A New Zealand dorm gets invaded

February 22 | Guest post by Jessica

My boyfriend is an RA at the University of Otago, Dunedin, New Zealand — we met doing postgrad psychology there.

It was always one of his dreams to be an RA. He signed up this year and the first years move in this weekend. Floor themes used to only consist of RA's sticking up printed posters on doors, but, as it was a competition we decided to lift the game 500%.

Now other floors have lifted their game too! Needless to say, the other staff are very impressed.

This is what happens when two geeks decide to go hard out to win a dorm floor decorating competition: pure epicness!

This took all Sunday afternoon… and evening… and night. I hope the first years coming to University this week appreciate it!

  1. I would totally appreciate this if I was a first year there! This is AWESOME! It looks amazing! GO YOU!

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  2. That is so much more awesome than my freshman dorm decor, which I think consisted of our RA putting paper stars on the doors with our names on them.

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    • PLEASE fix this typo! ;)

      Great work guys, looks fantastic! I did undergrad down in Dunedin; first year at Carrington. Ah, the memories! In my year someone's entire room got put in to a lift in UniCol…

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  3. I now really want to do this around my front door. :)

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  4. I must say I am really loving the number of posts from Kiwis on here.

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  5. Yay for NZ posters! It's an amazing idea, Massey could use someone like you :P

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  6. Just wanted to pop my head up as another new zealand reader and say – NICE WORK!!
    Dunedun is beautiful, enjoy the snow this winter.

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  7. Hehehe, Denudin. They do like to nude up if the weather's right! Love Dunedin, love Pacman. Nice work.

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  8. Thanks guys! Never knew there were so many Kiwi's on here! I did my undergrad in Auckland, so I am only just experiencing the Dunedin student life style now…. it is CRAZY! Oh, and the first years LOVE IT! Lots of other students come to visit the floor just to have a look too :)

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    • I'm in Dunedin too! Awesome job, matches my handbag! ;) Love it!

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  9. And this is why Otago Uni is the best! I love that kiwis get excited every time NZ gets a mention somewhere too. What a patriotic bunch we are :-)

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