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Notices

Sisters Communing exhibition at the Hocken Collections

Friday, 14 September 2018

To mark 125 years of Women’s Suffrage in Aotearoa New Zealand, the Hocken Collections, Uare Taoka o Hākena presents 'Sisters Communing', an exhibition drawing connections between women’s art, women in art, and items from the Hocken’s archival collection relating to women gaining the vote. Borrowing its title from one of the Hocken’s most treasured artworks by Jacqueline Fahey, 'Sisters Communing' celebrates the artistic, domestic, social and political lives of New Zealand women.

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Review of the Higher Education Development Centre: 19 - 21 Nov 2018

Tuesday, 11 September 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 Higher Education Development Centre.

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Review of the Department of Physics: 23 - 25 Oct 2018

Tuesday, 11 September 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 Department of Physics.

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Attention all staff who play a classical stringed instrument

Monday, 10 September 2018

On 2 June 2019 there will be a concert entitled A celebration of the University in Music, as part of the 150th celebrations. We are looking for players of stringed instruments (violins, violas, cellos, double basses) who are staff members at the university to join an ad hoc orchestra for the occasion. Players should have done grade 7-8 or above, or equivalent. You will be playing alongside performance string students and staff from the Department of Music, Theatre and Performing Arts.

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Ralph Hotere 'Rain' Banners on display at the Hocken

Friday, 7 September 2018

‘Rain’ banners by artist Ralph Hotere on display in the Hocken foyer, 90 Anzac Ave, Dunedin

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Review of Health & Safety Compliance: 8 to 10 Oct 2018

Wednesday, 5 September 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 Health & Safety Compliance.

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Help track flu near you in just 10 seconds per week

Wednesday, 5 September 2018

With at least 30-40 new registrations per day, this online participatory programme from the Ministry of Health’s Public Health group has proven popular in New Zealand. There are already more than 6,000 participants helping the Ministry track flu-like illness across the country.

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Review of the Pacific Islands Centre: 7 to 9 Nov 2018

Tuesday, 4 September 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 Pacific Islands Centre.

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Participants sought for focus group

Monday, 3 September 2018

The Department of Human Nutrition is looking for participants to take part in a 60-minute focus group discussion on sedentary behaviour which will explore opinions on integrating activity breaks into the workplace. To participate you need to be employed at least 0.75 FTE and spend at least 5 hours of your work day in a seated position.

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Updated Policy Framework & New Policy Development Guidelines

Saturday, 11 August 2018

The Policy Management Group recently reviewed and updated the Policy Framework – the document that governs policy development and review at the University.

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2019 University Teaching Development Grants

Saturday, 4 August 2018

The closing date for applications is 5pm on Mon 1 Oct 2018.

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Otago University Staff Families Association (OUSFA)

Monday, 2 July 2018

We run a varied social programme each semester for university staff members, their partners and families. We particularly welcome newcomers and visitors to the University.