Liaison Officer

The liaison officer for Samuel Marsden Collegiate is Cheryl Caldwell. Her email is 
She will be in school 9 March 2022 at lunchtime in MH6.
To make an appointment please contact Margaret Tobin  P: 04 460 9805 E:  Appointments are at the following address: University of Otago Schools’ Liaison Office Level 5,  Lambton Centre 117 Lambton Quay (alongside the old Public Trust building) Wellington CBD

Otago Careers Page

Consult their career planning resource PDFs to research possible career paths. The links they provide give you a background on your chosen career, links to potential employers, and to organisations that can provide you further guidance and advice.

Helpful Links

These resources can help you to prepare for study at Otago: First Year students Facebook page for school students  Preparing for your first year at University

Pathway to Medical Degrees

Entry to selected medical programmes is based on grades from first year university study, and for some programmes the UCAT test. All applicants must complete Health Science First Year (HSFY) 
It is recommended students planning to take HSFY study Level 3 Chemistry, Physics, Biology and Statistics. Calculus and English rich subjects are useful. See