The University of Otago has released a schedule for its 150th anniversary celebrations next year, which will include a street parade, picnics, a play, dinner and a regatta.
The University of Otago will be relieved at the jump in student enrolments this year.
The University of Otago's Maori Development Office and Maori Centre are delighted with an increase in Maori students enrolled at the university this year, numbers due to hit 12% of the domestic roll.
A young Otago yellow-eyed penguin's amazing odyssey has continued as the bird, dubbed Takaraha, reached the Cook Strait last night.
Speaking in front of an audience containing Professor Stephen Hawking was one of the most nerve-racking experience's of an Otago academic's life.
The University of Otago is considering a restructure of its division of humanities for 2019, saying money would be saved by grouping the division's 16 departments into seven schools.
Otago researchers say standardised packaging for cigarettes is a good move, but more needs to be done in the fight against tobacco.
Student numbers at University of Otago are set to grow by the largest amount since 2010, but the university is unsure how much Labour's free tertiary education policy is behind the increase.
University of Otago research into low oxygen conditions in ancient times has also highlighted a "huge" future threat to oceans, including near New Zealand, from global warming.
A new co-director of a University of Otago research unit, Louise Marsh, says her own experience of receiving a cancer diagnosis has given her cancer-related research work "extra impetus".
University of Otago researchers are helping lead an $18 million international project to clarify the main causes of fever in sub-Saharan Africa and Asia and determine how they should be treated.
University of Otago students angered over the cancellation of a law camp have launched a petition calling for the camp to be reinstated.
The mother of a former student who stripped at one of the now notorious University of Otago law camps says she was disgusted the dean of the law faculty seemed to condone the event.
A University of Otago law camp for second year students has been cancelled following a series of allegations of nudity and jelly wrestling.
A third year University of Otago law student has defended the faculty amid claims of excessive drinking, jelly wrestling and nudity at its law camps.
A former University of Otago law student claims members of the law faculty have acted inappropriately towards women for years.
The University of Otago is under scrutiny amid claims of jelly wrestling and naked drinking games at boozy camps for student lawyers — attended by at least one senior staff member.
The University of Otago has strengthened its international academic standing, in the 2018 QS World University Rankings by subject, in a "very pleasing" outcome.
University of Otago students Finau Taungapeau, Jade Christiansen and Anna Clark have received national Toloa tertiary scholarship awards to support their study.
The University of Otago's Faculty of Law has joined the country's five others in cutting ties with the under-fire law firm Russell McVeagh while a review into claims of inappropriate sexual behaviour takes place.