make it a wonderful living and studying space for students. It deserves its cult status as the STUDENTS' university.

Thank Mindy C
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Usually I do not like visiting universities, but I really enjoyed my walk in this university. The buildings are gorgeously traditional and facilities are very modern. I wish I could study there.

Thank minimize940314
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Reviewed 26 June 2018

Best University in the world...might be a bit biased. There is some gorgeous architecture with the old buildings and then there is the modern monstrosities that are a result of the increase in student numbers. Lovely campus, go look around.

Thank Styly_Girl
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Reviewed 19 June 2018 via mobile

Incredibly supportive and accommodating staff from the residential colleges through to faculty. Very helpful end to end assisting us all to make the best choices possible. Fabulous science facility very impressed. Weather....well you can't have it all

Thank jacquic374
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Reviewed 19 June 2018

Average campus i`d have to say but of course the biggest off putting thing was the student accommodation around the area. Beautiful old homes with pigs living in them. It does spoil Dunedin i feel with good ol kiwis thinking the drinking culture is all...More

Thank 802robbiew
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Reviewed 14 June 2018

It is a very picturesque place, and a must-must visit during your stay in Dunedin. We went during autumn, and they colours of the trees around the amazing architecture was just great!

Thank aki-g_1235
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Reviewed 27 May 2018

Was very keen to see this beautiful iconic original building and campus. New Zealand’s first university. Sorry I did not have more time to stroll around and take in the atmosphere.

Thank Duphney
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Reviewed 14 May 2018

Lovely campus to walk round and our guide who had been to the University was able to tell us some interesting stories about the campus. There is some beautiful architecture and also a river running through the campus giving it a lovely outlook. On the...More

Thank Peter R
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Reviewed 27 April 2018

An attractive and varied campus, offering top-class scholarship. Can be visited as part of the sightseeing tour from the Octagon.

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Reviewed 22 April 2018

The buildings are cool, and the campus is one of the most beautiful in the world. But please do not take random pictures of the students without their consent. It is very uncomfortable when a group of Chinese tourists line up their camera while I...More

Thank chvrche5
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