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01 Jan 2023

Kia Mau - Celebrating 50 years of University of Otago, Christchurch


We invite you to join the University of Otago, in celebrating 50 years by comin...

22 Sep 2023

The balancing act of business. Business for Good series with Daniel Harmes


Daniel Harmes is the founder and managing director of Platinum Recruitment. Hear...

22 Sep 2023

Lunchtime Theatre – Southern Comfort


PERF 302 – Class of 2023 reflect on the last few years....

22 Sep 2023

Senior Year – PERF 302 Showcase Performance


PERF 302 – Class of 2023 reflect on the last few years....

25 Sep 2023

Suffrage Lecture


Exploring a lived-experience lens to voting rights for people in prison, to cont...

26 Sep 2023

Exploring our coastal wonders with VR and Tours


Come on an underwater virtual reality adventure to learn about our ocean and how...

26 Sep 2023

Biochemistry Seminar: Devon Bull, PhD Candidate


Development and characterisation of immunocompetent models for metastatic oestro...

26 Sep 2023

Geology Department seminar: Fractures and fluid flow through naturally fractured geothermal reservoirs, Taupō Volcanic Zone, New Zealand


Dr Cécile Massiot (GNS Science) will be presenting her research on how borehole...

26 Sep 2023

Inaugural Professorial Lecture – Professor Nicola Wheen


Join us for the Inaugural Professorial Lecture presented by Professor Nicola Whe...

26 Sep 2023

2023 Singapore Alumni Event


The University of Otago Chancellor Mr Stephen Higgs and Deputy Vice-Chancellor E...

27 Sep 2023

Exploring our coastal wonders with VR and Tours


Come on an underwater virtual reality adventure to learn about our ocean and how...

27 Sep 2023

Microenvironment, cancer and adipocytes


27 Sep 2023

Lunchtime Concert


Lunchtime Concert presented by Bachelor of Performing Arts students being held o...

27 Sep 2023

Beijing from Below – The challenge of change: Expectations of gender in urban transformation since 1949 in a disadvantaged neighbourhood of central Beijing


Professor Evans will reflect on how the notion of change takes shape through the...

27 Sep 2023

CANCELLED – Kirsty Gunn: In conversation


“We Need to Write About White Racists”: A public conversation with acclaimed wri...

27 Sep 2023

2023 Kuala Lumpur Alumni Event


The University of Otago Chancellor Mr Stephen Higgs and Deputy Vice-Chancellor E...

28 Sep 2023

Exploring our coastal wonders with VR and Tours


Come on an underwater virtual reality adventure to learn about our ocean and how...

28 Sep 2023

CALT Kōrero – Busting the myths about online, flexible and distance learning (OFDL)


The September 2023 CALT Korero brings to you a group of experienced OFDL teacher...

28 Sep 2023

Lunchtime Theatre PERF301 Project - The Line Theory


We are all connected by a thread... A devised interdisciplinary performance pres...

28 Sep 2023

The Edwin Smith Papyrus: Orthopaedic Surgery 5000 years ago in Pharaonic Egypt


This lecture explores the oldest known surgical text in the history of civilizat...

28 Sep 2023

Lunchtime Theatre PERF301 Project - The Line Theory


We are all connected by a thread... A devised interdisciplinary performance pres...

29 Sep 2023

Department of Medicine Seminar Series


Eleanor Dunn, BMedSc(Hons) Student, discusses the next steps in management of lo...

29 Sep 2023

Lunchtime Theatre PERF301 Project - The Line Theory


We are all connected by a thread... A devised interdisciplinary performance pres...

29 Sep 2023

Otago goldminer migration


Otago goldminer migration...

30 Sep 2023

Applications due for full-year and semester 1 residential college accommodation


Applications due for full-year and semester 1 residential college accommodation...

01 Oct 2023

Applications due for second-year classes in Law in 2024


Applications due for second-year classes in Law in 2024...

03 Oct 2023

Bi-monthly CARE webinar series: Holding the Elderly in Humanity


The Collaboration of Ageing Research Excellence, Te Taki Rangahau Pēperekou, is...

03 Oct 2023

Lilburn Prize Concert 2023


Come and join us for the Lilburn Prize Concert 2023 – A concert of new student c...

03 Oct 2023

Inaugural Professorial Lecture – Professor Fiona Edgar


Professor Fiona Edgar delivers her Inaugural Professorial Lecture (IPL) titled:...

