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Tourism students cultivate carbon neutral course

Wednesday, 31 August 2022 4:22pm

Laptops are being swapped for spades as tourism students implement some real-world carbon offsetting.

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Bringing peace to his country

Tuesday, 30 August 2022 11:04am

Lived experience is contributing in a very real way to one University of Otago student’s studies.

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Online voting for Otago’s Three Minute Thesis competitors

Monday, 29 August 2022 10:34am

Online voting is now open for one of Otago's three Three Minute Thesis competitors - master's candidate Katie Fenton is up against university's from around Aotearoa New Zealand.

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3MT PhD runner up and People's Choice winner Rajesh Nautiyal

Thursday, 11 August 2022 10:00am

PhD candidate Rajesh Nautiyal’s research on yoga tourism takes out People's Choice award at Three-Minute Thesis Competition.

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Iki Mafi Uele wins Commerce 3 Minute Thesis Competition

Friday, 29 July 2022 2:30pm

Iki Mafi Uele will represent the Commerce division at the upcoming 3 Minute Thesis Competition Finals in August.

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Adventure skills help participants cope with pandemic restrictions

Thursday, 28 July 2022 2:34pm

Psychological skills gained while rock climbing and kayaking helped participants navigate the COVID-19 pandemic and restrictions, research shows.

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Department of Tourism ‘elated’ with ranking

Tuesday, 26 July 2022 10:51am

The University of Otago’s teaching of hospitality and tourism management has ranked 23rd worldwide in the Shanghai Ranking Consultancy’s Academic Ranking of World Universities.

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Otago’s hospitality and tourism management ranked 23rd worldwide and best in Aotearoa

Monday, 25 July 2022 10:43am

The University of Otago’s teaching of hospitality and tourism management has been ranked 23rd out of 300 institutions worldwide in the recently released Academic Ranking of World Universities.

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Adventure skills help participants cope with pandemic restrictions

Thursday, 21 July 2022 11:36am

Psychological skills gained while rock climbing and kayaking helped participants navigate the COVID‑19 pandemic and restrictions, new University of Otago research shows.

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Pandemic reduces carbon emissions at Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games

Friday, 8 July 2022 9:20am

Major international sports events can significantly reduce their carbon footprint if organisers are willing to make some changes, a tourism expert says.

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Ones to Watch: Maddy Gordon

Tuesday, 7 June 2022 2:50pm

Always looking for an opportunity to promote sustainability, Communications and Tourism student Maddy Gordon has taken on an exciting new business venture.

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