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The History of Art

Friday, 31 March 2017, 10:12 am | Otago Polytech

For nearly 150 years, Dunedin School of Art has fostered outstanding artists, resourceful graduates and versatile individuals. Otago Polytechnic is now celebrating the institution that supported that talent with the launch of Dunedin School of Art: A History. New ... More >>

Metamorphosis Symposium

Thursday, 23 March 2017, 9:03 am | Otago Polytech

As Dunedin prepares for the influx of fashion loving creators and consumers for the iD Dunedin Fashion Week, Otago Polytechnic prepares for the educators who will guide the future of fashion design. More >>

Recognition where it’s due

Thursday, 9 March 2017, 10:44 am | Otago Polytech

Experienced veterinary nurses without a formal qualification now have the opportunity to gain one based on their knowledge in the field. Otago Polytechnic ‘s Capable NZ is now offering the New Zealand Certificate in Animal Technology (Veterinary Nurse ... More >>

Engineering Scholarshipon International Women’s Day

Wednesday, 8 March 2017, 8:39 am | Otago Polytech

Charlotte Flaherty’s decision to leave full time work, and sign up for a Bachelor of Engineering Technology (Mechanical) took a lot of soul searching, and a long time to resolve. So she’s delighted with the news that she is Otago Polytechnic’s ... More >>

Journey of a lifetime in our own back yard

Monday, 6 March 2017, 3:47 pm | Otago Polytech

A group of 17 Logan Park High School students are about to set off on the journey of a lifetime … in their own back yard! More >>

Otago Polytechnic graduate living the public service dream!

Monday, 6 March 2017, 10:25 am | Otago Polytech

Otago Polytechnic graduate, Jacob Ong, has been selected out of 460 applicants to participate in the new GovTech Talent Graduate Programme. The cross-agency pilot scheme aims to build the Government’s information, technology and digital talent ... More >>

Otago Polytechnic enrolments continue to rise

Friday, 3 March 2017, 8:53 am | Otago Polytech

Otago Polytechnic continues to welcome an increasing number of students to tertiary studies, enjoying a 2.3% gain on enrolments from 2016. Overall, enrolments are sitting at 3995 EFTS for the first semester – 107 EFTS up on the February budget. Chief ... More >>

Otago Polytechnic leads the world with sports technology

Friday, 3 March 2017, 8:51 am | Otago Polytech

Otago Polytechnic is the first organisation in the world to use the newest sports GPS technology. More >>

Charity House on the move

Thursday, 2 March 2017, 2:10 pm | Otago Polytech

The Charity House that Otago Polytechnic auctioned in November 2016, will be moved to Big Stone Road on Monday morning. Fulton Hogan Heavy Haulers will load the house onto a truck on Friday mid-morning at Otago Polytechnic. They’ll start the move ... More >>

Laid back design success

Thursday, 2 March 2017, 10:05 am | Otago Polytech

Otago Polytechnic student, Jeremey Metherell, had a good excuse for lying around all summer. He calls it product testing … but the reality is he deserved a relaxing break after spending all of last year designing a hammock for the New Zealand brand ... More >>

5 percent of yellow-eyed penguin population saved at Poly'

Wednesday, 1 March 2017, 12:12 pm | Otago Polytech

The Penguin Hospital housed at Otago Polytechnic’s Veterinary Nursing School has had 24 yellow-eyed penguins through in the last six weeks. With only 250 breeding pairs in the wild this year, that means that wildlife vet, Lisa Argilla, has saved ... More >>

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 >>



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