Accessibility Skip to Global Navigation Skip to Local Navigation Skip to Content Skip to Search Skip to Site Map Menu

Latest Alumni & Friends news

Fortune favours alumni in new comedy play
Monday, 27 February 2017
The programme for an award-winning kiwi comedy play at Dunedin's Fortune Theatre reads like a University of Otago Theatres Studies reunion; five of six cast and crew are alumni

Otago alumnus receives prestigious information management award
Friday, 24 February 2017
Otago alumnus and former Central Library librarian Stuart Hughes recently received a prestigious International Education Association of Australia (IEAA) award for his work on the IDP Database of Research on International Education.

Promoting Otago, 1980s-style
Thursday, 23 February 2017
In her latest University of Otago 1869-2019 - writing a history blog post Dr Ali Clarke discusses a University of Otago marketing film from the early 1980s.

Of pills, potions and poison
Monday, 13 February 2017
Dr Ali Clarke's latest blog discusses how toxicology and pharmacy have been important disciplines at Otago for more than 100 years.

Icebreaker CEO and Otago alumnus on ice
Friday, 3 February 2017
Merino wool adventure clothing pioneer and Otago marketing alumnus Jeremy Moon was in Antarctica recently to give an insightful lecture on his journey creating a sustainable business.

Otago Physics alumnus receives top education travel fellowship
Wednesday, 1 February 2017
Otago Physics alumnus Matthew McGovern will visit the US this year after receiving a prestigious Woolf Fisher education travel fellowship

Master of International Studies alumni-funded scholarship opens for US students
Friday, 20 January 2017
US students can now apply for a NZ$25,000 scholarship to undertake Otago's Master of International Studies programme.

Hands-on physiotherapy research progresses with alumni funding
Monday, 16 January 2017

Hands-on physiotherapy research progresses with alumni funding

New Year Honours for 18 Otago alumni
Tuesday, 10 January 2017
New Year Honours for 18 Otago alumni 

Latest alumni newsletter eConnect online now!
Monday, 9 January 2017
eConnect for December 2017

Scholarships help Taranaki pupils with Otago study plans
Friday, 9 December 2016
Priscilla Sandys Wunsch Trust scholarships help Taranaki students attend Otago

Otago Law alumni top New Zealand Law Foundation awards
Wednesday, 7 December 2016
Otago Law alumni top New Zealand Law Foundation awards

Latest alumni newsletter, eConnect issue 11, out now!
Wednesday, 23 November 2016
Our latest newsletter, eConnect issue 11, is out now!

Dunedin Sound book launched in style
Wednesday, 16 November 2016
Department of Music Senior Lecturer Dr Ian Chapman launches book on Dunedin campus on 17 November

Generosity of alumnus guarantees scholarships for Southland pupils
Friday, 11 November 2016
Generosity of Otago Medical School alumnus Dr Elman Poole guarantees scholarship for pupils from two Southland schools

Singapore alumni chapter set for success
Wednesday, 2 November 2016
Singapore alumni chapter set to launch in mid-November

Wear it with pride; Otago releases new alumni branded clothing
Friday, 14 October 2016
The University of Otago has released a new line of alumni branded hoodies and t-shirts

Second 2016 international writing award for Otago alumna
Wednesday, 12 October 2016
Otago English alumna Stefanie Seddon receives second prestigious international writing award for 2016.

150th blog asks where are they now?
Monday, 10 October 2016
In the latest 150th "Writing a History" blog post Dr Ali Clarke seeks help identifying former students that appeared in images on the project's page.  

Sir Albert Rocky Palmer shares insights on rule of law in Solomon Islands
Friday, 30 September 2016
Solomon Islands Chief Justice and Otago alumnus Albert Rocky Palmer returned to the Faculty of Law, Dunedin campus, this week.

Technical skills and the power of stories: Otago alumnus Bill English's thoughts on . . .
Wednesday, 28 September 2016
Deputy Prime Minister and Finance Minister (an Otago alumnus) Bill English was at the University of Otago last week and shared his thoughts on politics, education and business - and some career highlights.

Alumni donation "fantastically useful" for Geology students
Friday, 23 September 2016
Otago alumnus Bill Lindqvist returned to Otago last week to announce the $20,000 Bob Carter Fieldwork Fund for Geology students

Otago alumnus and bird flu pioneer's NZ lecture series
Monday, 19 September 2016
Otago alumnus and leading virus researcher Professor Robert Webster will give three public lectures in New Zealand this month.

Otago provides home for art and artists
Monday, 12 September 2016
Dr Ali Clarke's latest 150th blog discusses Otago's contribution to art

New Postdoctoral Fellowship in Orthopaedic Manual Therapy
Friday, 9 September 2016
Thanks to the support of the Alumni of the University of Otago in America (AUOA), the School of Physiotherapy is offering a Postdoctoral Fellowship in Orthopaedic Manual Therapy. See the details of this exciting new fellowship below, along with how to apply.

Dunedin street named after renowned eye surgeon Otago alumnus
Friday, 9 September 2016
Dunedin street named after renowned Otago alumnus eye surgeon Fred Hollows

From Otago to school, and back, for alumnus
Friday, 9 September 2016
Former South Otago High School deputy principal Greg Heller will start in new role as University of Otago Schools' Liaison Officer in early October.