Otago Daily Times:

University assets worth $1.66 billion

University assets worth $1.66 billion

The University of Otago's position as the ''biggest business in town'' has been highlighted by a report showing it has $1.66 billion in assets.

House bought to add rooms for students

House bought to add rooms for students

The University of Otago has expanded its Dunedin property holdings with the purchase of a $550,000 house to increase capacity at Abbey College.

Three senior university appointments

The University of Otago has appointed a chief financial officer.

Event's future seems secure

Event's future seems secure

The future of the Hyde St keg party appears secure after this year's event was hailed a resounding success by organisers and those involved in it.

Increased capacity at colleges hits landlords

Increased capacity at colleges hits landlords

Landlords of student flats have been hit by increased capacity at residential colleges in Dunedin, Real Estate Institute of New Zealand spokeswoman Liz Nidd says.

'Thrilled' with support, Sir Alan says

'Thrilled' with support, Sir Alan says

Sir Alan Mark was ''thrilled'' with the turnout of supporters of the Wise Response Appeal on the steps of Parliament in Wellington this week.

Grow hardy quinoa, Otago botanist urges

Grow hardy quinoa, Otago botanist urges

University of Otago botanist Associate Prof Paul Guy is urging farmers to consider growing quinoa as a lucrative alternative crop, and says Dunedin residents can also grow this hardy plant in their gardens.

Stockpiling Tamiflu 'waste of money'

Stockpiling Tamiflu 'waste of money'

Millions of dollars spent hoarding Tamiflu are probably a waste of money that could fund other health services, University of Otago biostatistician Prof Peter Herbison says.

Open education promises income

Open education promises income

Otago Polytechnic's work with open education could see new cash flow within a decade.

Seeking face blind subjects

Seeking face blind subjects

If bells of recognition fail to ring when you see what should be a familiar face, a Dunedin student wants to study you.

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