OUSA Referendum Results Are In

Posted 8:42pm Saturday 13th July 2024

The OUSA referendum was at the end of last semester. All enrolled Otago Uni students were emailed a link to an online survey to have their say on what OUSA should focus their efforts on. Questions were able to be submitted by students prior to being put to vote, and after some to and fro (with many Read more...

Daddy Grant Graces the Vice Chancellorís Throne

Posted 8:36pm Saturday 13th July 2024

July 1st marked Ōtākou Whakaihu Waka’s freshly minted Vice Chancellor Grant Robertson’s first day on the job. The former OUSA President and Deputy Prime Minister has had a busy first couple weeks of welcomes, meetings, and media attention, telling the Uni Council at his first Read more...

OUSA Student Support Has New Digs

Posted 8:32pm Saturday 13th July 2024

OUSA Student Support shifted locations early last week, vacating its building on Ethel Benjamin (behind Clubs and Socs) and moving into the old National Centre for Peace and Conflict Studies – a casualty of the University’s financial strain.  For those unfamiliar, OUSA Student Read more...

All Aboard the Contiki School Bus

Posted 8:30pm Saturday 13th July 2024

If seeing one more TikTok of Euro summer will send you over the edge, travel company Contiki has revealed they’re now offering ‘Contiki University’ branded trips, offering eight ‘courses’, each fit with a major and minor subject. Pretty sure this isn’t why Read more...

Introducing your Critic Bachelor: Joel Tebbs

Posted 8:27pm Saturday 13th July 2024

Age: 21 (turning 22 soon!) Occupation: DeliveryEasy Carbon Accountant Star sign: Leo (swoon) Degree: BSc in Energy Management, BCom in Finance  Celebrity Crush: “I lowkey don’t have one.” That’s a green flag, if we’ve ever heard one  His friends Read more...

Debatable: Should Students Demand a Box on Return?

Posted 8:16pm Saturday 13th July 2024

Debatable is a column written by the Otago University Debating Society. The Debating Society welcomes new members and meets at the Business School every Tuesday at 6pm. For So you got on the piss and lost your wallet. The only person at fault here is you. You should learn to take better care Read more...

Local Produce: Ani Saafa

Posted 7:05pm Saturday 13th July 2024

Ani Saafa is the brainchild of prominent Dunedin musicians Logan Edwards (he/him) and Stanley Barbazon (he/him). Supported by Jakira Brophy (she/her) and Erik Dekker (he/him) on bass and drums respectively, the indie-pop-grunge band has made a great impact on the scene with their new EP Read more...

SPCA Investigates Claims of Expo Animal Abuse

Posted 6:59pm Saturday 13th July 2024

A recent ‘Exotic Pet Expo’ in the North East Valley has caused community uproar as allegations of false advertising and animal abuse pour in from community members. Organiser Amelia Seales, who has run the event twice before, has firmly denied any wrong-doing.  The expo, held on Read more...

OUSA Criticises Residential Tenancies Amendment Act

Posted 6:56pm Saturday 13th July 2024

The OUSA Student Exec recently submitted on the Residential Tenancies Amendment Bill in opposition to its proposed introduction of no-cause evictions. It’s exactly what it sounds like: the bill would allow landlords to evict tenants without needing to give a reason. Critic Te Ārohi spoke Read more...

Student Exec Turn In Second Quarterly Reports

Posted 6:53pm Saturday 13th July 2024

Is it that time already? OUSA second quarterly reports are in (most of them), and we’re here to give you an insight into what our student dictators have been doing/not doing in the time you’ve been pilfering snacks from your parents' pantry. Buckle up for a rootin’ Read more...

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