Plans for a $20million, 235 room hostel are being dusted off
by Otago Polytechnic as it seeks to increase its
international student numbers.
Otago Polytechnic may drop 10 full time academic staff
positions as part of proposed cuts to its architecture,
engineering, and building school.
As the University of Otago's design school faces the
likelihood of permanent closure, reporter Carla Green looks
into its history.
Design students demonstrated at the University of Otago
yesterday to protest about the proposed closure of the design
A new jobs initiative aims to keep more of Dunedin's 3000
international students in the city for longer.
As chainsaws wailed on Dunedin's University of Otago campus
yesterday, student Carol Taurua-McCready held a mature tree
A design senior lecturer says the school's research output
suffered because of a mandatory curriculum redesign that ate
up staff members' time and resources.
University of Otago design students are urging the university
to heed their concerns about proposals to ''axe'' university
design studies and have suggested two alternatives that might
allow the discipline to continue.
A shortfall in student numbers has ushered in a period of
moderate budgetary belt-tightening for the second year in a
row at the University of Otago.
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