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.
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.
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.
Monday, 7 May 2018 12:32pm
The judges have been and the waiting has begun – the Otago Business School has made the long-list finals of the Property Council of New Zealand Awards, in the Education Facilities category.
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.
Wednesday, 14 February 2018 4:35pm
A 12.5 tonne, three-storey tall steel representation of a molecular network has become the “gateway” to the University of Otago’s Division of Sciences.
Tuesday, 28 November 2017 11:01am
The University of Otago is renaming City College the Caroline Freeman College, after the University’s first female graduate, says Vice-Chancellor Professor Harlene Hayne.
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.
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