Tuesday, 4 October 2022
A concert of new student compositions.
Tuesday, 4 October 2022 1:16pm
The most traditional event in the University of Otago English and Linguistics annual calendar will take a somewhat less traditional approach this year.
Tuesday, 27 September 2022 11:46am
She’s put in six years of study towards her law degree and has successfully advocated for better facilities for women in rugby.
Tuesday, 27 September 2022 11:25am
The arts have the power to inspire, heal, and even alarm, as the University of Otago’s 2023 Arts Fellows can all attest.
Thursday, 22 September 2022 9:42am
Humanities has accomplished something special, picking up all three Otago Excellence in Teaching awards presented for 2022.
Tuesday, 20 September 2022 8:55am
Getting ready for the end of the year? Well there are few things to do first.
Tuesday, 20 September 2022 9:59am
More than 500 students celebrated different cultures, communities, learning styles and ways to use their diversity in the wider world during Diversity Week 2022.
Tuesday, 20 September 2022 11:22am
Te Kura Ākau Taitoka - the University of Otago College of Education has been selected as the Principal Sponsor of the Otago Primary Principals’ Association (OPPA).
Friday, 16 September 2022 9:11am
Influential Māori legal scholar Professor Jacinta Ruru has been awarded the University of Otago’s top honour – its Distinguished Research Medal.
Thursday, 15 September 2022 9:01am
For more than 20 years, Professor Jacinta Ruru has been thinking and writing about how environmental law could recalibrate to be more respectful of Māori rights, interests and responsibilities.
Tuesday, 13 September 2022 3:43pm
As the blossoms come out a much-anticipated annual event on the Dunedin campus is also making its comeback.
Monday, 12 September 2022 11:27am
As the world struggles to take meaningful action on climate change, University of Otago researchers are studying how mana whenua and local authorities are stepping up to help their communities.
Tuesday, 30 August 2022 11:04am
Lived experience is contributing in a very real way to one University of Otago student’s studies.
Wednesday, 24 August 2022 2:37pm
Four musically talented University of Otago students have been selected as the recipients of the Six60 Scholarships for 2023.
Monday, 22 August 2022 11:23am
Otago's MasterChef NZ competitor Alice Taylor is loving her new role at Auckland restaurant Baduzzi.
Friday, 19 August 2022 3:39pm
Graduands Melanie and Ronnie Taurarii and their three children landed in Dunedin on Wednesday after three years in the USA.
Tuesday, 16 August 2022 1:42pm
The Bachelor of Performing Arts graduand is ready to cross the stage this month to collect his degree.
Tuesday, 16 August 2022 1:44pm
Following their performance dreams is Bachelor of Arts (Theatre and Dance) graduand Jake Callender who took a less direct path to his chosen field.
Wednesday, 10 August 2022 1:21pm
Lunchtime Theatre is back and students are “chomping at the bit” to tread the boards once again.
Wednesday, 10 August 2022 10:18am
Competing in South America will be a stark contrast to what one Otago volleyball duo has been used to in training.
Tuesday, 9 August 2022 11:23am
Languages and Cultures Pūkenga (Lecturer) Dr Moira Fortin Cornejo’s latest publication Rapa Nui Theatre: Staging Indigenous Identities in Easter Island describes her experiences of living on the remote Pacific island and provides a rare insight into its fascinating performance tradition.
Monday, 8 August 2022 3:36pm
The fourth year Bachelor of Surveying student won both the University of Otago’s Vice-Chancellor’s Scholarship, and the Keystone Trust Study Award Scholarship, in 2019.
Thursday, 4 August 2022 4:42pm
A project exploring the similarities, and differences, between narrative storytelling in te reo Māori and te reo Inarahi (English) has inspired Humanities Summer Scholarship recipient Te Ngaru Wehi (Waikato, Tūhoe, Ngāpuhi, Te Arawa) to pursue postgraduate study.
Tuesday, 2 August 2022 1:46pm
A Community Awareness Week run by Te Whare Tāwharau will feature key speakers, stalls and training on looking after each other.
Monday, 1 August 2022 8:44am
Cook Islanders have called Dunedin home since the 1960s, but their presence is not well-documented.
