There is plenty of scope for women to build a future in construction, the Otago Chamber of Commerce says.
University of Otago’s 20,000 students will have their chance to voice concerns directly to vice-chancellor Harlene Hayne through a special "Complain with Hayne" initiative.
For the past five Tuesday afternoons a small group of vegan activists have been demonstrating in Great King St/State Highway 1 in North Dunedin, but organisers say it is about "meditative action" rather than protest.
Work is about to start on yet another new University of Otago building — a $1.5 million education and research centre in Invercargill, to be created in partnership with the Southern District Health Board.
Delays of more than six months in the diagnosis of bowel cancer are not uncommon, and Kiwis with less formal education, Maori and those aged under 60 are most likely to experience them, new research shows.
The University of Otago has announced it will develop a new $1.5 million education and research centre at its Southland campus in Invercargill, in partnership with the Southern District Health Board.
Galvanising university students into becoming more involved in politics - including local body elections - is one of the key aims of the next student leader, after a year of colourful protests.
More scholarships and mentoring for aspiring teachers, as well as improving workloads and salaries, could help reverse New Zealand's growing teacher shortage, the dean of the University of Otago's...
Wood from memorial trees that died after they were removed from the University of Otago for a flood-protection scheme could potentially be turned into sculptures, the Otago Regional Council says.
Emeritus Prof David Fergusson, the Otago University researcher behind the success of the Christchurch Health and Development study, has died aged 74.
University researchers will lobby Pharmac for sanitary products and bins in primary schools as new data reveals one in 16 girls begins menstruating before year 7.
Contesting the title of New Zealand's top young horticulturist is not for the faint-hearted - but it is a great opportunity, a self-employed Dunedin gardener at the top of his game says.
It has been 200 years since Mary Shelley wrote the story of a young scientist who pieced together a monster from human body parts - but the sinister influence of Frankenstein's monster in our...
Lack of dental care for Dunedin’s resettled Syrian refugees is causing them pain, worry and embarrassment — with some afraid to smile, a University of Otago study has found.
A march in which hundreds of people descended on the proctor’s office at the University of Otago is "just the beginning" of a fight to curtail its power to discipline students, OUSA's president says.
From theatre backdrops to an edible garden, Otago Polytechnic students and graduates have claimed several prizes at a national design awards.
Despite the perception Dunedin pupils live closer to school, city teens are not significantly more likely than their rural counterparts to walk or cycle in, a university study has found.
To cries of "whose streets? our streets" between 500 and 600 protestors marched down Castle St this afternoon and delivered a petition to the University of Otago proctor, and the university clocktower building.
University students in Dunedin will push for removing all the powers held by the proctor and Campus Watch personnel to discipline students off-campus in a "proctor protest" today.
OUSA has officially thrown its weight behind Friday's "Proctor Protest", despite it causing a rift between the organisation's president and recreation officer.