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Edition #265 – 21 May 2018

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Seeking Peer Support volunteers for the Sexual Violence Support & Prevention Centre - Te Whare Tāwharau

If you are 18+, a current student or graduated within the last 3 years, and are interested in providing support to people who have been affected by sexual violence, please consider becoming a peer support volunteer.

You will work closely with the Centre’s staff to provide confidential and compassionate support to survivors, their friends and whānau.
For more information and/or to indicate your interest, please contact the Centre’s Volunteer Coordinator, Jordan Dougherty: telephone 479 3795 or email jordan.dougherty@otago.ac.nz

NZ Blood Service –Union Hall, 22 May, 12- 4.30pm

New Zealand Blood Service is at the Union Hall 22 May from 12.00 – 4.30pm, remember your appointment. Remember – be well hydrated, eat prior to donating and you must have ID with you.

Download our phone app ‘NZBlood service’ and book your next appointment for July 24.

If you are already a donor then ask us about donating Plasma – liquid gold.

Thank you to all those lifesavers, keep spreading the word.

Survey 2018 - Invitation UO students’ perceptions about alcohol-related harm and strategies to drink less

Currently enrolled students at the University of Otago who have consumed alcohol in the past 12 months and are over the age of 18 are being sought to take part in an online survey about your perceptions of alcohol-related harm and potential strategies to consume less alcohol. The survey will take approximately 15 minutes to complete.

Students who participate will have the option to enter into a lucky draw contest at the end of the survey to win one of four $100 Prezzy gift cards.

Please click here take part in the survey.

OUSA Capping Show & Battle of the Bands

Not much planned for this week/ weekend? Well, no better way to spend your time than heading along to this year’s Scarfie things Capping Show, runs until 24 May; Tickets are on sale now. Head along and have a laugh.
Also, Battle of the Bands Heat 2 is this Friday at U-bar from 9:30pm. Get along and support the local talent!

OUSA SGM 24 May, 1pm Union main common room

We have a Student General Meeting on Thursday 24 May at 1pm in the Main Common Room. This is to go over the recent motion put forward for the OUSA Executive. Make sure you come along and get involved.

University of Otago College of Education Information Evening – 29 May

Thinking about teaching? Come along to find out about our range of programmes including the Master of Teaching and Learning in early childhood, primary and secondary education.

Tuesday 29 May at 7pm
TG07, College of Education Tower Block

Help SEA save the world!

Students for Environmental Action (SEA) is trying to reduce Dunedin's waste by making composting easier, and we need a Dunedin-wide survey to get the city council's full support. That means we need volunteer survey deliverers, so if you can put surveys in mailboxes on just one street, then please follow the link to help.

Subsidised Computer classes coming up – R-Data analysis & Word PC thesis

Book online using a credit card or in person at ITS Reception (ITS building over the river Leith, near Castle Lecture Theatres); Phone 479 8559

R - Data Analysis Walkthrough & Word PC - Thesis and Long Documents

Rubbish skip 25 May 9-4pm

Skips will be out on Friday 25 May, from 9am to 4pm so you can get rid of the stuff you can’t put in your black bags or recycling bins. If the skip located closest to your flat is full, please take your rubbish to another skip at these locations.

If you can, it’s probably best to get rid of your rubbish before 3.30pm, as skips taken away to be emptied towards the end of the collection period may not be replaced with a new skip.

By now you probably know all about the DCC rubbish collection service requirements but just take a minute to refresh your memory. Non-DCC rubbish bags will not be collected.

Thanks for your help keeping the campus tidy