Friday, 14 September 2018
Theatre and performance is, of course, a big part of the student experience for students enrolled in Otago’s many Music, Theatre and Performing Arts programmes. But taking to the stage is an annual tradition for students within the University’s German programme as well.
Tuesday, 28 August 2018
Otago student Millie Mannering is one of two talented young New Zealanders who will be packing their bags for a 16-day Caribbean and Atlantic voyage onboard Sir Peter Blake’s legendary research schooner Seamaster, now named Tara, after winning a coveted Blake Ambassadorship.
Monday, 27 August 2018
Otago student Courtney Hawke has been named the top female referee at the recent Youth Touch World Cup in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
Monday, 27 August 2018
OUSA international Officer, representing 2,500 international students at the University of Otago, Umi Asaka won the Inclusion and Diversity Award at the New Zealand Youth Awards earlier this year.
Thursday, 23 August 2018
In just six years, Computer Science student Brad Johnston has gone from being a complete novice to bringing home a gold in his competitive sport of choice: bridge.
Monday, 20 August 2018
Wishing to build on her success in futsal, Britneylee Nicholson had a few things to consider before deciding which university to attend. Such factors as scholarships, programme of study, distance learning, competitions and performance pathways all played a part in her final choice.
Friday, 10 August 2018
In Otago On Location, we bring Otago Connection readers behind the scenes of some of the University’s most stunning, unique, historic and amazing spaces. In this instalment, we visit the University's central production kitchen.
Thursday, 9 August 2018
A wide range of entrance scholarships are available for students to study at the University of Otago and for Otago students to study at other institutions around the world. Here we introduce you to just a few of the hundreds of students who received undergraduate scholarships this year
Tuesday, 7 August 2018
“The students” University A team has just completed its most successful rugby campaign since 2010, finishing top on points compared to all the Premier men’s rugby teams in Dunedin, and as joint winners of the Premier Competition Shield played on Saturday (the Speights shield).
Tuesday, 31 July 2018
As second semester competition in this year’s Inter-College Sports Competition rolls on, organisers say student participation in the annual rivalry is soaring, with the total number of registered teams for the year 42 per cent higher than last year.
Monday, 23 July 2018
In this instalment of the College Leaders Series, we introduce you to Andy Walne, Head of Caroline Freeman College.
Wednesday, 18 July 2018
When your skills on the basketball court are as good as 19-year-old Nicole Ruske’s, the world is your oyster. But when it came to choosing which university the St Hilda’s graduate would attend, there was never any doubt she would stick close to home and study at the University of Otago.
Tuesday, 17 July 2018
A fundraising challenge among the residents of St Margaret's College and their extended community has yielded over $5,000 for a remote health clinic in Sierra Leone.
Friday, 13 July 2018
Third-year student Alexander Torrie shares his thoughts on using humour in patient-care. The piece was written as part of the "Humour, Culture and Media" Humanities Selective within the Otago School of Medicine's Early Learning in Medicine programme. It was originally published on the "Corpus: Conversations about medicine and life" blog.
Wednesday, 11 July 2018
The students living there have been calling it “home” since February, but the official opening of the newly re-named Caroline Freeman College took place at a formal ceremony held earlier this week.
A group of secondary school pupils of Māori descent took part in a week-long On Campus Experience in August, where they sampled living and learning at Otago University in a fully funded scholarship.
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