Information on community engagement at Otago University
Ignite is a student-run non-profit organisation that provides free business advice and strategic planning to charities in Dunedin and Wellington. Ignite provides students with a unique opportunity to actively engage with their local community in a professional capacity and to work collaboratively with other innovative and socially motivated students.
Generation Zero is a student-led organisation dedicated to reaching the target of zero carbon emissions and providing solutions for New Zealand to cut carbon pollution through smarter transport, liveable cities and independence from fossil fuels. It operates on a grass-roots, self-organising, non-partisan basis, constantly evolving to meet the challenges being faced. The organisation has branches at universities in Auckland, Wellington, Christchurch and Hamilton as well as Otago.