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Tourism Professor Hazel Tucker receives acclaimed AKO Tertiary Teaching Award

Thursday, 9 September 2021 9:47am

Tourism Professor Hazel Tucker recently received the AKO Tertiary Teaching Award for Sustained Excellence.

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Award winners praised for ‘outstanding’ teaching

Wednesday, 25 August 2021 9:56am

Four Otago teachers have secured prestigious honours at the national Tertiary Teaching Excellence Awards.

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International students affected by COVID-19 restrictions return

Tuesday, 10 August 2021 8:58am

While New Zealand’s borders are still closed the government has accepted the return of a few current international students whose studies have been affected by border restrictions. This has allowed for a few Otago students from China to return to their studies in-person after completing 14 days in MIQ.

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Otago’s Department of Tourism ranked best in New Zealand

Thursday, 1 July 2021 2:03pm

The University of Otago’s Department of Tourism was ranked first in New Zealand and 24th in the world by the ShanghaiRanking Consultancy in its latest global university subject rankings.

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A sustainable future: Rebuilding Aotearoa

Wednesday, 30 June 2021 12:36pm

The 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development agreement set 17 global goals to achieve peace and prosperity. We present snapshots of the range of work on sustainability undertaken by the Otago Business School staff.

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PhD candidate fighting fires and studying thrill seekers

Wednesday, 28 April 2021 10:39am

Many children have dreams of becoming a firefighter but not many go on to follow those dreams, especially midway through their PhD.

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