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Relay for Life 2016

This year we had a great turn out to the Relay for Life, with a team of about 60 of ELM and ALM students walking all night for the fight! With the majority of people coming for the first few hours, we were bound to have a great night! Despite the number thinning out as […]

Aspire 2016

On the 8th of April OUMSA hosted the Aspire Programme where we had 12 intermediate aged school kids and their coaches come to the Anatomy Museum to learn about the human body and be inspired by passionate medical students. We are very lucky to have access to the Anatomy Museum which holds a large collection […]


“During the weekend of the 4th – 6th of March Te Oranga ki Ōtākou held their annual Hui at Ōtākou Marae which included 69 Māori Medical students of the University of Otago and honourable guests. The weekend aims to foster and strengthen the relationships between our tauira, staff and doctors.  Additionally it is a great […]

Medical Clubs and Groups Stall Day

OUMSA held its inaugural “Medical Clubs and Groups Stall Day” on the 26th of February. It was a fantastic time to see the diversity and interests of our medical students all under one roof. Thank you to all the people that came, we hope you got a chance to see all that is on offer […]

Med O-Week 2016

A month ago, on the morning of Wednesday the 3rd of February, about 300 young medical students were entering the hospital lecture theatre for the first time. After a jumble of welcomes and introductory lectures, OUMSA introduced themselves and split everyone into their O-week teams, led by 3rd year leaders, and let everyone get to know each other […]

OUMSA Elections 2015

Its that time of the year again!   Get excited and get campaigning! Now’s your opportunity to make a good life decision and run for a position on the OUMSA Exec 2016. Being involved in such an organisation holds many benefits including exposure to how they’re run, making good mates, something to write on your […]

NZMSJ Welcome 2015

        Kia Ora Everyone! The New Zealand Medical Student Journal (NZMSJ) welcomes back students returning to study in 2015, especially to the new 2nd years! Who are we? We offer a supported forum to make the transition from writing for medical school to publishing quality academic work in professional journals. We publish […]

Med Clothing – Orders Closed

Update: Med Clothing orders for 2014 have closed. We thank you to those who have ordered. You will receive a confirmation email once payment has been confirmed and will be alerted once clothing is ready for pick up. Here as promised is the 2014 OUMSA Clothing release! We have a wide range  of clothing available, […]

Med Revue 2014: Ticket Sales Closed

The 2014 Med Revue crew are proud to present The Saline King! Come and join us for your annual dose of medical puns! We follow Simba, a lost Med 2, who is struggling to find his place in the world. It is a journey of highs and lows, romance and self-discovery. We know as ALM […]

Ball 2014 – Ticket Sales Closed

OUMSA is very excited to announce the beginning of ticket sales for the social event of the year – Med Ball 2014! The doors to the Town Hall will open at 7:00pm, with dinner being served at 7:45. At the conclusion of dessert, the doors to Glenroy Auditorium will open and guests will be invited […]

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