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Watch the Vice-Chancellor's 2018 Christmas Message
E17-Christmas-wreath-left  Merry Christmas and Happy New Year from everyone at the Development & Alumni Relations Office. We look forward to seeing you at the 150th anniversary celebrations. E17-Christmas-wreath-right
E17-newsinbrief-Annual-Appeal E17-newsinbrief-Sir-Murray-Brennan-Scholarship E17-newsinbrief-Andrew-and-Ala-Horsman

Diverse initiatives for this year's Annual Appeal
Medical research, marine studies and cancer rehabilitation join student scholarships and a new home for Music, Theatre and Performing Arts.

Professor Sir Murray Brennan keen to give back to help develop tomorrow's leaders
A new rowing scholarship that bears his name has recently been launched and is an exciting development for the University.

Father and son share deep Otago bond
Centenarian Emeritus Professor Alan Horsman spent more than a quarter of a century leading the English Department at the University of Otago.


Your Story - Four generations of graduates beat a path to Otago's door

The road to Otago is a well-beaten path for the members of the Foote family. Starting in 1905, four generations of the family have made their way to the University.

Full story...

Your Story Foote family
E17 Networks and Events

Networks and Events

We've been busy visiting alumni around the globe. A big thanks to all those who attended, we look forward to seeing you again next year.

New York, Toronto, San Francisco
Hong Kong, Singapore

150th anniversary calendar

Feb Clocktower lawn picnic
15 Dunedin
Fri 15 Feb, 5 – 7:30pm
Mar Pacific Masters Golf Tournament
15 Dunedin
Fri 15 Mar, 8am – 6pm
Mar Pacific walking tour
15 Dunedin
Fri 15 Mar, 2 – 5:30pm
Mar Pacific dinner and dance
16 Dunedin
Sat 16 Mar, 7 – 11:55pm
E17 Support Otago Phoenix Club E17 150th Update

Supporting Otago - Phoenix Club

At the Otago Phoenix Club's 50th anniversary celebrations in November, University of Otago Advancement Services Manager Louise Lawrence accepted a very generous donation for the Dr Ted Nye Studentship Fund.

Supporting Otago - Phoenix Club...

150th anniversary update

Picnics, a regatta, concerts, parades, a rugby match, a dinner and a ball – an inclusive, colourful calendar of events is being planned for the University of Otago's 150th anniversary celebrations next year.

150th anniversary update...

E17-Margaret-Cruickshank-email-image Lecture hot picks

From the Archives - A life worth celebrating

What started as plans to hold a small ceremony in Waimate to mark 100 years since the passing of a local legend, turned in to an all-day celebrations of her remarkable if somewhat short life.

From the archives - A life worth celebrating...

Lecture hot picks

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

Click here to watch or listen to this month's recommendations.


We Otago - Regional road trip

As part of the University of Otago's 150th anniversary celebrations, we're going on a road trip around the regions next year – on our Facebook page.
Be a part of this Blue and Gold Roadie by sharing your stories and photos from your time at Otago. Regional road trip...

Upcoming reunions for alumni

Jan PhysEd class of 1969 reunion
18 Dunedin
Fri 18 – Sun 20 Jan
Mar Medical class of 2006 reunion
01 Dunedin
Fri 1 – Sun 3 Mar
Physio class of 1967-69 reunion
13 Dunedin
Sat 13 – Mon 15 Apr
May Medical class of 1973 reunion
29 Dunedin
Wed 29 – Fri 31 May

Artwork competition for 150th anniversary colouring book

If you’ve got time on your hands over the summer, why not have a go at creating some artwork for our upcoming 150th anniversary colouring book competition?
Up to 20 images will be selected for the book, with a prize of $100 each, plus the winning prize of $500 for the cover. This competition has now closed.

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