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Lots of stories to be told at hall's centenary

Lots of stories to be told at hall's centenary

Allen Hall Theatre has seen plenty of drama over the past 100 years and its history as the University of Otago's home of theatre will be celebrated this weekend.

Botany department celebrates 90th

Botany department celebrates 90th

After out-lasting all of its New Zealand counterparts, University of Otago's Department of Botany is celebrating its 90th anniversary this week.

Students and staff implored to bring in what they can

Students and staff implored to bring in what they can

Students and staff are once again facing off at the University of Otago, but whatever happens Dunedin's foodbanks will be the winner.

Residents canvassed

Two Otago Polytechnic students are out and about in Mosgiel this week, carrying out research for the East Taieri Community Church.

'Little option' over polytech fees increase

'Little option' over polytech fees increase

Otago Polytechnic students are sick of year after year of fee rises, but the institution said it had no choice when it voted to increase them again.

Students fear for 'vibrant' nightlife

Students fear for 'vibrant' nightlife

The Otago University Students' Association says proposed new alcohol laws could put students off coming to Dunedin by damaging the city's vibrant nightlife.

Cigarette display ban curbs smoking

Cigarette display ban curbs smoking

Banning cigarette displays helps prevent young people from taking up smoking, University of Otago research has found.

Final stages of project

Final stages of project

A crane lowers precast concrete steps on the bank of the Water of Leith, opposite the University of Otago Science 3 building.

Tighter grip on student behaviour

Tighter grip on student behaviour

More students are being disciplined for unruly behaviour, but the university says the increase is down to the occupants of a few bad flats.

Brand launch to combat drop in student numbers

Brand launch to combat drop in student numbers

The number of international students studying in Otago has dropped 5%, making it among the worst-performing regions in New Zealand.

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