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Edition #246 – 8 May 2017

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The Capping Show is back…

The forty strong cast + crew are gearing up for the 123rd Capping Show: The Cat in the Cap. Writers, actors, set designers, musicians and theatre enthusiast are working around the clock to make this year’s show the best yet, running from May 17th – 27th. Tickets always sell out so make sure you secure yours early here!

NZ Music Month with OUSA

The bands are ready, the stage is set and the judges are prepped! Every Friday night this May, students bands will be competing in the OUSA Battle of the Bands for their shot at some wicked prizes and they’d love for you to come and cheer them on. ReFuel’s doors open at 8.30pm and all you have to do is show up with $2 and be ready to rock. Check out what bands are playing on each heat night and keep up to date with results on our Facebook Event.

How’s the year going?

Thinking of making changes to your course of study for second semester? Course advice is available anytime, and at any point during your studies.
You can talk to us by phone, video call, or in person. To make an appointment see Otago course advice

Career Development Centre’s May Career Seminars & Workshops

Career Development Centre’s May Career Seminars & Workshops
Career workshops and seminars for May are now available to book on CareerHub
Come and learn more about the essential concepts for your CV & Cover letters, Job Applications, Successful Interviews.

CPA Career Boot Camp: Wednesday 10 May 2017: 4.30pm – 7.00pm, Hutton Theatre, Otago Museum
Calling all accountancy students, CPA Australia’s Career Bootcamp is happening soon on campus! Bring your resume along and receive 1-1 feedback, hear from industry professionals and graduate recruiters on how to secure that first job, and get a professional photo taken for your LinkedIn profile.

Careers in Food Science: Thursday 11 May 2017: Presentations from 5.15pm in Archway 3 Lecture Theatre and networking session from 6.30pm, Applied Sciences seminar room
Touch base with people in the local and international food industry and find out more about career opportunities in Food Science. Bookings recommended.
To find out more and how to register for these events please go to CareerHub.

Use your degree to teach – applications now open for the 2018 Master of Teaching and Learning

Students from all areas are invited to apply for the one-year Master of Teaching and Learning (Primary or Secondary). For more information visit the website or contact 479 4914
Applications close 31 July.

Student Services Fee half refund

If you enrolled for Semester 1, paid the full year Dunedin campus Student Services Fee and will not be enrolled for any papers in Semester 2, you could be eligible for a half refund as outlined in Clause 3 of the Fees Exemption Regulations. If you have been on exchange in Semester 1, your eligibility for a refund will depend on the Fees agreement between the University of Otago and the University where you were on exchange. Please check with Fees office to find out if you are eligible.

To be eligible for a refund, you must not be enrolled for any papers in Semester 2 and hand in your ID Card to the Fees Office in the Clocktower by Friday 28 July 2017.

Otago Combined Christian Groups Unity Ball 13 May

Everyone is welcome to attend this Ball to be held in the Knox Church Halls, George Street on Saturday 13 May from 7pm. Cost $20. Supper provided. This is a non-alcoholic event. Find out more on Facebook.

Subsidised Computer classes coming up Making Posters & SPSS Quick Intro

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

Making posters & SPSS-Quick Intro