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Staff can benefit from Health Yourself campaign
Staff are being encouraged to take on board some of the messages in the University’s new Health Yourself campaign, which is being launched today.


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Changes outlined to Employee Assistance Programme

The University of Otago’s Employee Assistance Programme (EAP) provider has been bought by an Australian Company, Benestar.


Family: A good reason to finish faster

There are lots of reasons why doctoral candidates aim to finish their studies in three years. For Manjula Devananda finishing quickly meant reuniting her family faster.


Wi-Fi taking off – again!

Sky-rocketing use of the University’s wireless network is now peaking at almost 49,000 electronic devices simultaneously – in sharp contrast to about 26,000 only two years ago.



House sit available

House sit available in Pine Hill from 14 Jun to 30 Jul.

New York home available for house sit in July

I’m an Otago Law and Commerce graduate, living in New York.

Are you crafty?

If you are looking for a crafty activity to keep you busy over winter, its never too early to consider making Christmas cards for the  


Ali Clarke's Blog: University of Otago 1869-2019 ~ writing a history

Otago 150 years

The book is out!

This blog started in 2013, at the beginning of the project to research and write a new history of the …

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Making news

Would-be tenants seek to live in cars on driveways to beat Auckland rents
18 August – New Zealand Herald

Effectiveness of Community Treatment Orders
17 August – Radio New Zealand

Campylobacter in Hawke's Bay
16 August – Radio New Zealand



Giving it Back: Dog Squad volunteers raise smiles

Arana College Assistant Warden Kirsten Eichstaedt’s is the second person to feature in the Bulletin Board’s new volunteer series, dedicated to staff who share their skills and time with the community.


Giving it Back: A Master of water and fire

The Master of Otago research vessel Polaris II Bill Dickson is the first profile in the Bulletin Board’s new volunteer series, dedicated to staff who share their skills and time with the community.