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Faculty of Law news and events


Otago Law Career Events 2021

Meet our fantastic law lecturers and hear about studying Law at Otago. We are touring New Zealand to talk about the Otago Law degree and the great and varied career opportunities it offers to everyone who takes up the degree.

The events are open to year 12 and 13 students, and we also invite parents to attend.

Dates and sign up details


Charities and lockdown

Friday 29 October 2021

Charities and small organisations can face challenges at the best of times but during a pandemic further obstacles can present in a multitude of ways.

Football team makes history

Tuesday 10 August 2021

The Otago University Football Club recently made history as the first Otago team to progress to the quarter final of the Chatham Cup.

Humanities academics scoop top Otago award

Wednesday 16 June 2021

Religion programme Professor Ben Schonthal and Religion Head of Programme Associate Professor John Shaver are joint 2021 recipients of the University’s premier research award, the Rowheath Trust Award and Carl Smith Medal. Division of Humanties academics Dr Christina Ergler (School of Geography) and Dr Anna High (Law) were recently announced as Early Career Awards for Distinction in Research recipients.

Tools for employability

Wednesday 19 May 2021

Knowing where to get started when on the hunt for your dream job is not always a simple task. With a new tool available to students, some have already had success.

Students for a cause

Friday 30 April 2021

A student with a heart for cricket and charity had an idea on how to use those to benefit others.

Law students crossing the finish line

Friday 30 April 2021

With an ambitious fundraising goal and a personal connection to the cause a group of determined Law students are ready to race in this year’s Student Relay for Life.