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Taking a swing at education

Wednesday, 22 February 2017, 3:28 pm | Otago Polytech

Dunedin Businesses are lining up to take a swing at education! Twenty-four teams of four are taking part in The Otago Polytechnic Education Golf Open this Friday. The tournament raises money for the Otago Polytechnic Education Foundation which ... More >>

Get on your bike and ride!

Wednesday, 22 February 2017, 3:05 pm | Otago Polytech

I want to ride my bicycle I want to ride my bike! Otago Polytechnic has gone all spokes and handlebars this month with the Aotearoa Bike Challenge. Perhaps one of the more absurd events is on Tues Feb 28 where staff are invited to ride around a ... More >>

Rainbow Tick for Otago Polytechnic

Monday, 20 February 2017, 10:40 am | Otago Polytech

Otago Polytechnic is proudly flying the rainbow flag. It is the first Institute of Technology and Polytechnic (ITP) in New Zealand and one of the first organisations in the South Island to gain Rainbow Tick certification. The Rainbow Tick accreditation ... More >>

Women in IT scholarship awarded

Friday, 10 February 2017, 9:19 am | Otago Polytech

Otago Polytechnic has awarded its inaugural “Women in IT” scholarship to a self-leading and motivated student. Isabel Ryan is studying for a Bachelor of Information Technology, and is delighted to be the first recipient of the scholarship. “It’s really nice ... More >>

Buster busted up again!

Thursday, 9 February 2017, 11:39 am | Otago Polytech

The Yellow-eyed penguin hospital at Otago Polytechnic’s School of Veterinary Nursing is full with healing hoiho, one is even back for a second visit with Wildlife Vet Lisa Argilla! Dr Argilla recognised the unlucky penguin while checking huge gashes ... More >>

Polytechnics satisfyingly successful

Thursday, 9 February 2017, 11:15 am | Otago Polytech

An impressive majority of graduates from Otago Polytechnic are satisfied with their outcomes from the institution. 94% were satisfied with the quality of the programme they undertook. Otago Polytechnic’s Graduate Outcome Report for 2015 has just been ... More >>

Calling all artists and designers with links to Dunedin

Wednesday, 8 February 2017, 4:02 pm | Otago Polytech

The word is out for all artists and fashion designers with a connection to Dunedin. Here’s a chance to exhibit in the prestigious Yu Gallery in Shanghai, China. Otago Polytechnic is contributing to the Enterprise Dunedin led project to produce an exhibition ... More >>

Student accommodation about to take shape!

Wednesday, 18 January 2017, 10:09 am | Otago Polytech

18 January, 2017 Student accommodation about to take shape! Otago Polytechnic’s new 20 million-dollar student accommodation village is about to take form with the delivery of the first truck-load of timber structure. Columns and beams for the west ... More >>

Wildlife vet clinic at Otago Polytechnic

Tuesday, 17 January 2017, 9:17 am | Otago Polytech

This summer’s looking a lot brighter for Otago’s yellow-eyed Penguins/hoiho. They now have their very own local hospital set up at Otago Polytechnic’s School of Veterinary Nursing. The Yellow-eyed Penguin Trust successfully raise enough money ... More >>

Come all ye foragers!

Thursday, 22 December 2016, 10:33 am | Otago Polytech

Otago Polytechnic is keen to invite people to forage and harvest food from the Living Campus gardens over the holiday season. The Living Campus is comprised of ornamental and edible gardens that are enjoyed by staff, students and our training restaurant ... More >>

National award for engineering student

Monday, 19 December 2016, 11:46 am | Otago Polytech

All Christmases have come at once for Otago Polytechnic engineering student, Ewan Baker. He’s just won a prestigious national award, AND a coveted apprenticeship at Scott Technology in Dunedin. Ewan beat 30 other applicants from throughout the ... More >>

Kaz has hit the Cape!

Friday, 16 December 2016, 11:57 am | Otago Polytech

Otago Polytechnic student, Kazushi (Kaz) Noiri is about to complete his 2244km walk from Bluff to Cape Reinga. More >>

Kaikoura kids set for a memorable Christmas

Friday, 16 December 2016, 11:04 am | Otago Polytech

16 December, 2016 Kaikoura kids set for a memorable Christmas The 650 children of Kaikoura were facing a bleak Christmas this year. Earthquakes isolated their town, and cut off their physical link to the outside world. But Otago residents have helped ... More >>

The WORLD’s her internship

Thursday, 1 December 2016, 3:02 pm | Otago Polytech

An Otago Polytechnic fashion student has been chosen for a new, paid internship at WORLD – New Zealand’s most progressive and philanthropic fashion brand. More >>

Students transform a tiny library into a giant donation

Wednesday, 30 November 2016, 2:15 pm | Otago Polytech

Students at the School of Midwifery at Otago Polytechnic have come up with a tiny solution to a mammoth problem at Dunedin Hospital’s ante-natal ward. More >>

Occupational Therapy staff give away their staff rewards

Tuesday, 29 November 2016, 12:18 pm | Otago Polytech

Christmas has come early this year for six Dunedin organisations, thanks to staff at Otago Polytechnic’s School of Occupational Therapy. To celebrate the School’s 25th anniversary, staff decided to buy resources for six local groups that they have ... More >>

Independence and integration for former refugees

Monday, 28 November 2016, 8:40 am | Otago Polytech

What grows, how it grows, and where it grows … all great questions to be answered about Dunedin’s gardening conditions for a group of former Syrian refugees. The group of up to 30 people will visit Otago Polytechnic’s Living Campus on Friday, ... More >>

Arohanui for Kaikoura from Otago

Friday, 25 November 2016, 12:20 pm | Otago Polytech

Otago Polytechnic School of Social Services is determined to give the children of Kaikoura a fantastic Christmas this year. ‘Arohanui from Otago’ is a gift collection project. Residents from around Otago are encouraged to bring new, small, wrapped ... More >>

Otago Polytechnic links with Japanese Engineering College

Thursday, 24 November 2016, 11:56 am | Otago Polytech

Otago Polytechnic is delighted to signed a Memorandum of Understanding with Hachinohe College from Japan. More >>

Food glorious food!!!

Tuesday, 15 November 2016, 12:22 pm | Otago Polytech

Food, creativity, design, emotion … what more is there in life? Otago Polytechnic’s two Food Design Honours students will present their end-of-year food experiences on Thursday (Nov 17th). At 7pm, Penelope Baldwin presents “Bad Medicine: Love Potion”. ... More >>



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