News from Arana College

Sporting Success

Phillipa Gray and Laura Thompson

Congratulations to ex-residents Nathan Cohen and Phillipa Gray who recently competed at the London Olympics and London Paralympics respectively. Nathan won gold in the men's double sculls and Phillipa and her teammate Laura Thompson (pictured) won three cycling medals; a bronze in the B Women's 1km Time Trial, a gold in the B Women's Pursuit and a silver in the B Women's Road Time Trial!

Jamie meets Knox residents as they prepare for 2012 Swimming competition against Selwyn College.


Jamie Gilbertson, Warden of Arana and Acting Master of Knox College with members of Knox College.

Parents/Whanau Orientation, 10th-12th Feb 2015.

Arana College Parent’s Orientation 2015
Come to Arana in February for our parent’s orientation programme and gain insight into what your child will be experiencing when they spend a year with us. Stay for 2 nights in our college and undertake academic and social activities similar to those offered to the young person you are giving to us. This is a unique opportunity to live in Arana College before the semester begins. You can meet the staff, find out about Arana, the University and Dunedin, as well as meet other parents/guardians of students coming to Arana. We look forward to meeting you in February 2015, see you soon! For more information contact us. 
There will be time to meet the Warden and hear about how Arana runs and how we do what we do and you can meet Arana Council members.
Vice Chancellor , Professor Harlene Hayne will also join us for an informal meeting time.

Parent Orientation Schedule 2015

All this will be laid back and friendly and there are plenty of places available. Come on down and share the experience.

Call us on 03 479 5509 to learn about costs and to make a booking.

Congratulations Fa’asiu Fuatai Arana Resident 2012

Fa'asiu (Fasi) Fuatai  is looking forward to a bright career on and off the field.

Dr Jane Goodall , world leader as a field scientist and primatologist, visits Dunedin

Arana Warden Jamie Gilbertson introduced to Dr Jane Goodall , world leader as a field scientist and primatologist.

Jamie was fortunate to spend an afternoon with Dr Goodall on the Otago peninsula and aboard  the MV Monarch in the Otago harbour.
As well Jamie along with members of the Otago University ad wider Dunedin community attending a most interesting public lecture.

Jamie Chairs the Advisory board for Science Communication at Otago University and they brought Dr Goodall to our University and the Dunedin Community.  The group took a trip on the Monarch with Jane Goodall.

Jamie viewing Tairoa Heads

News 2011


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