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Otago Polytechnic offers Engineering degree in China

Friday, 27 May 2016, 10:27 am | Otago Polytechnic

Otago Polytechnic is launching a Bachelor of Engineering Technology (Mechanical Engineering) in China, which will eventually bring up to 120 Chinese students to Dunedin each year. More >>

Polytechnic staff and students to learn basic sign language

Wednesday, 11 May 2016, 12:14 pm | Otago Polytechnic

Otago Polytechnic has partnered with Deaf Aotearoa to teach students and staff some basic sign language, in recognition of Sign Language Week. More >>

Otago Polytech to host up to 90 Japanese students annually

Friday, 18 March 2016, 12:39 pm | Otago Polytechnic

A delegation from Japan’s Kanazawa Technical College have arrived for a five day visit to Otago Polytechnic to hold discussions with staff and to discuss the proposal to have as many as 90 Japanese engineering students coming every year to study at ... More >>

Ōwheo Rising Walking Symposium

Thursday, 17 March 2016, 10:36 am | Otago Polytechnic

Ōwheo Rising, an interdisciplinary project where Art meets Communication Design and history meets the future The waters of the Leith or Ōwheo , (the original Maori name meaning "The place of Wheo") normally divides Otago Polytechnic’s ... More >>

Otago Polytechnic chosen to provide insight

Tuesday, 15 March 2016, 1:37 pm | Otago Polytechnic

Otago Polytechnic chosen by Chinese institute to provide insight into apprenticeship training Otago Polytechnic is about to host a delegation from Guangdong Construction Vocational Technology Institute in China, who are keen to look at the link between ... More >>

Graduates invited to exhibitat 2016 Auckland Art Festival

Wednesday, 9 March 2016, 11:32 am | Otago Polytechnic

Otago Polytechnic Dunedin School of Art graduates invited to exhibit at 2016 Auckland Art Festival Three Otago Polytechnic Bachelor of Visual Art graduates from the Dunedin School of Art have been invited to exhibit their end of year SITE15 work as part ... More >>

Polytechnic to host Dunedin Fringe event for firts time

Monday, 7 March 2016, 12:12 pm | Otago Polytechnic

Otago Polytechnic is excited to be able to sponsor and host the 2016 Fringe Festival PechaKucha event taking place in The Hub on Tuesday 8 March at 7.00pm , a first for the institution. More >>

Making Business “exciting”at Otago Polytechnic

Wednesday, 17 February 2016, 10:25 am | Otago Polytechnic

Otago Polytechnic is determined to prove business is exciting! The School of Applied Business are trialling two, day-long activities for all their students with the aim of proving that Business studies can be “exciting”. “Most students say they ... More >>

Otago Polytechnic 2016 Education Open

Tuesday, 16 February 2016, 3:11 pm | Otago Polytechnic

Tuesday 16 February Otago Polytechnic 2016 Education Open makes ‘a little drive go a long way’ More >>

Otago Polytechnic shares in Bahrain Polytechnic experience

Wednesday, 3 February 2016, 11:47 am | Otago Polytechnic

Otago Polytechnic shares in Bahrain Polytechnic experience Three Bahrain Polytechnic staff are at Otago Polytechnic this week to share their experiences of using the Problem Based Learning (PBL) teaching technique where students learn through the ... More >>

Opening of Centre marks the start of Otago Poly's 50th

Thursday, 28 January 2016, 12:12 pm | Otago Polytechnic

Opening of The Hub and Mason Centre marks the start of Otago Polytechnic’s 50th anniversary celebrations A year of commemorative events celebrating Otago Polytechnic’s 50th anniversary begins at 4pm on Tuesday 2 February with the official opening of ... More >>

Otago Polytechnic launches Distinguished Alumni Awards

Wednesday, 27 January 2016, 9:18 am | Otago Polytechnic

Otago Polytechnic launches Distinguished Alumni Awards to celebrate former students’ success “If you know someone who has studied at Otago Polytechnic, and made a major contribution in their profession, or in the world of business, art, sport or the ... More >>

Otago Polytechnic establishes Māori Centre

Tuesday, 26 January 2016, 10:33 am | Otago Polytechnic

Māori students at Otago Polytechnic will soon have their own place where they can “work and learn as Māori” following the announcement of the establishment of a Māori Centre in the Forth Street campus and the appointment of its Tumuaki (Manager) ... More >>

Veterinary Nursing school ‘Silver Low Stress Handling’

Friday, 4 December 2015, 12:10 pm | Otago Polytechnic

Otago Polytechnic Veterinary Nursing school - first NZ educational provider to be awarded ‘Silver Low Stress Handling’ certificate More >>

Otago Polytechnic helps train young leaders

Monday, 23 February 2015, 11:55 am | Otago Polytechnic

Otago Polytechnic is hosting a special event, the Otago Secondary Schools Head Prefects Day, which invites all the head prefects from around the region to a one-day training course, focusing on the challenges, responsibilities and idea sharing for their year ... More >>

Students win national design award for 10sqm building

Wednesday, 3 December 2014, 10:59 am | Otago Polytechnic

The design brief was simple – create a breakout space that didn’t require consent and incorporated sustainability, and now four Otago Polytechnic Design students have won the national Sustainable Habitat Construction (SHAC) Pop-up Challenge for their ... More >>

Student design exhibition and fashion show

Monday, 17 November 2014, 5:08 pm | Otago Polytechnic

It will be all eyes on the catwalk as our fledgling third-year fashion designers showcase their latest collections in what promises to be an exciting and inspirational evening. More >>

SITE 2014: An art experience not to be missed

Friday, 14 November 2014, 10:39 am | Otago Polytechnic

The celebrated annual Dunedin School of Art student exhibition, SITE, opens next Saturday 22 November, featuring contemporary works from soon-to-be graduates of the School. More >>

Mystery surrounds evening of “immersive culinary exploration

Wednesday, 12 November 2014, 10:53 am | Otago Polytechnic

Mystery surrounds evening of “immersive culinary exploration” Anticipation is building over an intriguingly secretive gastronomic event that has been wholly devised, designed and produced by final year Bachelor of Culinary arts students from Otago ... More >>

Design student inspires with up-cycling exhibition

Wednesday, 1 October 2014, 11:11 am | Otago Polytechnic

Tessa’s Bar An Otago Polytechnic student is creating beautiful, practical furniture and furnishings from unwanted objects that would otherwise be cast aside – and she wants to encourage others to do the same. Third-year Bachelor of Design (Communication) ... More >>



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