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Life still all about balance

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Friday, 25 January 2019

Known for being "the most social group ever", the first-year physical education class of 1969 has racked up some impressive achievements in the past 50 years.

Kuala Lumpur alumni event November 2018

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Monday, 14 January 2019

Alumni and friends gathered at the NZ High Commissioner's Residence in Kuala Lumpur on November 22 2018 to meet old friends and make new ones

A Beatles goodbye to Dunedin's Albany Street studio

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Monday, 17 December 2018

In a Beatles-like tribute a group of Dunedin musicians, joined by some former Otago students, gathered at the Albany Street recording studio to record an album of 22 songs over three days.

From the archives: A life worth celebrating

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Monday, 17 December 2018

What started as plans to hold a small ceremony in Waimate to mark 100 years since the passing of a local legend, turned in to an all-day celebration of her remarkable if somewhat short life.

Generous donation from Otago Phoenix Club on their 50th anniversary

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Monday, 17 December 2018

At the Otago Phoenix Club's 50th anniversary celebrations in November, University of Otago Advancement Services Manager Louise Lawrence accepted a very generous donation on behalf of the University's Foundation Trust, for the Dr Ted Nye Studentship Fund.

Hot Picks: eConnect issue 17

Right Lecture Hot Picks

Monday, 17 December 2018

Every semester Otago academics, and visiting lecturers, share a wealth of information through their public lectures – we warmly invite you to access these online

Father and son share deep Otago bonds

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Monday, 17 December 2018

Centenarian Emeritus Professor Alan Horsman spent more than a quarter of a century leading the English Department at the University of Otago.

Diverse initiatives for this year's Annual Appeal

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Monday, 17 December 2018

Initiatives in medical research, marine studies and cancer rehabilitation join student scholarships and a new home for Music, Theatre and Performing Arts as the focus of this year's annual fundraising appeal.

Otago alumna back home to develop her vision

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Thursday, 6 December 2018

After a year of travelling between Central Otago, London and Sydney, vineyard owner, investment banker and mother of two Philippa Fourbet is looking forward to a summer of gardening, cooking, and being at home.

Singapore alumni event November 2018

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Friday, 23 November 2018

John Laxon, Regional Director of Education New Zealand welcomed guests on behalf of New Zealand's High Commission in Singapore on Friday 23 November

Hong Kong alumni event November 2018

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Monday, 19 November 2018

Alumni and friends gathered at the Hong Kong Football Club in Hong Kong on Monday 19 November to rekindle their Otago connections.