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.
University of Otago design students are concerned they might
not be able to finish their degrees if the applied sciences
department closes, despite university promises to the
University of Otago historian Prof Tom Brooking has been
named co-winner of the Ernest Scott Prize for History.
The University of Otago's design programme is floundering
because the university does not understand the field of
design, the former head of the department says.
A joint graduate school specialising in information and
communications technology will open in Dunedin and
Christchurch next year.
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