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Otago Connection: Issue 8

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Otago student crowned Miss Samoa
Multi-talented Otago Law and Music student Latafale Auva’a was this month crowned Miss Samoa…

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Otago rowers glide to yet another win in China
Before leaving Dunedin to compete against Xi’an Jiaotong University in China last month, the Otago…

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Fewer starving artists in Dunedin
Over $4,000 has been put in the pockets of student artists thanks to the OUSA Art Week held at the…

Other news at Otago

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Otago debaters continue stellar run
The Otago University Debating Society has continued its run of successes by recently taking top honours in New Zealand’s…

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NZ schoolchildren not disadvantaged by part-time work: Otago research 
Schoolchildren who combine schoolwork with a part-time job do not appear to suffer from any long-term disadvantage…

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Celebrating Otago’s top teacher
In July, Otago lecturer Dr Karyn Paringatai of Te Tumu – School of Māori, Pacific and Indigenous Studies won New Zealand’s…

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Students help out on Daffodil Day
University of Otago flatmates Rupert Wockner, Josh Harris and Josh Micallef collect for the Otago ­Southland…

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Winning University side has the midas touch
A University of Otago Junior Colts rugby team that was unbeaten all season continued its form to win the final recently…

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Scholarly success has its rewards
In excess of $15 million worth of scholarships are available for students to study at the University of Otago and for Otago students…

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Business students' accomplishments recognised
The Otago Business School Business Case Competition team has won the 5th Annual SDS 2014 International Business Case…

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Otago students awarded Prime Minister’s Scholarships for Asia
Earlier this year, nine University of Otago students were selected to study at top education institutions in Asia in the most recent round…

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Otago an opportunity of a lifetime for marketing student
She won’t be here for long, but there’s little doubt that Lauren Buniva is making the most of her opportunity to study at the…


Students in the news video

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Otago University student Crystal Diong has come up with an innovative way for cash-poor but knowledge-rich students to raise money for causes they care about. Watch the video from Campbell Live.

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