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Otago Connection: Issue 12

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The walls of the Castle Lecture Theatre Complex got an extra special paint job recently courtesy of international street artist Fluke. Watch the video…


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If you build it, they will...grow
GreenCrew's brand new native plant nurseries are nearly complete and ready to grow…

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Open Day a chance to give adaptive sport a go
Ever wondered what it would be like playing basketball from a wheelchair…

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Cancer Core named Health Volunteer of the Year
Student organisers behind the inaugural University of Otago Relay for Life receive their due…

Other news at Otago

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Student surprised by win at inaugural speech contest
Foundation Year student Nathan Asaua took home the top prize at the inaugural Judge A’e’au Semi Epati Speech Contest…

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Effort pays off for Otago scholarship recipients
Here we introduce you to just a few of the hundreds of students who received undergraduate scholarships this year…

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To Shanghai and back
A chance to study abroad was a welcome chance for a group of Otago students to expand their horizons in Dunedin’s Sister City…

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Otago tops young talent in brand battle
The best young marketing minds were pitted against each other in this year’s National Brand Challenge…

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Varsity A win the Dunedin club championship this year
After a shaky start to the season, the University A (Varsity) players turned their performance around and dominated the competition…

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History student claims top prize with essay
Last minute effort paid off for Martin Holmes as his essay was awarded the top peace prize in an international essay contest…

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Otago rated as a surfing destination for students
Otago among six universities rated tops for their proximity to great surfing beaches…

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University of Otago congratulates the Highlanders
Otago joined sponsors and supporters from across the south in congratulating the Highlanders on their Super Rugby win…

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A [Post-it] noteworthy prank if ever there was one
A love of good-natured mischief is alive and well at Otago as Selwyn College resident Chris Collins found out recently…

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Global success for Otago student
Accounting and Management student Hamish Anson led the winning team in this year's Global Enterprise Experience Competition…


Otago in the news video

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Don your cardboard helmet and shield and get in on the action with the students of Selwyn College as they take part in their beloved annual tradition: the Lindski Battle. Selwyn is a college that cherishes their traditions. Though the Battle has only been around for a decade or so, it has fast become a highlight of the College calendar each year.

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