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Edition #191– 7 April 2014

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OUSA By-Election is OPEN NOW; 9am 7 April to 4pm 10 April

Help OUSA keep on cranking by electing the Education rep you want! Vote here.

Semester One Exam timetables

Semester One exam timetables will be published online in mid-April here, then on student portals from late April/early May.  Exams will be shown as a navy blue block in students’ timetables, rather than in a table as on PIMS.


Do you require alternative arrangements in your final exams?  Have you returned your application form?

If, because of a disability/impairment, you have difficulty sitting examinations under conventional circumstances, please contact Disability Information and Support to make alternative arrangements, email: or telephone +64 3 479 8235.  The final deadline for applications for Semester One Alternative Arrangements is Thursday 01st May and late applications will not be accepted.
More information here

Make Semester One 2015 the best of your life! Go on exchange.

Take part in the OTAGO GLOBAL Student Exchange Programme and spend a semester at one of the 90+ universities worldwide!  You will pay standard tuition fees to Otago and receive credits towards your Otago degree.  Scholarships are available and you will continue to receive StudyLink loans & allowances. Talk to an Exchange Adviser about the exchange options available to YOU - you will be surprised how simple the process is.  It may not even cost you more than living in Dunedin! Going on exchange is a truly awesome opportunity, don’t miss out! Apply ASAP FOR S1 2015!

Find out more here
Attend a weekly seminar; information here

AUGUST 2014 Graduation – Applications open 16 June and close on 29 June

An invitation will be sent approximately four days prior to opening applications to those who have completed but not yet graduated and to those who completed their qualification/s in semester one.  Late applications will not be accepted.  Further information can be found here.

Social Saturday Soccer and Rugby at Unipol

Looking for something to do to kick start your weekends. Grab some mates and sign up a team at for the Social Saturday Rugby and/or Soccer league. The season kicks off May 3rd so you have time to round up your friends, spilt the fee and get uniforms together. More information here.

Subsidised Computer classes coming up

Book online using a credit card or in person at ITS Reception (ITS building over the river Leith, near Castle Lecture Theatres); Phone 479 8559

Word for Undergraduates (PC)

Excel for Assignments