Otago Polytechnic has postponed its graduation ceremony due to Covid-19 uncertainty.
Nearly 700 university staff are losing or leaving their jobs because of a financial hole left by falling foreign enrolments.Only Otago, which limits international students to no more than 15% of its total enrolments, has made no cuts.
Lily Thoroughgood (19, left), of Christchurch, and Fernanda Posada (19), of Hamilton, enjoy the tasty offerings at the International Food Festival held in the Museum Reserve on Saturday evening.
Pearl Matahiki is reflecting on 20 years as head and heart of Otago University’s support for Maori students. On the eve of retiring, she talks to Bruce Munro about students she's known, celebrating success in an alien environment and important changes to come.
An O Week gig tonight by a Belgian drum and bass artist has been shelved in the wake of the Covid-19 alert level shift.
A University of Otago expert is developing an inhaler containing anti-Covid 19 drugs that he believes could be key to beating the virus.
University of Otago students Maraea te Waitoatoa Golias (18, left) and Olivia Williams (18), both of Wellington, enjoy their hangi food at the University of Otago Maori Centre during O Week events...
Despite being more than four decades older than his tertiary student challengers, Dunedin’s Campus Cop has once again beaten the competition at an annual test of stamina.
For the first time at the University of Otago’s O Week, drug checking is out of a legal grey area and out in the open.
About 1000 University of Otago students have embraced sustainability and bargain hunting as they swarmed into an O Week sale featuring pre-loved furniture and clothing.
While O Week is often associated with student hijinks in Dunedin, the University of Otago says it is taking steps to curb any out-of-control behaviour.
A $3 million bequest from a distinguished neurologist will mean a brighter academic future for some Southland and Otago students, including former pupils of two Invercargill schools.
Some students in Dunedin are self-isolating and the University of Otago has issued an alert aimed at tracking down any recent arrivals with connections to the latest Auckland Covid-19 cluster.
Private health patients are costing New Zealand's public system up to $11.5 million a year, a University of Otago study shows.
Hundreds of students turned out for the annual Toga Party, wearing the traditional sheet, as another tertiary year in Dunedin begins.
A study examining the effectiveness of a programme established to help solve New Zealand's shortage of doctors in rural areas has found gaps in the South Island are being filled but other areas are...
As Auckland wakes up united in alert level 1 with the rest of New Zealand, a leading epidemiologist is calling for a total overhaul of the border operation.
The University of Otago reported an operating surplus over and above Tertiary Education Commission surplus guidelines for the period ending December 31 last year.