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14 Feb February

Bioengineering Showcase 2022

Monday, 14 February 2022 at 10:30am - University of Otago Dunedin and Christchurch campuses, University of Otago Wellington campus (via Zoom), and online via Zoom.
Learn about the exciting research and commercialisation being carried out within Bioengineering@Otago.

 

Vice-Chancellor's Welcome Back to Staff

Monday, 14 February 2022 at 5:00pm - Welcome Lecture in St David Lecture Theatre (5:00pm–6:00pm)
BBQ Dinner in St David Ground Floor Foyer (6:00pm–7:00pm), Dunedin

The Vice-Chancellor will be delivering his Welcome Back Lecture to Staff.

15 Feb February

Vice-Chancellor's Welcome to Parents / Students – Locals

Tuesday, 15 February 2022 at 5:30pm - Castle Lecture Theatre Complex, University of Otago campus, Dunedin.
Lecture in Castle 1 (5:30pm–6:30pm).
Light refreshments in Castle Concourse (6:30pm–7:00pm).

A welcome from the Vice-Chancellor, specifically for our Locals students, who choose to stay at home, flat, or board in their first year, and their whānau.

 

Working Stiffs: Forensic science and fiction in the US and Aotearoa New Zealand

Thursday, 17 February 2022 at 5:30pm - St David Lecture Theatre, 310 Great King Street, North Dunedin, Dunedin
Dr Judy Melinek, a forensic pathologist, and husband T.J. Mitchell, author, together as a writing team, publish both nonfiction and fiction books. In this talk, they will describe their work both in the US and Aotearoa New Zealand.

 

Tauira Hou Pōwhiri, Ōtākou Marae

Monday, 21 February 2022 at 8:30am - Te Huka Mātauraka (the Māori Centre), 515 and 519 Castle Street North
We warmly welcome you and your whānau to attend the pōwhiri at Ōtākou Marae.

 

eTransition – IT introductory sessions

Monday, 21 February 2022 at 9:30am - St David Complex Seminar Rooms A and B
Attend a 20-minute interactive session to get your device set up, and learn how to access and use the University's IT systems.

 

Campus tours

Monday, 21 February 2022 at 10:15am - St David Complex, front entrance.
Today there are four campus tours, commencing at 10:15am, 11:15am, 1:15pm and 2:15pm.

 

UNIO 101: University transition and success

Monday, 21 February 2022 at 11:00am - St David Complex Lecture Theatre
This lecture will highlight academic differences between secondary school and university, provide you with advice to support your success and identify successful academic behaviours for you to utilise at university.

 

Locals welcome

Monday, 21 February 2022 at 4:00pm - Otago Business School Atrium | Te Kura Pakihi
The Locals Collegiate Community provides social and volunteering opportunities, and academic and pastoral support to students who choose to flat, board or live at home in their first year.

22 Feb February

eTransition – IT introductory sessions

Tuesday, 22 February 2022 at 9:30am - St David Complex Seminar Rooms A and B
Attend a 20-minute interactive session to get your device set up, and learn how to access and use the University's IT systems.

 

Campus tours

Tuesday, 22 February 2022 at 10:15am - St David Complex, front entrance.
Today there are two campus tours, commencing at 10:15am and 11:15am.

 

UNIO 101: University transition and success

Tuesday, 22 February 2022 at 11:00am - St David Complex Lecture Theatre
This lecture will highlight academic differences between secondary school and university, provide you with advice to support your success and identify successful academic behaviours for you to utilise at university.

 

University Collegiate Sports Day

Tuesday, 22 February 2022 at 12:30pm - Logan Park
An afternoon of social sport for first-year students from residential colleges, Uni Flats and the Locals Collegiate Community.

23 Feb February

eTransition – IT introductory sessions

Wednesday, 23 February 2022 at 9:30am - St David Complex Seminar Rooms A and B
Attend a 20-minute interactive session to get your device set up, and learn how to access and use the University's IT systems.

 

Mature student meet and greet

Wednesday, 23 February 2022 at 10:00am - Locals HQ | Takuahi Kirirarau
(top floor, Union Building)

Are you a first year student who is 20 or over? This event is just for you.

 

Campus tours

Wednesday, 23 February 2022 at 10:15am - St David Complex, front entrance.
Today there are four campus tours, commencing at 10:15am, 11:15am, 1:15pm and 2:15pm.

 

UNIO 101: University transition and success

Wednesday, 23 February 2022 at 11:00am - St David Complex Lecture Theatre
This lecture will highlight academic differences between secondary school and university, provide you with advice to support your success and identify successful academic behaviours for you to utilise at university.

