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Staff choose café coffee in Business redevelopment
Staff and students have played their part in selecting the coffee which will be served in the new café to be opened in the re-vamped Business School building.


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Otago strengthens ties with Pacifica youth

Otago is actively working to support Pacific youth into tertiary education – with the signing of a MoU with one South Auckland secondary school this month underscoring these efforts.


Implications of a mobile society explored

People are on the move more now than ever before, but what is the true effect of mobility on society?


Brookes delighted at recognition for women’s history

It is “so good” to see recognition for women’s history says Professor Barbara Brookes, reacting to her major literary win.



New Otago lecturer seeking accommodation in 2018

I am a new staff member in the Department of Tourism who is seeking accommodation in 2018 and possibly beyond for a small family (a baby and a young child) with no pets.

Short-term accommodation in Wellington

Warm, one-bedroom townhouse available for five weeks from 28 June.

Dalmore cottage available

Lovely cottage overlooking the Dunedin Botanic Garden.



Otago University Staff Families Association

We run a varied social programme each semester for University staff members, their partners and families.


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

Otago 150 years

Learning to lecture

The University of Otago’s founders followed Scottish precedent in their choice of curriculum and also in teaching methods: rather than …

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Making news

Would-be tenants seek to live in cars on driveways to beat Auckland rents
18 August – New Zealand Herald

Effectiveness of Community Treatment Orders
17 August – Radio New Zealand

Campylobacter in Hawke's Bay
16 August – Radio New Zealand



Stepping into the community to support Orphans Aid

Four students living at Cumberland College are discovering the joys and insights volunteer work brings, heading off-campus every second Saturday to help at the Orphans’ Aid Opshop in South Dunedin.


Hocken snaps: Otago Registry building and Clock Tower

This is a photograph of the University of Otago Registry building and Clock Tower.