Posted 11:51am Sunday 19th March 2017 by Lucy Hunter

Current is an exhibition in which nine local artists and designers respond to pieces from the Otago Museum’s textile collection. The idea was planned to coincide with ID fashion week. Critic spoke to the Assistant Collection Manager of Humanities at the Otago Museum Jamie Metzger, who Read more...

Closure of Department of Applied Sciences

Posted 10:48am Sunday 6th September 2015 by Joe Higham

Design students say they feel their majors have been “dismissed” after the University of Otago announced the Department of Applied Sciences will be closed. Zac Newton, a Design for Technology major, says students have “worked so hard to show the value of what we do [as design Read more...

Design Staff and Students Sacrificed

Posted 10:53am Sunday 26th July 2015 by Laura Munro

University of Otago design students have obtained, through an Official Information Act request, documents detailing the possible future, or lack of, for design at Otago. The first document is a review of the Department of Applied Sciences conducted in late 2014. The second is a proposal to get Read more...

“Devalued” Degrees could be Discontinued

Posted 11:06am Sunday 19th July 2015 by Joe Higham

The Division of Sciences Pro-Vice Chancellor, Keith Hunter, has sent a letter to design students revealing a proposal to discontinue two applied science majors. The proposal, which is being discussed, would see Clothing and Textiles (CLTE) and Design for Technology (DETE) phased out as major Read more...

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