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The role of the Events Hub is to provide a single university-wide event management service.

We provide a range of services throughout the event process, from initial conceptualisation and feasibility through to on-the-day support and post-event evaluation.

Please note that external events are not managed by the Events team.


The Events Hub provides support ranging from end-to-end event co-ordination for significant events, through to the provision of info and resources for staff organising their own small events.

End-to-end co-ordination includes:

  • Initial conceptualisation and feasibility
  • Event planning, budgeting, and stakeholder engagement
  • Logistics such as travel, venue and catering, equipment and entertainment, invitations and registrations, and collaboration with Marketing and Communications teams
  • Running of the event from set-up to troubleshooting and pack-down
  • Evaluation, debrief, and recommendations for future events

Small event support includes:

  • Providing advice and guidance
  • Access to a range of templates and tools
  • Equipment hire

External Events

The Events Hub's primary focus is on University-owned events. The Events Hub does not provide services for external events held on-campus. A toolkit has been designed to assist you to plan your event at the Dunedin campus.

Event Planning Toolkit for External Events (PDF)

Contact us

To request event support

Our locations


Room G33
Clocktower Building
Dunedin Campus


Alex Thorpe
Room 519
Dean's Department
University of Otago


Anne McLean
Floor 5
Harbour City Centre

Postal address

Events Hub
Marketing Services
University of Otago
PO Box 56
Dunedin 9054
New Zealand

Study Marketing

The Department of Marketing teaches marketing at Otago. Marketing Services is an internal service unit that is not directly affiliated with the Department of Marketing.

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