Wednesday, 23 October 2019 10:32am
The University of Otago is building a new 450-bed residential college to meet a forecast increase in student enrolments and to respect a gift bequeathed by descendants of a distinguished former student, Te Rangi Hiroa.
Tuesday, 16 July 2019 9:59pm
A new maintenance system for the Dunedin campus not only keeps people who request the work up-to-date with progress but keeps staff safer and saves printing more than 50,000 pieces of paper annually.
Wednesday, 10 July 2019 1:51pm
Three cafés on the Dunedin campus going single-use disposable cup free from Monday will stop about 1,400 cups going to landfill every week – and eventually the whole University aims to be on board.
Tuesday, 2 July 2019 10:19pm
The University’s building projects are continuing their winning ways.
Thursday, 27 June 2019 12:40pm
Andrina Grigg wants to team up with staff and students to achieve waste reduction goals on the Dunedin campus in the best way possible.
Thursday, 13 June 2019 10:33pm
Christchurch Facilities Manager Murray Clarke was farewelled by staff and contractors recently at an event to celebrate his 30 years’ service to the University.
Tuesday, 11 June 2019 8:06am
One of the “highest tech” dental facilities in the world was officially opened this morning – the hospital-level patient-treatment building for New Zealand’s only national centre for dentistry, at Otago.
Monday, 10 June 2019 9:39pm
How will you be affected by the Operations’ Group’s priorities this year? In the second of this two-part series find out how the group aims to provide support through its goals for technology, support services and sustainability.
Thursday, 6 June 2019 11:46pm
How will you be affected by the Operations Group’s priorities this year? In the first of a two-part series, find out how the group aims to provide support through its goals for the University’s buildings and campuses.
Monday, 29 April 2019 11:14am
In what is possibly a New Zealand first, the University’s largest ever construction project is being led by a team of women.
Thursday, 11 April 2019 12:49pm
The first interior refurbishment of Dunedin’s landmark historic Clocktower building in more than a decade will include reorganising space to accommodate new occupants and changes for existing occupants’ teams.
Monday, 8 April 2019 12:12pm
University building redevelopments in Dunedin are the only two projects shortlisted in the education category of this year’s Southern Architecture Awards – which feed into the New Zealand Architecture Awards.
Wednesday, 27 March 2019 7:55am
All staff will get the chance to help reduce the amount of waste the University sends to landfill and boost recycling under a system that has just been piloted on parts of the Dunedin campus.
Tuesday, 26 March 2019 2:49pm
The University of Otago is reducing waste to landfill through a unique collaborative contract that is the first of its kind in Australasia for the Waste Management company.
Tuesday, 19 February 2019 4:21pm
Strains of Te Aroha echoed though the refurbished halls of Hayward College as the new-look building was blessed on Friday morning.
Tuesday, 5 February 2019 11:32am
A new name for the University of Otago’s newest Central Otago property has been unveiled at a special ceremony this morning.
Monday, 10 December 2018 10:45pm
The University of Otago is grateful to internationally renowned businessman and philanthropist Graeme Hart and his wife Robyn for their generous donation of $10 million which will help develop a new dental teaching facility in South Auckland.
Tuesday, 30 October 2018 12:33pm
The University of Otago and Dunedin City Council (DCC) are constructing a bee-themed pocket park on Great King Street which will be a new meeting and green space in the central city.
Wednesday, 24 October 2018 10:02am
The University of Otago is aiming to exceed the national accessibility standards by consistently applying its new Design & Facility Standards, Campus Development Division Director David Perry says.
Thursday, 18 October 2018 10:24pm
Using a drone to survey a University building transformed the task – making it safer, less disruptive, less time-consuming and much more cost effective.