Thursday, 24 March 2022 4:07pm
Great progress continues to be made on the University's new college, Te Rangihīroa.
Monday, 24 January 2022 3:25pm
The University of Otago aims to slash carbon emissions by 54 per cent across six areas by 2029, as the most critical step to achieving net carbon zero by 2030, Sustainability Office Head Ray O’Brien says.
Monday, 24 January 2022 2:51pm
A bubble of laughter and energy seems to surround the University’s new custodial services manager, Annie Blair.
Friday, 19 November 2021 9:13am
The recent challenges presented by COVID-19 have impacted the way most people go about their work, something noted in the recent University of Otago Staff Awards.
Wednesday, 6 October 2021 1:57pm
A desire to better use its existing buildings, rather than simply replacing them, is behind the University of Otago’s use of an Energy Efficiency and ICT Analytics programme.
Tuesday, 15 June 2021 9:58am
Architecture awards have been bestowed on the University’s Faculty of Dentistry construction and refurbishment project and the new performing arts centre – plus a colour award for the performing arts centre.
Tuesday, 18 May 2021 11:30am
Getting the University to zero carbon by 2030 includes tackling five main contributors that produce about 75 per cent of emissions.
Tuesday, 27 April 2021 11:39am
The waste our Dunedin campus sends to landfill annually plummeted by half much, much earlier than expected.
Wednesday, 3 March 2021 11:38am
A man who has significantly improved the way our staff and students work and play has retired from the University of Otago.
Friday, 20 November 2020 10:45am
The annual University of Otago Staff Awards took place on 20 November, with an expanded list of awards to mark a truly remarkable year.
Thursday, 20 August 2020 3:49pm
Mystery surrounds which tree is the oldest at our country’s oldest University, but speculation abounds a Ngaio could be hundreds of years old.
Monday, 25 November 2019 12:11pm
The University of Otago is believed to have more solar panels than any other university in New Zealand – 112 kilowatts-worth.
Thursday, 6 June 2019 11:46pm
How will you be affected by the Operations Group’s priorities this year? In the first of a two-part series, find out how the group aims to provide support through its goals for the University’s buildings and campuses.
Tuesday, 19 February 2019 4:21pm
Strains of Te Aroha echoed though the refurbished halls of Hayward College as the new-look building was blessed on Friday morning.
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.
Tuesday, 30 October 2018 12:33pm
The University of Otago and Dunedin City Council (DCC) are constructing a bee-themed pocket park on Great King Street which will be a new meeting and green space in the central city.
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.