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First cohort of Otago Online MBA graduates
Melanie Pickworth and Chloe Blacklock are both adept at juggling their work commitments and study. The pair graduated yesterday - part of the first cohort of Online MBA students to do so.


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Otago offers free water survival skills programme

In a bid to curb New Zealand's horrific drowning rates, an Otago researcher is aiming to fill the gap in children's open water survival skills.


Meet Otago's 2017 Rhodes Scholar, Jean Balchin

The best way to end a year of career highlights is to win one of the most prestigious scholarships in the academic world, and 2017 Oxford Rhodes Scholar Jean Balchin says she can't wait to get started.


Leaders in their field

A University of Otago guide that helps keeps people safe while they escape burning buildings and fight the fires is blazing a trail around the country – in the best possible way.



Looking for a mountainbike?

I am leaving the country and selling my bike.

Sunny three-bedroom home in Opoho available to rent Feb 2018

A warm, three-bedroom (plus office) brick home on Evans Street will be available to rent from Feb 2018.

Fully-furnished three-bedroom house available late Mar 2018

Sunny and private with off-street parking, walking/biking distance to town centre and one-minute from bus stop, and just 5km (mostly along the flat) to the University of Otago and Otago Polytechnic.



Arana Track Gate Closed

For University staff and students: As a courtesy Arana College would like to let you know that the gate coming up from the village green (Dundas and Leith Street area) to Arana is closed until February next year because of repairs and maintenance work.


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

Otago 150 years

Where it all began

The University of Otago had its first home in Dunedin’s first Oamaru-stone building, designed by William Mason in neoclassical style …

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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



Giving it Back: Dog Squad volunteers raise smiles

Arana College Assistant Warden Kirsten Eichstaedt’s is the second person to feature in the Bulletin Board’s new volunteer series, dedicated to staff who share their skills and time with the community.


Giving it Back: A Master of water and fire

The Master of Otago research vessel Polaris II Bill Dickson is the first profile in the Bulletin Board’s new volunteer series, dedicated to staff who share their skills and time with the community.