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IT Services for Students

Nau mai, haere mai!  Welcome to our Student IT pages

Tēnā koutou ngā kaihoe, ngā pōtēteke, ngā kaihautū, ngā kaiurungi o ō koutou waka e tere ana te moana nui o Pūmahara. Kei konei ngā rauemi hei āwhina i a koe ki te whakamahi pai i tō rorohiko. Kia paki te rangi, kia ngāwari te rerenga.

Student IT can help you with any computing questions you may have while studying at the University of Otago. We provide a friendly, helpful service tailored to students – after all, most of our staff are students too! We also offer a number of computer labs where you can study: some are open 24/7.

Summer Hours

Over the summer break, Student IT will continue to support you in the Central Library Hub from 8:30am till 5pm Monday to Friday.
AskOtago will be working 7:30am till 11pm everyday in the same location.

Some labs will be closed or have reduced hours, but North CAL (opposite the Science Library will be open 24/7 to all students with Swipecard Access. Hours will increase when Summer School commences on 6 January 2020.

Tips and Tricks

Ever wondered if you can reopen a browser window you accidentally closed?
You can.
On a PC type – Ctrl+Shift+T
On a Mac type – ⌘+Shift+T

Shortcut tips

Clearing browser cache
Can’t log into your email? Weird stuff happening on your browser? You may need to clear your browser cache. Here’s how to do it!

Clearing browser data

Student App

Install the University of Otago Student App on your phone to keep up to date with what is happening at Uni.

  • Android
  • iPhone. Go to the Apple Store and search for Student App Otago

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