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Edition #238 – 19 September 2016

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Programmes and Careers in Public Health Information evening 26 October

Improve your career prospects with a postgraduate qualification in Public Health.
Join us for our information evening where you will have the opportunity to hear from our graduates, lecturers, researchers and public health professionals.
Wednesday 26 October 5.30-6.30pm. Nibbles provided.
PLEASE RSVP: nicola.wilson@otago.ac.nz by 21 October 2016.

OUSA Executive Elections

Voting for the 2017 OUSA student executive is now OPEN! The candidates have spoken and it’s now time to jump onto the OUSA voting page and select who you want to be representing the student body in 2017. You can also head to the polling booths in the link if you are around campus between 10am and 3pm on voting days. Voting closes at 4pm on Thursday 22nd September with announcements at 5pm that evening. For more info about the elections and the candidates click here.

Dunedin Craft Beer and Food Festival 12 November

Celebrate the end of exams in style on November 12th at the Dunedin Craft Beer and Food Festival! Dunedin's official celebration of the brewing and culinary heritage of Otago & NZ is BACK and we’ve got the biggest and broadest range to date! Awesome brews, food and tunes will be present. Tickets are now on sale through the Dunedin Craft Beer and Food festival website with student tickets at the hot price of $25 (+b.f). See you there!

Career Development Centre presentations – September Career Seminars, Summer Job Expo, International Students Expo

All welcome to attend. Find out more information and register your interest for any of the events on Career Hub

  • Summer Job Expo: Wednesday 5 October, 11am-2pm, the Link

Come and meet employers looking for staff for the summer holidays.

  • International Student Expo: Wednesday 5 October, 11am-2pm, the Link

Come and meet employers and businesses looking for international talent.

  • Career Development Centre’s September Career Seminars

Career workshops and seminars for September are now available to book.
Come and learn more about the essential concepts for your CV & Cover letters, Job Applications, Successful Interviews.

10,000 YOUNG PEOPLE MISSING! IT'S NOT TOO LATE TO ENROL TO VOTE IN THE LOCAL ELECTIONS!

10,000 YOUNG PEOPLE MISSING! In Dunedin. Are you one of them?
If so, ENROL NOW to have your say in the Local Bodies Elections.
Check out the website.

December 2016 graduation applications open on 26 September, and close on 10 October

On 26 September a ‘Graduation’ link will be available in your eVision portal. If you don’t see the link on that date and you wish to apply, contact graduation@otago.ac.nz before applications close. Late applications will not be accepted.

If you wish to defer graduating to a later date, access the graduation application link within your eVision portal, select that you wish to graduate at a later date, then email graduation@otago.ac.nz for approval.

28 DAY CHALLENGE AT UNIPOL

Are you up for the challenge? It’s not too late to join in. Complete 10, 20 or 30 group fitness classes over a month and kick start your summer fitness goals. More info.
Buy a group fitness membership for $65, allowing you full access to the group fitness programme until end of Feb 2017. Purchase online.

Subsidised Computer classes coming up – SPSS & Thesis formatting Word PC

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
A Quick Intro to SPSS & Word PC - Thesis Formatting

Rubbish skip collection 30 September

There will skips out on Friday 30 September from 9am to 4pm to get rid of rubbish you can’t put into the weekly bags or recycle bins.

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.