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Students from across campus urged to enter Audacious 2018
University of Otago and Otago Polytechnic students are again being encouraged to be audacious in business, with the launch of the Audacious Challenge this week.


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Enrolment stats herald a strong start to 2018

It has been a positive start to the academic year with University of Otago enrolment figures up across the board.


From the garbage to a gallery wall – the transformation of anatomy to art

Long-forgotten anatomical images are being turned into art.


Toxicology grants support wide ranging research

A research project in Otago’s Department of Food Science has the potential to solve the global environmental issue of plastic packaging.



Peninsula apartment to let

City end of Otago Peninsula at The Cove.

House/cat sitter wanted

House within walking distance of University.

Room available near the beach

We have a room available in our house in Tainui (on Tainui Road) from 1 April 2018.



Review of the Office of Planning and Funding: 9 to 11 April 2018

As part of the University’s quality assurance programme a Panel has been convened to review, evaluate and report to the Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Academic) on matters pertaining to the Office of Planning and Funding.


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.