 

New international students' welcome

Wednesday, 23 February 2022 at 11:15am - Castle 1 Lecture Theatre
International students new to Otago are invited to attend the Official Welcome and Lunch.

 

Flats expo 2022

Wednesday, 23 February 2022 at 1:00pm - Terrace Lounge | Rūma Noho Ūpane
(behind Locals HQ in the Union Building)

Help and advice for all aspects of flatting, plus giveaways, prizes and discounts.

 

Bachelor of Arts (BA) Orientation

Wednesday, 23 February 2022 at 2:15pm - St David Complex Lecture Theatre
Meet staff, lecturers and students who will be part of your BA journey for the next three years.

 

Locals Pre-Toga Party

Wednesday, 23 February 2022 at 6:00pm - TBC
Enjoy the lead up to your Toga Party in style with Locals! We have sheets and expert toga tiers ready to help you.

 

Toga Party

Wednesday, 23 February 2022 at 9:00pm - TBC
Grab your sheets and head on down. It’s an event not be missed.

 

eTransition – IT introductory sessions

Thursday, 24 February 2022 at 9:30am - St David Complex Seminar Rooms A and B
Attend a 20-minute interactive session to get your device set up, and learn how to access and use the University's IT systems.

 

Locals welcome repeat

Thursday, 24 February 2022 at 10:00am - Locals HQ | Takuahi Kirirarau
(top floor, Union Building)

The Locals Collegiate Community provides social and volunteering opportunities, and academic and pastoral support to students who choose to flat, board or live at home in their first year.

 

Campus tours

Thursday, 24 February 2022 at 10:15am - St David Complex, front entrance.
Today there are three campus tours, commencing at 10:15am, 11:15am and 1:15pm.

 

Kai Māori Festival

Thursday, 24 February 2022 at 11:00am - On the open space next to Te Roopū Māori and Te Huka Mātauraka
Kai stalls, a live band, performances from local kapa haka roopū, spot prizes and competitions, and representation from mana whenua and all the Nga Roopū Māori executives.

 

UNIO 101: University transition and success

Thursday, 24 February 2022 at 11:00am - St David Complex Lecture Theatre
This lecture will highlight academic differences between secondary school and university, provide you with advice to support your success and identify successful academic behaviours for you to utilise at university.

 

Hāngī lunch

Thursday, 24 February 2022 at 12:00pm - Te Huka Mātauraka, 515 Castle Street North
A welcome lunch for tauira Māori at Te Huka Mātauraka  – your “Whānau on Campus”.

 

Pacific welcome and dinner

Thursday, 24 February 2022 at 5:30pm - St David Complex Lecture Theatre
An annual welcome for all new and returning Pacific students and their families to start the new academic year.

25 Feb February

Locals HQ open day

Friday, 25 February 2022 - Locals HQ | Takuahi Kirirarau
(top floor, Union Building)

Come and hang out with the Locals team at our HQ in between your prelim lectures.

 

Combined degrees overview

Friday, 25 February 2022 at 9:00am - Castle 1 Lecture Theatre
There are two combined degrees overview sessions today, from 9am–9:50am and 1pm–1:50pm.

 

Bachelor of Commerce overview

Friday, 25 February 2022 at 11:30am - Castle 1 Lecture Theatre
There are two Bachelor of Commerce (BCom) overview sessions today, from 11:30am–12:20pm and 3pm–3:50pm.

 

Bachelor of Entrepreneurship overview

Friday, 25 February 2022 at 2:00pm - Otago Business School, room 1.17
The Bachelor of Entrepreneurship (BEntr) is a uniquely self-directed degree that equips you to change the world as you create new products, services and ideas.

26 Feb February

2022 White Coat Ceremony

Saturday, 26 February 2022 at 9:30am - St David's Lecture Theatre, Cnr St David and Cumberland Streets, Dunedin, Dunedin
The 2022 White Coat Ceremony welcomes this year's intake of pharmacy students into the Pharmacy profession and gifts them their white coat, a recognised symbol of clinical service and patient care.

27 Mar March

Open Day Marine Science at Portobello

Sunday, 27 March 2022 at 11:00am - New Zealand Marine Studies Centre, 185 Hatchery Road, Portobello, Dunedin.
An ocean of opportunities for connecting with the marine world. Explore the exciting field of marine science with hands-on activities, demonstrations and live animal exhibits.

25 Apr April

ANZAC Day

Monday, 25 April 2022