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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 >>

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 >>



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