Ōtākou | Otago branch

We promote and support life-long education, research and learning opportunities for women.

Graduate Women Otago sponsor Books in Prisons

  • Graduate Women Otago Awards

    For Graduate Women Otago members:

    Travel Awards - to enable GWO members to present original work at national and international conferences
    Otago Daphne Purves Award - to enable GWO members to participate in conferences, meetings, courses, workshops, or events, in New Zealand or overseas. To contribute material from their experience or research, and to gain expertise, ideas or professional development that will benefit their communities of interest

    For non-graduates:

    Helen Benson Awards - to assist non-graduate women to take up paid or unpaid work in the community, or to develop new skills and interests



    Otago University




Contact us

Postal address:

Graduate Women Otago
c/o Mailroom
University of Otago
PO Box 56
Dunedin 9054

Monthly meetings

Fourth Thursday of the months of February to April and June to November




Benham Seminar Room,
2nd floor, Zoology Department,
University of Otago

-45.8646835, 170.5122287

Academic dress hire

Outside graduation times, the Academic Dress Hire rooms are open for casual hiring on Tuesday and Thursday between 12 noon and 2pm.
We are located in the central basement of the Clocktower building at the University of Otago.

If you wish to hire academic dress, please contact us on: academic.dress@otago.ac.nz


(03) 479 8765


-45.8646835, 170.5122287