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Otago Connection: Issue 7

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25 years of giving school pupils a taste for science. Read more…


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New student volunteer centre helps major cancer fundraiser
An exciting new initiative at the University of Otago this year is designed to help students connect with…

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OUSA Anzac Service values peace
Staff, students and alumni were joined by a contingent of military personnel from both New Zealand and…

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Student swaps flat life for floating digs
Dunedin boasts some unique student abodes but Kathryn Holmes’ home away from home takes some beating.…

Other news at Otago


O Week 2014 a success
Vice-Chancellor Professor Harlene Hayne sees this year's Orientation Week as another success for all involved…

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Otago leads rowing among NZ universities 
The University of Otago has dominated the recent New Zealand universities regatta at Lake Waihola, near Dunedin…

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Pharmacy student seeks innovative use for wine waste
Pharmacy student Avis Kao spent the summer doing something she loves - and she got paid for it…


Te Rangi Hiroa whanau and tribe special guests at new college opening
The new University of Otago student accommodation facility “Te Rangi Hiroa College”, named after the late Otago medical school graduate…

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Māori students skilled and ready to make a difference
Armed with new business and entrepreneurial skills and come the year’s end a Postgraduate Certificate in Public Health under her belt…

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Otago’s new Visitors’ Centre in full swing
Otago’s first official Visitors’ Centre recently opened its doors and if the foot traffic of its first few weeks is any indication…


Inching toward Otago’s 150th one post at a time
There have been a fair few imaginative Otago student pranks, but the cleverest I’ve heard of so far is undoubtedly the…

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Brandbach: what’s behind the new name on campus?
Brandbach, also known as the University of Otago’s advertising specialisation programme, is producing some award-winning students.…


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