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Tuesday 17 December 2019 4:19pm

1869 Conference and Heritage festival

The many important scientific, political, commercial, cultural and medical milestones reached 150 years ago were celebrated during the 1869 Conference and Heritage Festival, which was held in Dunedin between 25 and 29 September.

The conference and festival combined a traditional academic programme with a range of public heritage festival events, special forums and social engagements.

You can read about the 1869 Conference and Heritage Festival here


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Photos - Sharron Bennett

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Alumni events from October 2019

Central Otago, 15 – 16 October

A lively group of alumni and friends from across the decades gathered at Edgewater Resort on 15 October and at Millbrook Resort on 16 October to connect with each other and reconnect with the University, and to celebrate mutual achievements.

You can read about the events here or visit the Alumni Facebook page to view photos


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Toronto, 5 November

Toronto-based alumni celebrated the University’s 150th anniversary in style at the University Club of Toronto. The spectacular setting of the venue provided the perfect backdrop for alumni to gather and reflect on their achievements as Otago graduates and the successes of their university.

You can read about the Toronto event here or visit the Alumni Facebook page to view photos


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Vancouver, 7 November

The Terminal Club in Vancouver provided a grand setting for our alumni and friends to gather and was the perfect opportunity to celebrate the University’s 150th anniversary. It has been a number of years since we gathered in Vancouver, but Vancouver-based alumni quickly found things in common with each other and enjoyed the opportunity to share stories and memories of time spent at Otago.

You can read about the Vancouver event here or visit the Alumni Facebook page to view photos


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