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University of Otago Council membership 2023


The University Council is chaired by the Chancellor, Mr Stephen Higgs. In the absence of the Chancellor, the Pro-Chancellor, Ms Trish Oakley deputises.

Appointed by the Minister of Education

Ex Officio

Elected by the academic staff

Elected by the professional staff

President of the Otago University Students' Association Incorporated

Appointed by the University of Otago Council

Secretary to the Council

  • Ms J A Thompson