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University announces new Dental School and Science buildings
The University of Otago Council yesterday agreed to spend in excess of $200 million on a number of capital projects.


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Enrolments for 2015 announced

Encouraging increases in international first-year and total postgraduate enrolments are two positive trends that run counter to a wider trend of reduced enrolments at the University of Otago in 2015.

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Why student quality, not University size is non-negotiable

Vice-Chancellor Professor Harlene Hayne puts Otago’s student roll numbers into context in an opinion piece that also appears in today’s Otago Daily Times.

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April 2015 digital calendar

Each month, download a calendar for your desktop featuring the winning photos and notable entries from the 2014 Bulletin Board photo competition.



House needs sitting

House available from late May until 21 Jun, 2015.

Black Diamond Joule Ski Touring Setup

I am selling a pair of Black Diamond Joule Skis as I am leaving for overseas.

Superior four-bedroom apartment with stunning city/harbour views

Near new, fully furnished, four-bedroom/two-bathroom apartment only a few minute’s walk from the University, Hospital, good schools of all levels and all Central City amenities.



Unipol Recreation Centre staff memberships

Unipol Recreation Centre has 2015 memberships available for staff at the University.


Ali Clarke's Blog: University of Otago 1869-2019 ~ writing a history

Otago 150 years

Interim and permanent buildings

This year is the 50th anniversary of two significant university buildings. Ironically, the one originally called ‘interim’ is still here, …

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Making news

New dental school to match the best in Australia
1 April – Radio NZ

Normal sleep needed to break cycle of abuse: child expert
31 March – New Zealand Herald

It's all in the mind, or rather the brain
28 March – Otago Daily Times


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Hidden Talents: Supporting contemporary New Zealand sculpture

Transforming a bare paddock into a native sculpture garden has provided Professor Peter Joyce with ample exercise, a peaceful post-quake retreat, and a legacy project for his retirement.

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Hocken snaps: 1919 Professorial Board

The University of Otago's 1919 Professorial Board.