Otago Daily Times:

'No panic' over roll decline

'No panic' over roll decline

A decline in student rolls led by an almost 10% drop in domestic first-year students is ''by no means a disaster'', the University of Otago says.

Work to start on $200m varsity projects

Work to start on $200m varsity projects

The University of Otago has committed more than $200 million to future-proofing its Dunedin campus.

Keg party 'very positive overall'

Keg party 'very positive overall'

The future of the Hyde St keg party appears safe despite a handful of drunken incidents marring the annual scarfie drinking session.

Science fiction, fantasy collection on show

Science fiction, fantasy collection on show

On the floor of the de Beer Gallery at the University of Otago central library there is a spot reserved for ardent devotees of science fiction.

OUSA in stoush over fee

OUSA in stoush over fee

A stoush over $22,500 is brewing between Otago University Students' Association and the national body it no longer wants to be a part of.

Rallying for university council role

Rallying for university council role

Dozens rallied on the steps of the Clocktower Building yesterday pushing for student and staff representation on university councils.

Sky's the limit for science engagement

Sky's the limit for science engagement

Otago is a province with a rich history of establishing firsts. We have led the way in many fields and that tradition continues. Researchers at the University of Otago are attracting international attention and some have been granted millions of dollars for cutting-edge projects. What are they up to? Reporter John Gibb, in a fortnightly series, does his own research on the researchers.

Graduation reflects the 'maturing' of education

Graduation reflects the 'maturing' of education

Yesterday's large Otago Polytechnic graduation reflects a ''maturing'' of tertiary education and a growing community acceptance of the polytechnic's importance.

Awash with colour

Awash with colour

The Otago Polytechnic graduation parade moves through Central Dunedin before a graduation ceremony at the Dunedin Town Hall yesterday.

Student's difficult journey to degree

Student's difficult journey to degree

North Island student Riana Murray has made a tough and sometimes painful educational journey to gain a national certificate in veterinary nursing from Otago Polytechnic.

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