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.
Worldwide data on how gay men vote has revealed some surprising trends - and it will be interesting to see what the situation is in New Zealand, a researcher says.
Students say they will push for art history at the University of Otago to be kept, after the university senate voted by a ``clear majority'' to disestablish the programme in 2020.
Despite student disquiet, the fallout of "bongshell'' revelations at the University of Otago will not include disciplinary action against the university proctor, the vice-chancellor has confirmed.
The sole Maori academic at the University of Otago law school for two decades has voiced intense frustration at the lack of Maori lecturers across the departments.
Art history at the University of Otago is set to be scrapped in 2020 after senate members voted in favour, despite a petition signed by thousands of students.
University of Otago proctor Dave Scott says he was wrong to enter a flat while no-one was home and confiscate bongs, but doesn't think his actions make him a criminal.
The unusual action taken by proctor to confiscate bongs from a student flat will unlikely be repeated though the University of Otago stands by his decision.
Allegations of bad behaviour against both staff and students at Otago University have been rising since 2013, and sciences and health sciences staff make up the majority of all ethical behaviour complaints.
Crawling through mud-filled ditches, dodging barbed wire and navigating deep ponds has retained its appeal and the fifth Mud, Sweat and Tears event in Mosgiel yesterday was declared the most popular yet.
"Arts matter" is the message from thousands of students who have signed a petition in a bid to stop the university ditching its art history programme.
Learning a language not only opens up the door to career opportunities but other ways of perceiving the world, and two Dunedin schools hope signing an international agreement will encourage more...
Oamaru police got into the spirit of things, donning uniforms through the ages, to celebrate 125 years of women's suffrage.
A University of Otago researcher has secured nearly $200,000 to continue her research into preventing atherosclerosis, the leading cause of deaths from heart disease.
Perth duo Joshua Webster and Catherine Betts, of Kaboom Percussion, visited Balmacewen Intermediate School yesterday, where they entertained about 50 11 and 12-year-olds.
Sound business management skills and spiritual thought are not ideas that necessarily go together automatically.
A University of Otago student is preparing to hand over leadership of a group which has raised more than $100,000 for the city's women's refuge over the past four years.