Drug testing is likely at next month’s University of Otago Orientation Week events.
Otago University says it will contact international students who could return to finish their studies in Dunedin as early as April as the Govt moves to ease border restrictions for some students.
Otago University researchers who published new ways to process Covid-19 tests say their work is already being used in other countries.
A report by the Auditor General has criticised the Otago Polytechnic for sending 21 staff on a trip to Japan last year where their itinerary appeared to be "similar to sightseeing and cultural experience tours".
The Morrisons spent 45 hours in transit and two weeks in isolation after travelling from the Western Pacific island of Guam to see their son Cory graduate today, and even though the official ceremony was postponed, some of the graduands held their own.
After a 3000km southern road trip, University of Otago graduate Jesse Miller is disappointed but philosophical that the Dunedin graduation event he travelled so far to attend was postponed today.
Following the security threat that forced the postponement of two University of Otago graduation ceremonies today, Otago Polytechnic says it is monitoring the situation ahead of its own ceremonies this Friday.
Tobacco products are not as important to convenience stores' profits as first thought, according to a new study.
Some 2000 New Zealanders could have been killed by Covid-19 if the Government had taken the same approach as some of New Zealand's closest allies, according to Otago University health experts.
Vital information for the reduction of bowel cancer in New Zealand has been revealed in a first of its kind study by University of Otago researchers.
A former medical school dean is proposing a lottery system to ease huge pressure on students who now have to get "genius-level marks" to get into medicine.
Dunedin research participants in a University of Otago study, Childhood in a changing Pacific, were thanked last night at Te Tumu School of Maori, Pacific and Indigenous Studies.
A rush to primary sector and construction industry training has spurred a 49% increase in domestic enrolments at Otago Polytechnic.
Fewer commerce and humanities student numbers could help the University of Otago deal with growth elsewhere at the university, chief operating officer Stephen Willis says.
An Otago University medical student who helped her builder's apprentice flatmate watch heart surgery will complete her studies, after an investigation blamed the breach on a "series of misunderstandings".
As closed borders continue to curb international student numbers at the University of Otago, a $13 million budget deficit looms for next year.
A global health conference in Dunedin this week will boost New Zealand’s international reputation for its effective response to Covid-19, organisers say.
It is too early to say whether the proposed $25million University of Otago physical education refurbishment and extension will ever come to fruition, the university’s chief operating officer says.
A new Dunedin-led study shows young New Zealand children receive half their energy intake from ultra-processed foods.