Otago's tertiary institutions are performing well, according to the latest industry rankings.
The University of Otago has topped the country in all but one of the official key indicators measuring the educational performance of students.
That is shown in the latest rankings by the Tertiary Education Commission.
Otago University is also among the world's top 2-3% of universities.
Simultaneously, Otago Polytechnic is leading the country in the percentage of students who successfully complete qualifications and courses.
It's also second in New Zealand for retaining students.