Covid-19 academics may be respected, but experts who warn of dangers associated with alcohol are pooh-poohed, University of Otago vice-chancellor Harlene Hayne says.
This year’s Otago university students’ capping show was postponed three times and the actors had to keep their distance during rehearsals, but not even Covid-19 can halt a 126-year tradition.
Students achieving outstanding grades are missing out on selection for Otago University’s medical school. Others get preferential entry. Is the system equitable and what's best for the future of the health workforce?
University of Otago vice-chancellor Harlene Hayne has declined to say whether she will seek an extension of her contract.
The screech of tyres and then a bang alerted a former chief fire officer at Dunedin’s Ravensbourne station to a fatal crash near his house.
Ongoing uncertainty about how long New Zealand’s border will stay shut and a likely plunge in income are keeping the South’s providers of education for international students on edge.
Ravensbourne Rd (SH88) has reopened after an early-morning crash, in which one person died and two suffered moderate injuries.
Parents joining the Dunedin dental school’s queue may have to wait up to two years for treatment because of a Covid-19 double whammy.
The University of Otago’s vice-chancellor has agreed to meet students who are seeking answers about possible changes to selection processes for the medical school.
University of Otago senior leaders have agreed to meet with students who requested urgent discussions about the way students are selected for medical school.
A legal challenge to the way the University of Otago selects students for its medical programme has made it to the High Court.
The man taking on the University of Otago over its admissions process for medical school will have his identity kept secret until further notice.
The University of Otago is set to face court action over the way minority groups are given priority for entry into its medical school.
The way Otago University selects students for its medicine programme is set to be challenged in court.
Most students at the University of Otago appear set to have their semester two examinations on campus, rather than online, if the region is in Alert Level 1 next month.
The importance of an international cultural carnival at the University of Otago may well have been reinforced by this year’s coronavirus challenges.
A doctor and senior academic who was one of only two Maori men to get into the Otago Medical School’s 1959 intake wonders if recent action to boost admissions from minority groups has been a little...
The idea of caps on students entering the Otago Medical School through equity pathways has "deeply disturbed" a physicians’ advocacy group.
Student drinking establishment Starters Bar will be able to stay open until 3am several nights a week, in a move characterised as a special Dunedin trial.