04 Oct 2023

Lunchtime Concert – Senior Performance students in recital I


A lunchtime concert at Marama Hall, presented by the School of Performing Arts....

04 Oct 2023

In God we trust?: Coming to terms with the shift to the “Anthropocene”


The concept of the “Anthropocene” emphasises humanity’s impact on Earth’s geolog...

05 Oct 2023

Ara tiatia webinar series – Webinar 3, 2023


Join us for "Generating political priority for alcohol policy reform", the third...

05 Oct 2023

Lunchtime Theatre - Abandance2


Lunchtime Theatre presents Abandance2 Compelling and evocative short choreograph...

05 Oct 2023

Inaugural Professorial Lecture – Professor Lisa McNeill


Professor Lisa McNeill delivers her Inaugural Professorial Lecture (IPL) titled:...

08 Oct 2023

Marine Encounters at the New Zealand Marine Studies Centre


During a tour of the NZ Marine Studies Centre at Portobello, connect to your coa...

10 Oct 2023

Inaugural Professorial Lecture – Professor Bruce Russell


Professor Bruce Russell delivers his Inaugural Professorial Lecture (IPL) titled...

11 Oct 2023

Lunchtime Concert – Senior Performance students in recital II


A lunchtime concert at Marama Hall, presented by the School of Performing Arts....

11 Oct 2023

Inaugural Professorial Lecture - Professor Michael Keall


Professor Michael Keall presents his inaugural professorial lecture "Professor b...

12 Oct 2023

Lunchtime Theatre: Voyager 30


Lunchtime Theatre presents - Voyager 30 After 30 times round the theatrical Su...

12 Oct 2023

Inaugural Professorial Lecture – Professor Maree Thyne


Professor Maree Thyne delivers her Inaugural Professorial Lecture (IPL) titled,...

13 Oct 2023

Lectures end before semester 2 examinations


Lectures end before semester 2 examinations...

13 Oct 2023

Lunchtime Theatre: Voyager 30


Lunchtime Theatre presents - Voyager 30 After 30 times round the theatrical Su...

16 Oct 2023

Orthopaedic Update - Acute Orthopaedic Management in Rural NZ


Join us for an engaging webinar as Anthony and Lucinda delve into a captivating...

17 Oct 2023

Dental class of 1963 reunion


Join us for our 60th anniversary reunion back in Dunedin, where we met and start...

18 Oct 2023

Semester 2 examinations begin


Semester 2 examinations begin...

20 Oct 2023

Class of 2003 Physiotherapy Reunion


Class of 2003 Physiotherapy Reunion...

23 Oct 2023

Labour Day


Labour Day...

27 Oct 2023

History of the Dunedin Refugee Support Group


Migration to Otago lecture series: Join History student Gabe Turner as he outlin...

27 Oct 2023

Dental Class of 1993 reunion


Dental Class of 1993 reunion...

27 Oct 2023

Medical class of 1988 Reunion


Medical class of 1988 Reunion...

01 Nov 2023

Applications due for the third stage of the Bachelor of Social Work programme in 2024


Applications due for the third stage of the Bachelor of Social Work programme in...

03 Nov 2023

Dental Class of 1973 reunion


Dental Class of 1973 reunion...

11 Nov 2023

Semester 2 examinations end


Semester 2 examinations end...

12 Nov 2023

Marine Encounters at the New Zealand Marine Studies Centre


During a tour of the NZ Marine Studies Centre at Portobello, connect to your coa...

15 Nov 2023

Applications due for second-year classes in Surveying in 2024


Applications due for second-year classes in Surveying in 2024...

15 Nov 2023

Applications due for international students applying for full degree studies commencing in semester 1, 2024 (including Health Sciences First Year)


Applications are due for international students applying for full degree studies...

15 Nov 2023

Otago Global Health Institute conference


The theme of the 15th annual OGHI conference is: Aotearoa New Zealand's contribu...

20 Nov 2023

New Zealand Biostatistics Conference 2023


The Biostatistics Centre at the University of Otago welcomes biostatisticians, p...

24 Nov 2023

EDOR's 20th anniversary symposium


Edgar Diabetes and Obesity Research (EDOR) is celebrating 20 years as a Universi...

24 Nov 2023

Migration and Melancholia in Otago's Lonely Hills


Migration to Otago lecture series: Join Associate Professor Jacqueline Leckie as...

29 Nov 2023

20th Anniversary CNE Symposium


The Centre for Neuroendocrinology is holding a 3-day symposium of neuroendocrino...

