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Uni Strives To Be A Leader On Environmental Issues With New Plan

Posted 10:55am Sunday 23rd April 2017 by Joel McManus

The University of Otago announced a new plan last week to increase environmentally sustainable practises throughout the institution over the next four years, something it hopes will showcase its “desire to strengthen our efforts towards sustainability, becoming genuinely world class in how we Read more...

Will the University Have Any Staff Left After Yet More Redundancies?

Posted 10:52am Sunday 23rd April 2017 by Joe Higham

Otago University’s Support Services Review is reaching the end of its ‘Solution Design’ phase, coming as rumours have been circulating that as many as 300 jobs will be lost once the final ‘Implementation Stage’ begins.  However, Otago University Human Resources Read more...

Tinder, Wine, & Sleeping Naked Prove Popular in Dunners

Posted 10:46am Sunday 23rd April 2017 by Joel McManus

Otago residents are more likely than any other region in New Zealand to be looking for love on Tinder, be munching crunchy peanut butter, and smashing back some Central Otago Pinot Noir, according to the results of a nation -wide census.  The Vogel’s Big Little Kiwi Census surveyed Read more...

Keeping tabs on the Exec | Issue 8

Posted 10:36am Sunday 23rd April 2017 by Joe Higham

Congratulations to the executive for their work and participation with Relay For Life, an event that saw Otago University Vice Chancellor Harlene Hayne and Arana College Warden Jamie Gilbertson shave off OUSA Colleges Officer James Heath’s hair. This year’s OUSA contingent at Relay For Read more...

Former OUSA President Creates Community Project On Albany St, All Welcome

Posted 11:21am Sunday 9th April 2017 by Anna Linton

Former OUSA President 1979-1980, and local activist, Paul ‘ the Governor’ Gourlie is preparing to launch a community project intended to teach entrepreneurship and tether stronger relations between the town (Dunedin City) and the gown (Otago University). ‘Aotea Peace Read more...

Totally Execrable

Posted 11:11am Sunday 9th April 2017 by Joe Higham

This week there were discussions about grants policy, committee reports, and the clubs council amongst other things, but Critic doesn’t want to distract from the calamitous events outlined below by discussing these other issues. We promise you you’re not missing anything Read more...

Behind the Scenes at Hyde Street

Posted 10:47am Sunday 9th April 2017 by Joe Higham

If you want the raw statistics from Hyde Street, you’ll find them in this article, but you’ll also find much more about what preparations are put in place, and by whom, to make the day tick smoothly and to mitigate the disasters that have occurred in the past. The average attendee was a Read more...

Alibi Bar Closes Due to DCC’s Hard Line on New Alcohol Legislation

Posted 10:51am Sunday 2nd April 2017 by Zahra Shahtahmasebi

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Financial Position of PE School “Not sustainable” ­ —Pro-Vice Chancellor

Posted 10:48am Sunday 2nd April 2017 by Joel McManus

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Absence of Students the Reason Dunedin Won’t Host 2018 Sevens

Posted 10:46am Sunday 2nd April 2017 by Joe Higham

Speculation had been growing that either Hamilton or Dunedin would become the new hosts for the New Zealand leg of the HSBC World Sevens Series, however that was soon dismissed when the event’s dates were not able to be aligned with the university year, meaning students would not be in town to Read more...

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