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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 >>

Computers for Syrian families in Dunedin

Tuesday, 13 September 2016, 10:34 am | Otago Polytech

Otago Polytechnic’s College of Enterprise and Development have refurbished and gifted 23 computers to the Red Cross, for Syrian families who have settled in Dunedin. More >>

Six Otago Polytechnic finalists at national design awards

Tuesday, 6 September 2016, 2:05 pm | Otago Polytech

Three Otago Polytechnic Design Communication students – as well as two graduates and one staff member – have been included in the 2016 Best Awards. An initiative of The Designers Institute of New Zealand, The Best Design Awards is the annual showcase ... More >>

Otago Polytechnic gets involved in Kiwi PyCon

Monday, 5 September 2016, 9:57 am | Otago Polytech

Otago Polytechnic is hosting Python ‘sprints’ as part of the annual Kiwi PyCon – the Python coding language conference – which will be held in Dunedin from 9-11 September, 2016, at the Dunedin Centre. More >>

Scholarship winners prepare for Shanghai business exchange

Tuesday, 30 August 2016, 10:59 am | Otago Polytech

Three Otago Polytechnic business students are preparing to head to China on a 14-week exchange programme, after receiving prestigious Prime Minister’s Scholarships for Asia. The Scholarships seek to strengthen educational and business ties between New ... More >>

OP student recognised for work on bullying

Wednesday, 22 June 2016, 9:39 am | Otago Polytech

Otago Polytechnic nursing student, Ashleigh Smith, is firmly focused on eliminating bullying in New Zealand schools and communities, and has received a 2016 Youth Week Award for her efforts. The awards recognise and celebrate the outstanding contributions ... More >>

Syrian refugees to learn tips and tricks for gardening

Tuesday, 7 June 2016, 2:39 pm | Otago Polytech

A group of former refugees from Syria will take part in a workshop to learn more about local plants and gardening conditions, as they visit Otago Polytechnic’s campus gardens this week. More >>

Dunedin graduates to make NZ Fashion Week debut

Tuesday, 31 May 2016, 10:12 am | Otago Polytech

Three Otago Polytechnic fashion graduates will make their New Zealand Fashion Week debut in August, after being selected for the event’s inaugural Graduate Show. More >>

Student-organised ball “a real treat” for IDEA clients

Tuesday, 10 May 2016, 2:22 pm | Otago Polytech

About 60 Dunedinites with intellectual disabilities will take to a red carpet laid in their honour this week, as they attend a ball organised for them by Occupational Therapy students from Otago Polytechnic. More >>

Otago Polytechnic launches team of Student Ambassadors

Wednesday, 4 May 2016, 12:36 pm | Otago Polytech

Otago Polytechnic has employed 20 of its students as Student Ambassadors to engage with and support new and prospective students. More >>

Otago Polytechnic inaugural Alumni celebration

Tuesday, 5 April 2016, 11:16 am | Otago Polytech

Nineteen Otago Polytechnic Alumni who have made outstanding contributions in their careers or communities will be presented with an Otago Polytechnic Distinguished Alumni Award at the inaugural Alumni awards ceremony this Friday, 8 April at 5.30pm ... More >>

Otago Polytech Workshop on Sustainability and Simulation

Tuesday, 29 March 2016, 12:10 pm | Otago Polytech

Otago Polytechnic School of Nursing is hosting a free symposium and pre-conference workshop for rural nurses on learning in the 21st century, heralding the start of the National Rural Health Conference 2016 being held in Dunedin next week. More >>

Food Design Institute to launch ‘triple bottom line’

Monday, 29 February 2016, 2:55 pm | Otago Polytech

Otago Polytechnic Food Design Institute to launch ‘triple bottom line’ sustainable product range in The Hub Otago Polytechnic Bachelor of Culinary Arts students will be selling artisan foods and trialling new products from the Food Design Institutes ... More >>

Otago Polytechnic’s golden anniversary year of celebrations

Monday, 1 February 2016, 3:34 pm | Otago Polytech

Otago Polytechnic’s first major commemorative event celebrating fifty years of delivering hands-on, career-focused education in Dunedin takes place tomorrow with the official opening of The Hub and Mason Centre. More >>



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