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Edition #229 – 16 May 2016

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Christianity 101 Panel Discussion. “Don’t they all hate each other?”

Exploring Christian Unity and Diversity. Organised by the Otago Combined Christian Groups.
University Union Main Common Room. Monday 16th May 7pm-9pm. Supper to follow. All welcome; follow in Facebook.

Join the Toastmasters Club "Scarfies" Club

Are you looking to
- build your confidence
- grow as a leader
- improve your communication and public speaking skills?

Scarfies is the Toastmasters Club for students run by students. Come along to our next club night as a guest. Participate in speaking or just observe how our club runs, it is up to you!

We meet on Tuesdays during semester at 5:45 pm room 1.01 at the University of Otago school of Physical Education 665 Cumberland St (opposite Smithels Gymnasium).

Check out our website for more information.

OUSA Diversity Week, 16-20 May

OUSA Diversity Week is an annual event aimed at raising awareness and visibility of sex, sexuality and gender diversity on campus. Brought to you by the OUSA Queer Support Coordinator and UniQ, it runs from the 16th to the 20th of May! Check out the Facebook event for details.

OUSA Capping Show: MAKING GRAD, 18-21 & 23-28 May

The world's second longest running (and the most hilarious) Capping Revue is back with a night of sketches, videos, singing and dancing! This show is guaranteed to make you make you LOL, wince with awkwardness, cringe with offense and it will definitely make you tell everyone you know how awesome it was. 7:30pm, University of Otago College of Education Auditorium. More info and bookings.

Get Funded for Community Projects

Student clubs, societies and groups can apply for project grants through Operation Global Goals. Projects need to support at least one of the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals. Applications open now!

Te Roopu Maori SGM Monday 23 May

Te Roopu Maori will be holding their SGM on Monday 23 May in the Centre for Innovation seminar room 1, directly across the road from the Maori Centre. 5.30pm Kai, followed by the meeting at 6pm.

Use your degree to teach – apply now for the 2017 Master of Teaching and Learning

Students from all areas are invited to apply for the one-year Master of Teaching and Learning (Primary and Secondary). Contact 479 4914 education@otago.ac.nz
Apply here

Subsidised Computer classes coming up R-Data Analysis Walkthrough & Endnote

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
R-Data Analysis Walkthrough & Endnote

Rubbish Skip Collection - Friday 27 May

There will skips out on Friday 27 May from 9am to 4pm to get rid of rubbish you can’t put into the weekly bags or recycle bins. This will be the last skips until the start of semester 2.

If skips located closest to your flat are full, please take your rubbish to another skip in these locations. Reminders will appear in scarfie, but note the dates also on the locations site.

Please make yourself familiar with the DCC rubbish and recycling collection service requirements for using DCC rubbish bags only and when to put out your recycling bins. Non-DCC rubbish bags will not be collected.

Thanks for your help with keeping the campus tidy.