Student Nurses Support Strike in June

Posted 11:46pm Sunday 23rd May 2021

Student nurses have called for the government to take the eight-hour strike planned for June seriously, or face losing graduates to Australia.  The New Zealand Nurses Organisation voted to strike on June 9 for eight hours after the government offered a 1.38% pay increase, a percentage just Read more...

131,610 Standard Drinks Worth of Hand Sanitiser Bought by Uni in 2020

Posted 11:29pm Sunday 23rd May 2021

The Uni spent almost $100,000 on hand sanitiser in 2020, according to figures obtained by Radio One. Despite Covid-19 restrictions having eased this year, they are on track to spend almost the same amount in 2021.  According to Property Services Manager Dean Macaulay, $98,128 was spent on Read more...

Students Really Suck At Returning Library Books On Time

Posted 5:10pm Sunday 2nd May 2021

I have a confession to make. I’m a criminal. My $9 library fine (for a second-year psychology textbook, if you must know) is now over a year overdue and contributes to precisely 0.39% of the $2321.20 in library fines incurred by Uni and Polytech students. Campus Watch, you know where to find Read more...

The George Street Dots Revisited

Posted 10:01pm Sunday 18th April 2021

Last year, the DCC painted dots on George Street to create a pedestrian-friendly space. A year on, the dots are fading away. Hannah Johns spoke to Aaron Hawkins about the dots and discovered that there are no plans to repaint them. Hannah: I’ve become very fond of the dots, every time I Read more...

14% Rise in Postgrad Enrolments at Otago

Posted 4:22pm Wednesday 24th March 2021

There are 14% more students doing postgraduate qualifications at Otago this year, in what has been termed “doing a panic masters”.  The largest increase is in humanities students, with a 30.5% increase in the number of students doing masters from last year, according to Read more...

Prices Go Up At Uni Again

Posted 2:10pm Sunday 21st March 2021

The University has raised prices yet again at their food outlets. Those on the study grind are notoriously poor, and after prices went up multiple times last year, this latest increase will be another gut punch to the food court faithful. According to Campus and Collegiate Life Services Read more...

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Hannah Johns

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