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Middle Eastern Odyssey on show at University
Rediscovering some incredible Middle Eastern books and manuscripts in the University of Otago’s Special Collections last year inspired an exhibition to showcase these unique items.


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Otago PhD candidate wins Chinese scholarship

A University of Otago PhD candidate has been recognised by the Chinese Government for her outstanding academic performance.


Unusual view of Brooklyn Bridge wins 2018 Photo Competition

A stunning photo taken from an unusual angle on New York’s Brooklyn Bridge is the winner of the 2018 Bulletin Board Photo Competition.


Closer bonds forged between Otago and University of Hawai’i at Mānoa

A delegation from the University of Hawai’i at Mānoa has gifted a paddle to Otago.



Fully-furnished, three-bedroom home beside Ross Creek Reservoir

We are renting out our house from mid-May until the end of Aug.

Home for short-term rent

The contemporary luxurious four-bedroom house is fully-furnished.

Deborah Bay cottage with stunning harbour views

A fully-furnished, two-bedroom house on the waterfront at idyllic Deborah Bay, 18 minutes/15km from Dunedin, available from May.



A Daft Wee Play

Thursday, 22 March 2018


Academic Promotion - thinking of applying?

The Academic Promotions policy and procedure effective 1 March 2018 has been released.


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.