By the end it was was best known for the drunken brawls that marked its conclusion each year, but for a time the Undie 500 was a (relatively) innocent Christchurch-to-Dunedin lark.
Being a student means exam panic, crappy flats and getting wasted, a lot. But what about the non-drinkers? Chelle Fitzgerald talks to Otago University students who gave up booze.
Moving overseas post-graduation? Be prepared for your friendly interest-free student loan to become an out-of-control debt monster, writes Chelle Fitzgerald.
Students and police who were present at the three most famous Dunedin riots of the last 30 years share what they remember about how it all went down.
Chelle Fitzgerald looks back on the student pubs Dunedin has loved and lost, and talks to Marc Ellis, the celebrity sportsman who tried to resuscitate one of the city's most infamous student hangouts.
It might seem unbelievable to today's students, but it's true: once upon a time students regularly drank in bars, lured there by cheap drinks and a crude culture of excess