Wednesday, 27 July 2022 4:09pm
Knowing the importance of vaccines has helped a pharmacy student overcome her fear of needles to become a vaccinator on campus.
Tuesday, 26 July 2022 9:35am
A rising number of students are making use of the services of Te Whare Pounamu Women’s Refuge, which brings fundraising for the organisation a little closer to home, the student organisers of an annual campaign say.
Monday, 25 July 2022 4:18pm
Ruzel Stegen says she wouldn’t trade this job for anything and while it can be “full-on” it’s also rewarding.
Tuesday, 19 July 2022 2:47pm
Returning home victorious from the international field is all part of the game plan for four Otago students.
Tuesday, 19 July 2022 2:46pm
Learning the law doesn’t get more hands-on than negotiating with the cream of the crop on international soil.
Tuesday, 12 July 2022 9:02am
Isabella Howard (Rangitāne o Wairau) is putting her Otago arts and business degrees to good use working in the vibrant New York art scene.
Monday, 11 July 2022 3:17pm
Alice Taylor had always wondered what it would be like to compete on MasterChef NZ. This year, she found out.
Monday, 11 July 2022 9:25am
It may be the longest running student revue in the world, but the creators of Otago University’s Capping Show are not running out of ideas yet.
Monday, 11 July 2022 4:40pm
Who says jazz, murder and education can’t go hand in hand?
Wednesday, 6 July 2022 9:13am
Otago Law alumna Josie Te Rata (Ngāti Raukawa) is one of two recipients of this year’s New Zealand Law Foundation Ethel Benjamin Scholarships.
Monday, 27 June 2022 2:12pm
A 'harrowing, compelling' opera referencing Janet Frame's time at Seacliff Mental Hospital will be performed in Dunedin in October.
Thursday, 23 June 2022 4:33pm
From suburban Madrid to near its southern antipode, Aotearoa, new Faculty of Law lecturer Lucas Clover Alcolea says studying and working in the law has had many unexpected benefits - including global travel.
Tuesday, 21 June 2022 10:33am
The third-year Bachelor of Music student has had a busy year between studying, sound engineering, working with his band Black-Sale House and even taking on his first Musical Director role.
Monday, 20 June 2022 2:16pm
Fresh from a major festival in a city best known for its canals, the art installation Luminary l Luminare is set to illuminate cathedrals and churches in Aotearoa.
Monday, 20 June 2022 11:47am
An international travel scholarship is helping Otago alumna Ihlara McIndoe head to McGill University in Montreal to pursue her master’s in music.
Wednesday, 15 June 2022 4:54pm
Mum earns PhD in education to better early childhood education experiences for disabled children.
Tuesday, 14 June 2022 1:49pm
As the University of Otago Christchurch campus redevelopment prepares to rise from the ground, academics in Dunedin are cleaning the dirt from 150-year-old artefacts dug up from the site.
Monday, 13 June 2022 1:14pm
As New Zealand takes its place as a space-faring nation, this year’s Otago Foreign Policy School will tackle the regulatory, scientific, cultural, and security aspects the nation must consider when moulding its space policy and framework.
Friday, 10 June 2022 12:53pm
Two important Humanities research initiatives have received $10,000 in the inaugural University of Otago Research Network grant round.
Wednesday, 8 June 2022 9:12am
University of Otago alumni have been recognised for ground-breaking and inspirational service and commitment to a diverse range of communities, interests and professions in the Queen’s Birthday and Platinum Jubilee Honours 2022.
Wednesday, 8 June 2022 4:04pm
Pauline Luyten's thesis highlights all the work the South Canterbury Tongan community put in to adapting during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Tuesday, 7 June 2022 2:14pm
One Peace and Conflict Studies master's student believes teaching how to grow food in schools would be beneficial for many young learners.
Tuesday, 4 October 2022
A concert of new student compositions.
Wednesday, 5 October 2022
Join us for a lunchtime recital by senior performance students l
Thursday, 6 October 2022
Professor Anita Gibbs delivers her Inaugural Professorial Lecture (IPL) titled: The criminalisation of children and youth with neurodisabilities in Aotearoa New Zealand.
Friday, 7 October 2022
Come and celebrate some of New Zealand's outstanding young actors at Shakespeare Globe Centre New Zealand's National Shakespeare Schools Production 2022.