The University of Otago holds a range of events including:

  • Conferences and symposia
  • Graduation events
  • Marketing expos and student recruitment
  • International delegation events
  • Public lectures
  • Small events

The Events Hub provides management and support services for University events.

Events Hub

It is also possible to arrange external events using University facilities.

External events are not managed by the Events team.

The Events team co-ordinates events such as student recruitment events, conferences and symposia, IPLs, convocation and student orientation, and large public lectures. Not included are teaching and training events, small departmental events and seminars, and staff functions.

For tools and resources to help you plan a small event at the University, visit:

Events Hub All Staff Page—Small Events

For more information email

Promoting or advertising events

Your divisional or campus Marketing Adviser can co-ordinate advertising and marketing and, if required, seek communications advice on whether journalists in newsrooms may also be interested in preview stories about the events:

Marketing Advisory Service

If you do not have a Marketing Adviser listed for your department, email Shelley Winsor:

Any requests regarding an online form that has been set up with the URL/web address (see example:, please advise the customer to contact as this form is developed through the EventsAIR platform.