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Otago's leaders of tomorrow receive awards

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Wednesday 21 December 2022

Forty-one students graduated with their University of Otago Student Leadership Award (UOSLA) certificate this year making this the largest group to complete this course.

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Diabetes disparity

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Monday 19 December 2022

Dr Isaiah Immanuel is conducting a one-year study, funded by Research for Children Aotearoa, to discover why Pasifika youth with type 1 diabetes are experiencing problems maintaining good control of their disease.

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Applications open for Kickstart 101

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Friday 7 October 2022

Spending a few extra weeks getting an early start to University life is highly recommended, an Otago University Pacific student reckons.

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Vice-Chancellor receives a warm Pacific welcome

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Wednesday 3 August 2022

Pacific leaders and stakeholders at the University of Otago banished the winter chill by providing a warm welcome for new Vice-Chancellor Professor David Murdoch.

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Student Health rewarded for MMR vaccine mahi

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Thursday 21 July 2022

Student Health staff have been recognised for their “outstanding” mahi in enabling Pasifika students to be vaccinated against measles, mumps, and rubella (MMR).

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Nurturing Pacific community relationships

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Wednesday 20 July 2022

Meaningful long-term relationships with local Pacific communities are important for the University and first aid was the recent focus of a health initiative.

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Diving into a rewarding career

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Monday 23 May 2022

Learning about study options in the mid-nineties after a chat at Dunedin’s Captain Cook Tavern helped kickstart the future career of Otago alumnus – marine biologist Dr Richard (Rick) Hamilton.

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