Knox College

Strengthened in time for students

Strengthened in time for students

Students are moving into Knox and Salmond colleges this weekend, only a few days after the completion of a $12.1 million earthquake-strengthening and extension project.

Doors add to character

Doors add to character

Knox College earthquake strengthening and extension project manager Sam Cadden, of Arrow International, inspects some old doors which have been converted into a wall in an effort to preserve part of the building's history.

Contractors at Knox race against time

Contractors at Knox race against time

Contractors working on an $11.3 million earthquake-strengthening and extension project at Dunedin's Knox College are in a race against time to get it finished before students return next year.

Loans mean Knox College can be strengthened, extended

Loans mean Knox College can be strengthened, extended

The future of Knox College has been secured after the commission which runs the Dunedin student residential hall announced yesterday it had sourced loans to fund $11.3 million worth of earthquake-strengthening and extension work.

Knox College seeks new master despite issues

Knox College has advertised for a new leader, despite warnings the tertiary residential facility may be closed unless millions of dollars can be raised urgently for earthquake-strengthening and more beds.

Funding or Knox may close

Funding or Knox may close

The head of the commission which governs Knox College says the historic Dunedin residential hall might have to close unless $10.8 million of funding for earthquake-strengthening and extension work planned over the summer break is raised.

Knox broadening intake

Knox College is seeking to broaden the number of secondary schools it takes its residents from after figures showed many of its students came from wealthy and private schools.

Knox College master to retire

Knox College master to retire

Former Knox College master Bruce Aitken has announced he will not return to his role.

Tradition sets Knox apart

Tradition sets Knox apart

Jules Riley warns about the dangers of Knox College and the University of Otago destroying the "unique student culture" in Dunedin.

Knox College master says student behaviour fine

Knox College master says student behaviour fine

Knox College master Bruce Aitken - on leave after being replaced by a Presbyterian Church commission - says he has few concerns about behaviour at the college, but accepts some traditions had to change.

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