The Red Bricks and White Curtains
Grace Swanson, a first-year Member of St Margaret's this year, shared this lovely poem which she penned soon after arrival at the College.
Avidly following the topics encountered on his B.A. course that gripped his interest led Dave Barson to a remarkable three years working at Weta Workshops on the “Lord of the Rings” followed by a Computer Science degree and so into his present work.
A multi-talented Greek lady discusses her career with several pointers applicable to all of us - the values of perseverance, gaining new skills and taking opportunities that present themselves among them.
A powerful reminder of the importance of the NZ Defence Force to this country, and the demands placed on the young people in it to possess the necessary diplomacy, discipline, humanity and courage needed to place themselves in dangerous, sensitive, sometimes life-threatening, situations.
In a talk bristling with great practical tips on leadership and teamwork, Richard described his rise from humble beginnings in Barnsley, England, to his current position as Chief Executive at Dunedin Airport. Everyone will be a leader of one kind or another - there is something for everyone here!
An absorbing ‘double act’ in which husband and wife describe meeting at St Margaret’s and embarking on a fascinating journey taking them to Melbourne, Hong Kong, Melbourne again, and back to Dunedin.
There is a constantly expanding range of resources online that can help with whatever you are studying as an adjunct to your course at Otago - or simply to expand your horizons. This article touches on just some of them you may not have encountered. - I’m assuming everyone knows about Youtube, etc!
The College is the very proud owner of its very first Mural, the brainchild of Member Ella Green. The recently completed Mural is just wonderful and the College is so grateful to Ella, her mother (for specialist advice from a distance!) and Ella's group of College friends who helped with the painting. Here is Ella's story of the Mural...