The number of staff taking voluntary redundancies as part of a University of Otago support services review has reached 149.
Sport can be a "double-edged sword'' - and making physical education enjoyable to children who are not natural athletes is one of the aims of an intensive conference that has drawn teachers from...
Dunedin's getting ready to welcome back uni students next week, but organisers are aiming for a quiet start to the semester rather than boozy celebrations.
After overseeing more than $300 million of capital projects at the University of Otago, the director of its property services is headed for a "sea change".
A Californian student on an indigenous exchange to the University of Otago says applying for the programme gave her more insight into her own Cherokee heritage.
There is an open invitation to the public to attend a colourful cultural festival at the University of Otago, where about 16 groups from different countries will perform.
Encouraging more parents to let their daughters try after-school activities such as computer coding could be one of the ways to fix the gender imbalance in the tech industry, Dunedin professionals...
An Otago biomedical scientist says she was "thrilled" to receive $25,000 through a national symposium to find a better way of delivering medicine to patients with hearing problems caused by acute...
A postgraduate university student passionate about saving energy was delighted to win one of 15 energy conservation scholarships given out nationwide this year.
In a change from the ''homey'' bulk cooking they are used to, inventive chefs from Toroa College have secured the University of Otago residential chef of the year title for the second successive year.
The area surrounding the University of Otago in Dunedin recorded its highest number of reported crimes for four years in March, a police report says.
Police are seeking a driver who fled from a Dunedin property on Sunday morning after crashing a car into a brick and wood fence on the corner of Reid and Macandrew Rds.
Otago Polytechnic has given a failing grade to some of the Government's proposed post-study visa changes - saying they are "misaligned'' with the national skills shortages list and could cause the polytechnic millions.
Otago medical students are pleased the cap for student loans has finally been extended - and relieved they won't have to take gap years or apply for bank loans to pay for the final years of their degree.
The "clearance sale" from Dunedin’s Fortune Theatre on the weekend marked the end of an era.
Dunedin's first celebration of World Refugee Day was a whirl of colour, music and dance - but more importantly it was a chance for those new to the city to mingle, attendees said.
Brockville rest-home resident Jenny Green said she tried to book a taxi from the University Staff Club after a National Council of Women function in March, but a taxi company refused to go anywhere near the stadium.
Despite a surge in the number of young New Zealanders taking up apprenticeships, Dunedin providers say they want better promotion of the on-the-job training opportunities available in the city.
Winter can be difficult for people who struggle with seasonal affective disorder (Sad), but getting more exposure to light can be an effective way to beat the winter blues, a Dunedin health provider says.
Universities New Zealand doubts the Government's fees-free scheme will have much effect on tertiary enrolments even in the next decade - but Otago says it is still too soon to evaluate its effects.