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A leader in learning for over 150 years

Dunedin is famous for its student culture and friendliness. Dunedin is a compact, student city which offers unique learning experiences – inside and outside the classroom. From world-class higher degrees, to improving your English language, the city’s safe and welcoming community makes Dunedin the perfect place to learn and begin your career journey in your chosen field.

Study Dunedin Institution Directory

Institution Directory

View a directory of Dunedin secondary and tertiary educational institutions that have international student programmes.

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Dunedin Student Stories

Dunedin Student Stories

Hear from our international alumni on why Dunedin should be your first choice as a place to study.

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Top 10 experiences for Dunedin students

Top 10 experiences for Dunedin students

A checklist of 10 things to experience during your time studying in Dunedin.

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International Student Welcome 2023

Welcoming back over 150 international students from 11 schools to #dunedinnz with a special pōwhiri welcome at Puketeraki Marae.

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130,700 and 25,000 of those are students.

Be amongst friends

Dunedin has the youngest population in New Zealand with 45% of residents under 30.

We love it here

84% of people here rate their quality of life as good or extremely good.

Learn from the brightest

Dunedin has New Zealand's highest concentration of postgraduate qualifications - over 36% of people here have higher learning.