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Anatomy department leaders Professor Louise Parr-Brownlie (left), Deputy Head of Department Māori, and Professor Christine Jasoni, Head of Department

Department of Anatomy embraces Te Tiriti

The importance of acknowledging and accepting Tiriti-partnership is a key motivation in Te Tari Kikokiko (Department of Anatomy), having recently adopted a raft of structural, curricular, and operational changes embracing Te Tiriti o Waitangi.

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First-year tauira lend a helping hand

While some tauira spent O-week securing their togas and decorating their dorm rooms, others offered a helping hand with local community initiatives.

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Representing Aotearoa New Zealand at Synchronised Skating events in Europe

Competing against some of Europe’s top teams was an “incredible” experience and placing fifth and seventh respectively was pretty cool, says the Otago student who captained Aotearoa New Zealand’s only synchronised ice-skating team to compete at events in England and Austria over the summer.

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Free medicine assessment for LGBTQIA+ proves popular

The School of Pharmacy hosted a free “Rainbow Pharmacy” pop-up clinic event on Thursday, 16 February for members of the Rainbow community to receive advice on any medicines they are taking or considering.

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O-week returns in full swing

Whether people are coming from Dunedin, elsewhere in Aotearoa New Zealand, or from around the world, there will be something for every new Otago student at the University’s 2023 Orientation week.

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Helping revitalise te reo Māori

Wanting to make a positive change in people’s attitudes towards Māori culture is one of the reasons University of Otago kaiwhakaako (teaching fellow) Leighton Williams teaches.