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Keeping families connected with student life at Otago


Online teaching off to a good start

2 April 2020

Online teaching began 30 March, with Otago staff having rapidly transformed face-to-face classes into distance learning.

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A day in the life of Campus Watch during lockdown 

Friday, 3 April 2020

Campus Watch is an integral service at the University of Otago. Its primary role is assisting students to adjust to their lives away from home, and the team provide safety advice, guidance and security to minimise risks to students while ensuring their behaviour does not negatively impact on the wider community and University.

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Bright Young Things – Academic Excellence

Monday, 9 March 2020

Every year the University of Otago awards Undergraduate Entrance Scholarships to students who have excelled and shown promise both inside and out of their secondary schools.

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Bright Young Things – Performance

Monday, 9 March 2020

Every year the University of Otago awards Undergraduate Entrance Scholarships to students who have excelled and shown promise both inside and out of their secondary schools.

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Law student volunteers her time throughout studies

Thursday, 19 December 2019

A feature of law graduand Norhan El Sanjak’s time at Otago was continuing volunteer work in the community, which was both professionally and personally rewarding, and pushed her “out of [her] comfort zone.”

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First class of Bachelor of Health Sciences graduating

Monday, 16 December 2019

Growing up, Ivana Pereira thought she needed to become a doctor or a lawyer to help her people, but studying at Otago opened her eyes to the wide array of careers public health can offer.

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The hospital-level patient-treatment building for New Zealand’s only national centre for dentistry is right here in Dunedin.

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