faqs

have a question?

Check out our FAQs for answers to some of the most common queries we get.
How far from Otago Polytechnic is the Village?

It’s just a two minute walk away – How easy is that!

What kind of nightlife can I expect?

Dunedin plays host to a vibrant local student community and the Village is situated in the heart of Dunedin, you’ll never be short of something to do!

Can two people live in one room?

All rooms are single occupancy only.

Are pets allowed

Pets are not allowed at the Village.

Is there car parking?

There will be some parking spaces available to purchase.

Is smoking allowed?

The Village is smokefree in all areas, Otago Polytechnic is also smokefree.

Is it co-ed?

Yes – the Village is mixed.

When can I Move in?

The Village opens in 2018, arrival dates will be confirmed once you receive your contract.

Is my bond refundable if I am not accepted to Otago Polytechnic?

Yes, fees are refundable (excluding administration fees) as long as you withdraw before the withdrawal date on your contract.

Do I need my own insurance?

Yes – talk to you preferred provider to organise this.

What kind of programmes and events do you have?

Live, Learn, Grow is the program run by OPSV that supports residents to get the most out of their time studying. Our aim is to support our residents to succeed academically while making lifelong friends and experiencing personal growth.

Is catering available?

Our Dorm rooms are fully catered, apartment rooms and studios are self catered.