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Ground broken on new University Arts Centre
The ground-breaking ceremony for the University’s new $26 million Music, Theatre, and Performing Arts Centre took place this morning.


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PM’s new Science Advisor to lead Otago forum

The Prime Minister’s news Chief Science Advisor Juliet Gerrard will visit Otago next Tuesday to hear from University staff and other Dunedin scientists about how to shape her new role.


Campus coffee champs crowned

The queue for coffee at Te Mātiti is about to get longer – Hannah Tobin, barista at the café at the Otago Business School, has just been named the best on campus.


Chris Stoddart to be new University Registrar

Currently the Manager of Policy and Compliance, Academic Services, Chris Stoddart will become Registrar and Secretary to the Council in October.



Room available for rent from mid September

I am going away and urgently looking for someone interested in renting a room from the middle or start of September this year.

1998 Volkswagen Golf CLI

Silver, four-door hatchback, automatic, 136,931kms.

One bedroom available in lovely Normanby house

One large bedroom available in a three-bedroom house occupied by one other person.



Review of the Proctor's Office: 20 to 22 Aug 2018

As part of the University’s quality assurance programme a Panel has been convened to review, evaluate and report to the Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Academic) on matters pertaining to the Proctor’s Office.


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

Otago 150 years

Where it all began

The University of Otago had its first home in Dunedin’s first Oamaru-stone building, designed by William Mason in neoclassical style …

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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.