Wednesday, 7 November 2018 2:33pm
The University of Otago has won a prestigious Australasian sustainability award for an initiative that aims to shrink the University’s carbon footprint by a third by 2020 and propel the campus more than halfway towards being zero carbon.
Wednesday, 24 October 2018 10:02am
The University of Otago is aiming to exceed the national accessibility standards by consistently applying its new Design & Facility Standards, Campus Development Division Director David Perry says.
Tuesday, 23 October 2018 12:59pm
A second rapid charger for electric vehicles (EVs) in Dunedin is operating now at Otago – as the University continues to demonstrate its commitment to sustainability.
Thursday, 4 October 2018 8:56pm
Arranging ride shares has just become easier in Dunedin, with a new website and free app to help users find others to share their journey – saving time and money, reducing traffic on busy roads and cutting greenhouse gas emissions.
Monday, 17 September 2018 10:09pm
Otago’s new Director of the Property Services Division, Dean Macaulay, has multi-national experience in facilities management, strategic procurement and maintenance planning.
Friday, 10 August 2018 9:38pm
Director of Property Services Barry MacKay today closes the door on 17-and-a-half years at Otago – before heading to Perth to take up a new role as Director of Property and Commercial Services at Murdoch University. As he told the Otago Bulletin Board, he and his wife Deidre were ready for a “sea change” – they just didn’t think they would travel so far to find the sea.
Tuesday, 19 June 2018 1:11pm
The incredible redevelopment that transformed the Otago Business School building has won an Excellence Award in the Education category of the New Zealand Property Council Awards held on Friday night.
Wednesday, 6 June 2018 10:13am
Who ya gonna call? Someone please! Winter is here so if you spot some hazardous ice, slippery surfaces, piles of leaves flooding drains or badly lit areas, please take action to keep us all safe.
Thursday, 10 May 2018 10:29pm
Creating the best experience possible for students and staff on the Dunedin campus has included lowering the speed limit, helping to ensure unauthorised vehicles stay away, and erecting more way-finding signs.
Wednesday, 28 February 2018 2:03pm
Gordon Roy feels like he is trying to solve an enormous Rubik’s Cube – and as the University’s new strategic architect, he likes that.
Thursday, 16 November 2017 10:20pm
A host of changes have flowed from the first round of Here and Now forums the Property Services Division has held with other divisions to hear about issues, let the other divisions know what it is doing, and discover what it is doing well.
Thursday, 2 November 2017 9:28pm
Work is about to start on the University of Otago St David 2 office building redevelopment.
Friday, 17 February 2017 4:30pm
Otago’s new Office of Sustainability is aiming for the University to become a national and international centre of excellence for sustainability practice and research - with enthusiastic backing from Vice-Chancellor Professor Harlene Hayne.
Tuesday, 22 November 2016 10:23am
The focus will be on quality rather than expansion as the University updates its Campus Master Plan for the next 20-plus years.
Thursday, 27 October 2016 2:29pm
A large-scale artwork by renowned New Zealand sculptor Paul Dibble is being gifted to the University of Otago by the Stuart Residence Halls Council, to celebrate its 75th anniversary.
Friday, 14 October 2016 9:02am
Wednesday October 19 is “Thank your cleaner day,” a time to acknowledge the work that gets done once we leave our workplace for the day
Friday, 14 October 2016 1:46pm
A large demolition project has finished at the University’s Portobello Marine Laboratory so now building work on a new teaching laboratory, research aquarium and seawater system can begin.
Tuesday, 11 October 2016 9:04am
More University of Otago parking is being created on the Dunedin campus - on the former Wickliffe Press site - by demolishing some warehouses that have reached the end of their useful lives.
Wednesday, 28 September 2016 8:37am
The University is buoyed by the response to pleas for its vital relationships with Dunedin Hospital and the Otago Museum to be allowed to stay fluid, and for the campus to retains its flexibility to house shops and business spin-offs.
Thursday, 22 September 2016 8:24am
The University is working to ensure its vital relationships with Dunedin Hospital and the Otago Museum stay fluid, and the campus retains its flexibility to house shops and business spin-offs.