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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 >>

Cricket superstar graduates from Otago Polytechnic

Thursday, 10 December 2015, 2:04 pm | Otago Polytech

While his Black Caps teammates put themselves to the test against Sri Lanka this week, star player Grant Elliott will be celebrating another achievement. More >>

Otago Polytechnic achieves outstanding air emission result

Wednesday, 2 December 2015, 11:31 am | Otago Polytech

As people march around the globe calling for action on climate change, Otago Polytechnic is celebrating “an exciting result” towards lowering its carbon emissions. More >>

Second International Food Design Conference Confirmed

Thursday, 26 November 2015, 10:30 am | Otago Polytech

Otago Polytechnic’s Food Design Institute has announced it will host the second International Food Design Conference and Studio in late June 2016. Conference Convener Professor Richard Mitchell said the three-day event would celebrate ‘The Human ... More >>

Tomorrow’s collectable art on sale at Otago Polytechnic

Friday, 13 November 2015, 10:09 am | Otago Polytech

Otago Polytechnic’s Dunedin School of Art will again be transformed into an art gallery for the annual SITE exhibition, opening its door to the public and showcasing works from graduating BVA, graduate diploma and honors students that are potentially ... More >>

Otago Polytechnic graduate wins major UK art prize

Monday, 9 November 2015, 11:26 am | Otago Polytech

Dunedin School of Art at Otago Polytechnic congratulates Bachelor of Visual Arts graduate Holly Zanderbergen on winning the Best Young Artist Award at the UK’s prestigious National Open Art Awards (NOA) held at the Royal College of Art in London ... More >>

A little drive goes a long way

Wednesday, 25 February 2015, 3:46 pm | Otago Polytech

Dunedin businesses have given their full support to the Otago Polytechnic Education Open 2015. The event will be taking place at Chisholm Park Golf Club, welcoming special guest, and New Zealand’s No.1 Golf Professional, Michael Hendry. Hendry, who took ... More >>

Otago Polytechnic brings business excellence to Dunedin

Wednesday, 25 February 2015, 12:27 pm | Otago Polytech

Dunedin businesses will soon have the chance to hear from one of the world’s leading experts on business performance, Sister Mary Jean Ryan, who will be sharing her wisdom at a Performance Excellence Briefing on 5 March. The event will be hosted by Otago ... More >>



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