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Otago’s sustainable business qualification receives global recognition

Wednesday, 21 December 2022 11:02am

A University of Otago programme that tackles the big issues of sustainability, climate change and resource scarcity has been endorsed by the largest professional body for environmental practitioners worldwide. It is the first partnership of its kind in Aotearoa.

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Business School wins design award

Tuesday, 23 August 2022 11:58am

Te Kura Pakihi – Otago Business School won the Education category at the 2022 Otago/Southland Regional ADNZ Resene Architectural Design Awards.

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OBS Markets Lab open for business

Friday, 19 August 2022 4:23pm

The Otago Business School’s Te Taura Takata BNZ Bloomberg Markets Lab is open for business.

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‘Crazy academic journey’ an empowering experience

Friday, 19 August 2022 4:07pm

Lovely Luafitu has overcome “many challenges” on her way to graduating with a Bachelor of Commerce.

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Investigating how alcohol price changes affect consumption

Thursday, 28 July 2022 4:23pm

Research to determine how alcohol consumption in New Zealand responds to changes in the price of alcohol has received $95,000 in funding from Te Whatu Ora Health Promotion Agency.

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Department of Tourism ‘elated’ with ranking

Tuesday, 26 July 2022 10:51am

The University of Otago’s teaching of hospitality and tourism management has ranked 23rd worldwide in the Shanghai Ranking Consultancy’s Academic Ranking of World Universities.

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Otago Business School receives AACSB accreditation 

Friday, 15 July 2022 4:26pm

The Otago Business School has received reaccreditation from the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB).

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Business School student success at Global Enterprise Experience

Thursday, 14 July 2022 3:40pm

University of Otago Business School students Jessie Yue Ou Yang and Harry Campbell were each highly commended at this year’s Global Enterprise Experience (GEE) award ceremony.

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Turning ‘misery research’ into destination management for sustainability

Thursday, 14 July 2022 3:18pm

Dr Julia Albrecht, from the Department of Tourism, shares what took her from an academic background in Geography and a practical background as a consultant, to a career researching destination management for sustainability.


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