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Top teaching award for Otago academic and alumna
Faumuina Associate Professor Fa'afetai Sopoaga crowned top tertiary teacher in New Zealand

University of Otago marks 125 years of women's suffrage
Vice-Chancellor Harlene Hayne planted a white camellia at an event organised by Staff Women's Caucus

Ash Singh – being Highlanders' doctor is "dream job"
Ash Singh, Pulse Energy Highlanders' doctor, attributes his time at Otago in guiding him into his career


Your Story - Robinson Dorsey Scholarship

A desire to give those who haven't followed the usual academic path to post-graduate studies a second chance was behind the development of the Robinson Dorsey Scholarship.


Your Story Robinson Dorsey
E16 Networks and Events

Networks and Events

The weather may have been miserable, but the pizza was hot and the spirits were high as first year scholarship winners had a get together on Wednesday 26 September at the Dunedin Union Lounge.

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Upcoming reunions for alumni

Oct Dentistry 1975 – 78 reunion
12 Dunedin
Fri 12 Oct – Sun 14 Oct
Oct Dentistry 1973 reunion
19 Queenstown
Fri 19 Oct – Sun 21 Oct
Oct Medical 1988 reunion
26 Queenstown
Fri 26 Oct – Sun 28 Oct
Oct Teachers College 1968 reunion
27 Dunedin
5:30pm onwards
Nov Medical 1968 reunion
27 Dunedin
Tue 27 Nov – Thu 29 Nov

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150 years of daring to be wise

Suppers, picnics, books, parades, concerts, regattas, dinners....join us next year in celebrating 150 years of daring to be wise.

Click here for Key Dates for the 150th anniversary for the University

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E16 Support Otago OUAFC football reunion

Supporting Otago - Court of Benefactors dinner

A Court of Benefactors dinner held at the Staff Club last month enabled the University to thank its major donors for their ongoing support and to brief them on new developments.


Did you play football at Otago?
Otago University AFC is having a reunion!

Join us on campus and the Otago football fields for a weekend of football and entertainment.

9 – 11 August 2019,

E16 Archive Lecture hot picks

From the Archives - Clocktower

For 50 years the University's much-loved Clocktower building didn't live up to its name.

Built in 1879, the tower was without a clock until the early 1930s.


Lecture hot picks

In each eConnect issue we bring you talks by outstanding academics and alumni.

E16 We Heart Otago

We Otago - Magnolia tree

The tree, located in the Quad between the Department of Geology and the Clocktower, was planted in 1965 by Geoff Baylis, Head of the Department of Botany from 1945 to 1979, and is now dedicated to his memory.


International alumni events

Oct New York
30 NZ Permanent Mission to the UN
Tue 30 Oct, 6 – 8:30pm
Nov Toronto
01 Hemingway's Restaurant
Thu 1 Nov, 6 – 8pm
Hong Kong
19 Hong Kong Football Club
Mon 19 Nov, 6:30 – 8:30pm
Nov Kuala Lumpur
22 NZ High Commissioner's Residence
Thu 22 Nov, 7 – 9pm
Nov Singapore
23 NZ High Commissioner's Residence
Fri 23 Nov, 6:30 – 8:30pm
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