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Otago's People

From local comedian to International space law expert…Otago alumni take their place in the world.

Inspirational Alumni


Kit Macgillivray

Kit Macgillivray majored in Plant Ecology at Otago, and since then he has gone on to success with his Sydney-based company Lucity Studio.

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Nadeha Kamaludin

Nadeha Kamaludin

Nadeha works at the Swinburne University of Technology Sarawak Campus - the only international branch campus of Swinburne Australia in Melbourne.

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Maria Pozza.

Maria Pozza

International Space law is Maria Pozza’s passion. As an Otago International Studies alumna, Maria specialised in space law, and completed her PhD on international law and policy in outer space, working in both Faculty of Law and the Department of Politics.

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Te Radar.

Te Radar

Te Radar, born Andrew J Lumsden, is an Otago alumnus whom you will recognise from TVNZ documentary series such as Global Radar, Radar Across the Pacific, Radar’s Patch, Off the Radar, Hidden In The Numbers and Homegrown.

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Mark Orton

Mark Orton knows the theory and practice of working in the media. An alumnus of both Film and Media Studies and the Postgraduate Diploma of Science Communication, he’s learned about the history of filmmaking, and how to make films for a TV audience.

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Sian O’Gorman

Sian O’ Gorman knows the link between Doc Martens, style, and music. Graduating from Otago with a Bachelor of Applied Science (Hons) in Design Studies and a Bachelor of Music (Performance), Sian is now part of the Dr. Martens Global Marketing Team in London, where she helps to coordinate and produce all of the in-house creative work.

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