Noise control officers once again had a "very busy" O Week with more than 100 excessive noise notices issued.
Four University of Otago staff have won annual teaching excellence awards from the university.
Students living on a notorious party street are calling on troublemakers to stay away after four students were seriously assaulted by non-students.
Six60 guitarist and vocalist Matiu Walters raises his hand to an adoring O Week crowd at Forsyth Barr Stadium late last night.
Q&A with Otago University Students’ Association president Hugh Baird.
Decades-old rivalries played out on the sports field yesterday as about 3500 students took part in College Sports Day at Logan Park.
Students were unwitting "lab rats" while taking part in O Week activities yesterday.
University of Otago vice-chancellor Prof Harlene Hayne has been accused of intimidating behaviour as the university continues to attract criticism over humanities cuts.
Forsyth Barr Stadium was a sea of white last night as thousands of toga-clad students celebrated O Week on a balmy Dunedin night.
University of Otago orientation week toga party at Forsyth Barr Stadium - Tuesday 210217.
Thousands of toga-clad students have begun entering Forsyth Barr Stadium for the O-Week toga party.
O-week will be about more than just partying for 800 students who are set to volunteer for dozens of Dunedin community groups.
The annual migration of students to Dunedin is in full swing and the small minority who take Orientation Week celebrations too far have been warned of tough consequences.
The stereotype of the couch-burning student is quickly becoming a thing of the past as University of Otago’s tough stance on fire-lighting and other antisocial antics pays dividends.
Authorities will be quick to respond to nuisance fires during Orientation Week, police warn.
A buzz is building in North Dunedin as about 20,000 students pour into the city for the start of the university year.
Giving parents a taste of life at the University of Otago is a priority for several residential colleges as they prepare to welcome students for the year.
Selwyn College was briefly evacuated earlier this morning.
Getting used to Dunedin's summers has been a little bit of a struggle for a pair of students who have travelled from Samoa to study at the University of Otago.
The pull of flatting on Dunedin's party streets is not waning despite grimy conditions and rising rents, students say.