10 April 2019
Education relationships between Thailand and Dunedin will be formalised this week with two agreements being signed, connecting over a dozen Thai schools with six local high schools.
16 November 2018
Dunedin’s appeal as a top-class international study destination took another stride under a new agreement signed in Shanghai last week.
01 November 2018
New research about the economic value of international education to New Zealand, shows the Dunedin’s economy alone benefited by $197m over 2017/18, but it’s not just about the money.
12 July 2018
Organisers of a visit by Dunedin secondary students to Shanghai next week are hoping it will lead to more reciprocal study visits between Dunedin and China.
10 July 2018
Enterprise Dunedin’s business internship programme makes it easy for businesses to take on a tertiary student over their summer break, creating employment and economic growth in the city.
02 July 2018
A Vietnamese school pupil who fell in love with rugby soon after she landed in Dunedin will be holding a flag on the field at the final All Blacks v France test on Saturday night.
02 July 2018
Otago Polytechnic’s recently-completed and record-setting Student Village has won two national awards, including a "green building" excellence prize.
02 July 2018
Dr Htin Lin Aung’s work on drug-resistant tuberculosis in his homeland of Myanmar is connected in more ways than one to his study at the University of Otago
18 September 2017
The University of Otago has topped every one of the latest key Government indicators measuring the educational performance of students at New Zealand’s universities.
10 August 2017
Some of New Zealand's top tech entrepreneurs are surprised at the amount of innovation happening in the Dunedin tech sector.
24 March 2017
The total economic value of New Zealand’s burgeoning international education sector has surpassed NZ$4 billion (US$2.82 billion), with international students pumping in millions of dollars and generating hundreds of job opportunities in regions across the country, new research shows.
21 March 2017
International students contributed $117 million to the Dunedin economy, the latest figures show.
The Education New Zealand figures for the 2015 year were released this week and included a breakdown of the economic impact of international education in Dunedin for the first time.
In Otago, international students contributed $142 million to the economy, of which $117 million was in Dunedin (2% of total GDP) and $23 million (1.1% of total GDP) in the Queenstown Lakes area.
09 March 2017
Dunedin's newest tertiary education institution is now up and running.
The Signal ICT Graduate School has begun lectures and director Stuart Charters, of Christchurch, said there had already been overwhelming interest in some of its courses.
09 March 2017
A University of Otago department in the firing line for job cuts has been named among the top 10 in the world.
The School of Physical Education, Sport and Exercise Sciences was the top-ranked university department in New Zealand after placing seventh in the annual QS World University Rankings by subject.
31 January 2017
Immigration New Zealand (INZ) has partnered with the Edmund Hillary Fellowship (EHF) to deliver the Global Impact Visa (GIVs) policy and programme. The policy has been designed to accelerate the growth of New Zealand’s entrepreneurial ecosystem and to enhance its global competitiveness by attracting and retaining high calibre entrepreneurs, investors and start-up teams with the potential to make New Zealand an innovation leader. The policy is to be piloted for four years, accepting up to 400 participants who will be located across New Zealand.
Further information about the scheme and to apply, click on the link below
26 January 2017
The University of Otago and Dunedin City Council are excited to announce the launch of a new doctoral scholarship in literary studies.
A University of Otago City of Literature PhD Scholarship will be offered annually to a research student to study at the University of Otago.