Tuesday, 19 February 2019 10:05pm
The sun shone and town definitely came to gown on Friday, when Dunedin residents and their families set up picnics, played games and listened to the music on the Clocktower Lawn for the public launch of the University’s 150th anniversary.
Tuesday, 19 February 2019 9:27pm
A record-breaking powhiri for Māori students has kickstarted the University of Otago’s Orientation Week in style.
Tuesday, 19 February 2019 10:26pm
The University of Otago, Christchurch, has hung a rainbow flag in its foyer in a ceremony involving staff, students and members of the Canterbury rainbow community.
Tuesday, 19 February 2019 7:52pm
Strains of Te Aroha echoed though the refurbished halls of Hayward College as the new-look building was blessed on Friday morning.
Monday, 18 February 2019 2:27pm
New research from the Healthier Lives National Science Challenge has found people who speak te reo Māori have a reduced risk of progressing from pre-diabetes to diabetes.
Monday, 18 February 2019 10:09pm
Student mental health is a priority for the 2019 President of the Otago University Students’ Association (OUSA) James Heath. The Otago Bulletin Board caught up with him as 0'Week gets under way.
Monday, 18 February 2019 10:11pm
A free mobile app designed to make students’ lives easier has been launched today – aiming to provide information where students normally get it: on their phones.
Monday, 18 February 2019 10:12pm
Dubliner Professor Sonja Tiernan says the growing relationship between New Zealand and Ireland means her appointment as the Eamon Cleary Chair in Irish Studies could not have come at a better time.
Monday, 18 February 2019 9:54am
University of Otago researchers have discovered a clue as to why there are changes in the way babies’ brains are formed in mothers who are obese during pregnancy, which can potentially lead to an elevated risk of mental illness, including autism spectrum disorders.
Monday, 18 February 2019 12:23pm
The University has released the 2018 discipline statistics showing a significant and steady downward trend in student offences. For the first time in many years, no discipline cases were referred to the Vice-Chancellor by the Provost during 2018. There was also a 14.2 per cent drop in recorded incidents since the previous year.
Friday, 15 February 2019 3:04pm
As the University of Otago welcomes students back for the 2019 academic year, Vice-Chancellor Professor Harlene Hayne has some advice to ensure their experiences are both fun and safe.
Friday, 15 February 2019 10:42am
Two new appointments at the College of Education mean vital areas of learning for Otago’s education tauira will be well-covered in future.
Friday, 15 February 2019 10:04am
The Otago Bulletin Board team is thrilled to announce the launch of our seventh annual photo competition, which opens for entries today.
Friday, 15 February 2019 3:39pm
Cake, song and prayer set the tone for the launch of Pacific at Otago's 150th anniversary celebrations last week.
Thursday, 14 February 2019 2:22pm
Do you hope an IT solution can make work easier, need to resolve a long-standing issue or want to know who to contact about IT? Otago's newly established IT Advisory team is here to help.
Thursday, 14 February 2019 1:00pm
The Faculty of Law has established a new Chair of Jurisprudence, named after International scholar and Otago alumnus Professor Jeremy Waldron.
Thursday, 14 February 2019 2:20pm
The University of Otago is doing well half way into a month-long workplace cycling challenge which aims to get more New Zealanders onto bikes – but with two weeks to go more staff are encouraged to sign up.
Wednesday, 13 February 2019 10:31am
Representatives from Commonwealth countries will converge on Dunedin this month as the University is the venue for the first workshop on ocean acidification.
Wednesday, 13 February 2019 10:25am
Two women, both from the University of Otago, have been appointed to lead the Ageing Well National Science Challenge (AWNSC) in a year when it moves into the second phase of its allocation of funding.
Wednesday, 13 February 2019 9:42pm
Cake, song and prayer set the tone for the launch of Pacific at Otago’s 150th anniversary celebrations last week.
Wednesday, 13 February 2019 4:39pm
Older people’s inability to engage in nature can leave them feeling sad, frustrated and angry, a University of Otago study has found.
Historic characters, local sports stars and musicians kick-off University of Otago’s 150th anniversary
Tuesday, 12 February 2019 4:36pm
New students arriving in Dunedin are in for an extra special welcome this year, with the public launch of the University of Otago’s 150th anniversary celebrations kicking-off this Friday, 15 February.
Tuesday, 12 February 2019 11:12am
The University of Otago Faculty of Law is honoured to announce the establishment of a new Chair of Jurisprudence, named after International scholar and Otago alumnus Professor Jeremy Waldron.
Tuesday, 12 February 2019 3:49pm
Major steps to harness the collective power of the Commonwealth in the fight against ocean acidification will take place at the University of Otago, Dunedin in mid-February.
Tuesday, 12 February 2019 3:30pm
The impact, value and sustainability of tourism is the focus of the inaugural tourism policy school, in Queenstown, next month.