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Volleyball champions take out top spots

Thursday 17 February 2022

The ultimate summer plans involve days in the sun surrounded by golden sand and waves, which is exactly what was on the cards for teams attending the University Tertiary Sport New Zealand (UTSNZ) Beach Volleyball Championship.

New SOPESES senior lecturer featured in Stuff news

Monday 20 September 2021

Jeremy Hapeta is moving south from Manawatū to join the School of Physical Education, Sport and Exercise Sciences as a senior lecturer in Physical Education and Māori Physical Education, after 15 years at Massey University.

Remembering (and forgetting) the 1981 Springbok tour

Friday 10 September 2021

The narrative of the 1981 Springbok tour continues to reflect New Zealand's anti-apartheid views, but in fact protestors treated it more as a critique of New Zealand Society, research shows.  

Hard yards reaping the rewards

Tuesday 22 June 2021

It’s no secret that the Otago University Rowing Club is the envy of many others and attracts top athletes from around the country, including Ben Mason and Kobe Miller.

Otago successful in $69 million of CoRE funding

Friday 9 October 2020

The University of Otago is proud to announce success in two applications for Tertiary Education Commission (TEC) funding in the latest Centre of Research Excellence (CoRE) funding round.

Helping cancer survivors on the road to recovery

Wednesday 7 October 2020

Like many who pursue a career as a sports trainer, Grant Harris had dreams of working with elite athletes or being the next All Blacks strength and conditioning coach, but he's found his niche somewhere completely different.

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Alumni news

Four Honorary Doctorates to mark sesquicentennial

Wednesday 15 May 2019

Four University of Otago Alumni will be recognised for their life’s work and their contribution to the University, New Zealand and the world during a special graduation ceremony on 1 June.

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