30 Nov 2023

CEFGroup Sustainable Finance and Accounting Symposium


This symposium focusses on the global shift to greener finance and sustainable p...

05 Dec 2023

Assembly of Investment Chairs 2023


The Assembly of Chairs presents a significant opportunity to discuss challenges...

09 Dec 2023

Graduation ceremonies


Graduation ceremonies...

10 Dec 2023

Applications due for first enrolment in most Honours, Postgraduate Diploma and Masters’ programmes in 2024


Applications due for first enrolment in most Honours, Postgraduate Diploma and M...

10 Dec 2023

Applications due from all new and recommencing students, and returning students applying for a new programme, commencing in Summer School or semester 1 subject to the Entry Pathway system in 2024 (subject to change)


Applications due from all new and recommencing students, and returning students...

10 Dec 2023

Marine Encounters at the New Zealand Marine Studies Centre


During a tour of the NZ Marine Studies Centre at Portobello, connect to your coa...

13 Dec 2023

Graduation ceremonies


Graduation ceremonies...

15 Dec 2023

Due date for submission of 2024 Summer School papers for course approval (subject to change)


Due date for submission of 2024 Summer School papers for course approval (subjec...

16 Dec 2023

Graduation ceremonies


Graduation ceremonies...

03 Jan 2024

University reopens


University reopens...

08 Jan 2024

Summer School classes begin


Summer School classes begin...

08 Jan 2024

Due date for completion of course enrolment declaration concerning Summer School papers (late fee may apply)


Due date for completion of course enrolment declaration concerning Summer School...

10 Jan 2024

5th Human Resources International Conference


11 Jan 2024

Last day to add Summer School papers (11:59pm deadline)


Last day to add Summer School papers (11:59pm deadline)...

15 Jan 2024

Due date for submission of papers for course approval by students taking semester 1 or full year papers


Due date for submission of papers for course approval by students taking semeste...

17 Jan 2024

Last day to delete Summer School papers with refund of fees (11:59pm deadline)


Last day to delete Summer School papers with refund of fees (11:59pm deadline)...

31 Jan 2024

KOZWaves 2024: The 6th Australasian conference on wave science


06 Feb 2024

Waitangi Day


Waitangi Day...

08 Feb 2024

Last day to withdraw from Summer School papers (11:59pm deadline)


Last day to withdraw from Summer School papers (11:59pm deadline)...

14 Feb 2024

Performing Care and Carelessness


An interdisciplinary conference hosted by The Performance of the Real Research T...

16 Feb 2024

Summer School classes end


Summer School classes end...

17 Feb 2024

Summer School examinations begin


Summer School examinations begin...

19 Feb 2024

Convocation Ceremony


Convocation Ceremony...

22 Feb 2024

Summer School examinations end


Summer School examinations end...

23 Feb 2024

Preliminary lectures for semester 1 and full-year papers


Preliminary lectures for semester 1 and full-year papers...

23 Feb 2024

Due date for completion of course enrolment declaration by students taking semester 1 and full-year papers (a late fee may apply)


Due date for completion of course enrolment declaration by students taking semes...

26 Feb 2024

Formal lectures begin


Formal lectures begin...

01 Mar 2024

Last day to add semester 1 and full-year papers (11:59pm deadline)


Last day to add semester 1 and full-year papers (11:59pm deadline)...

15 Mar 2024

Last day to delete semester 1 papers with refund of fees (11:59pm deadline)


Last day to delete semester 1 papers with refund of fees (11:59pm deadline)...

22 Mar 2024

Last day to delete full-year papers with refund of fees (11:59pm deadline)


Last day to delete full-year papers with refund of fees (11:59pm deadline)...

29 Mar 2024

Good Friday – Mid-semester break begins


Good Friday – Mid-semester break begins...

01 Apr 2024

Easter Monday


Easter Monday...

02 Apr 2024

Otago Anniversary Day observed (Dunedin)


Otago Anniversary Day observed (Dunedin)...

08 Apr 2024

Semester 1 resumes


Semester 1 resumes...

08 Apr 2024

Home Science class of '66 Reunion


Home Science class of '66 Reunion...

25 Apr 2024

ANZAC Day


ANZAC Day...

03 May 2024

Last day to withdraw from semester 1 papers (11:59pm deadline)


Last day to withdraw from semester 1 papers (11:59pm deadline)...

11 May 2024

Graduation ceremonies


Graduation ceremonies...
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