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Poles apart: World-first medical evacuation

On board for The Cook's latest journey
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Upcoming Events

Dental Class of 1976 Reunion
Hong Kong alumni event
Phys Ed Class of 1977 Reunion
Dental Class of 1966 Reunion

Your Story: An international love story

International students Chom Pirayavaraporn and Thanathat Kaewsermwong travelled to Otago separately to study. They met at the Otago Language Centre. The rest, as the saying goes ...
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What's Happening on Campus

Refugee representation, determination and discourses
The future face of healthcare lecture series
Interactive Art Installation
Wordsmith: Writing across genres short course

Supporting Otago: Geology

A donation from US-based Otago alumni to help Geology students conduct fieldwork has been "fantastically useful".
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Networks and Events: Samoa

A warm Pacific greeting
The announcement of a new chapter in the relationship between the University of Otago, its Pacific alumni and the Pacific region received a warm welcome in Samoa.
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Supporting Otago: Medical treasures go online

The Otago Medical School Alumnus Association's project to put its "treasure trove" of artefacts online is going well - but it needs support with this and other projects.
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Lecture Hot Picks

Be entertained and feed your mind in the comfort of your own home with this month's Lecture Hot Picks.

You can check out entertaining lectures on:
  • Public Health
  • Law
  • Geography
  • Entrepreneurship

Then & Now: The very first class, 1871

When classes commenced at the University of Otago in July 1871, the first student to sign on was a 26-year-old lawyer named Robert Stout.
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We Otago

Do your recognise anyone in this photograph? One of these players was in the Otago University Rugby Football Club in 1972, and is still playing for the same team today!
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