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Auckland international students to graduate from Otago Poly

Wednesday, 9 April 2014, 12:11 pm | Otago Polytechnic

Otago Polytechnic Auckland International Campus, in partnership with Future Skills Academy, will have its first cohort of graduands walk across the stage and receive their qualifications this Friday, 11 April at the Auckland Town Hall. More >>

Sustainable Practice graduates work for a better future

Wednesday, 26 February 2014, 1:14 pm | Otago Polytechnic

Now in its fourth year, Otago Polytechnic’s Graduate Programmes in Sustainable Practice is providing New Zealand companies, organisations and a variety of projects with graduates qualified in implementing sustainable practice. More >>

Otago Polytechnic receives UNESCO-COL Chair appointment

Thursday, 21 November 2013, 2:39 pm | Otago Polytechnic

Two of the world’s leading international education agencies have presented Otago Polytechnic with a prestigious appointment in recognition of its leading-edge development in the tertiary education sector. More >>

Otago Polytechnic Design students prepare to ‘DEBRIEF’

Friday, 8 November 2013, 12:42 pm | Otago Polytechnic

Pop-up cinemas, projection displays and Shanghai-inspired fashion designs are just some of the exciting pieces on display, as third-year Otago Polytechnic Design students prepare for DEBRIEF; their end of year exhibition kicking off on Wednesday, November ... More >>

Dunedin students to show at Shanghai Fashion Week

Thursday, 17 October 2013, 4:12 pm | Otago Polytechnic

Will also work on a collaborative fashion photography project with Shanghai fashion and photography students More >>

Otago Polytechnic wins silver for NZ’s Best Product Design

Wednesday, 16 October 2013, 1:41 pm | Otago Polytechnic

Otago Polytechnic Product Realisation Group, innovation workSpace , have won a silver award for New Zealand’s Best Product Design, for their production of a single-blade wind turbine. More >>

Otago Polytechnic Design graduate features in Vogue Italia

Wednesday, 2 October 2013, 9:58 am | Otago Polytechnic

The Otago Polytechnic School of Design has earned international acclaim, featuring in Vogue Italia for the fourth year in a row. The Vogue Italia 2013 - Emerging Designers edition has profiled 200 emerging designers from around the world, including Otago ... More >>

Otago Volts gear-up for Champions League Twenty20 in India

Monday, 16 September 2013, 11:58 am | Otago Polytechnic

Otago Polytechnic sponsored team, the Otago Volts, have arrived safely in Mohali, India, following eight successful days in Sri Lanka where they played four unbeaten games against a local team in preparation for the Champions League Twenty20. More >>

Digital Outreach Programme piloted at Blueskin Bay Library

Friday, 30 August 2013, 3:08 pm | Otago Polytechnic

For some, having a computer is a luxury they cannot afford. Now, with the help of the Otago Polytechnic Digital Outreach Programme, those who need a helping hand will receive it. More >>

Otago Volts with Otago Polytechnic for Champions League

Thursday, 22 August 2013, 1:45 pm | Otago Polytechnic

Otago Polytechnic have become official partners with the Otago Volts cricket team, as they prepare to compete on the world stage at the Champions League Twenty20 in India, kicking off on September 17. More >>

Speight’s agrees to earthquake testing on small building

Wednesday, 7 August 2013, 5:20 pm | Otago Polytechnic

The Speight’s Brewery in Dunedin is currently undergoing a major upgrade to increase capacity and capability following the loss of the Canterbury Brewery in the 2011 earthquake. A significant part of the upgrade includes seismic strengthening of the ... More >>

Culinary Arts Professor Contributes to Book on Wine

Tuesday, 16 July 2013, 3:37 pm | Otago Polytechnic

In yet another reflection of the calibre of staff within the school, Associate professor Richard Mitchell, has received recognition from the prestigious OIV- an international jury of wine experts, for a chapter he contributed to an award-winning scientific ... More >>

Free Fees Initiative Aims to Encourage More Trades Training

Friday, 31 May 2013, 4:10 pm | Otago Polytechnic

The government's call for more trained tradespeople is behind Otago Polytechnic's move to offer free tuition fees for this semester, as it attempts to draw more people into these careers. More >>

Students to be awarded Westpac Scholarships

Tuesday, 7 May 2013, 3:30 pm | Otago Polytechnic

Two Otago Polytechnic Business students will be presented with Westpac Scholarships to the value of $2500 each this Wednesday 8 May at the Poho Room on the Dunedin Campus. More >>

Otago Polytechnic rates highly in 2012 course completions

Thursday, 11 April 2013, 3:12 pm | Otago Polytechnic

Otago Polytechnic has capped off another successful year of course completions in 2012, with success rates being maintained at pleasing levels according to the Educational Performance document, released by the Polytechnic yesterday. More >>

Otago Polytechnic researchers to speak at TEDx

Thursday, 4 April 2013, 10:43 am | Otago Polytechnic

Otago Polytechnic’s Centre for Sustainable Practice Director, Steve Henry and Sustainable Practice Advisor and Research Manager, Ella Lawton have been invited to be the speakers at the TEDx Conference this Friday, 5 April in Queenstown. More >>

Students Restore Historic Stone Walls On Otago Peninsula

Tuesday, 26 March 2013, 3:36 pm | Otago Polytechnic

Media Release - Otago Polytechnic For immediate release, Tuesday March 26th Students Restore Historic Stone Walls On Otago Peninsula Some historic Basalt field walls on Otago Peninsula near Dunedin will last another 100 years thanks to the work of ... More >>

Icelandic Activist To Speak At Dunedin School Of Art

Thursday, 21 March 2013, 9:39 am | Otago Polytechnic

Media release – Otago Polytechnic For immediate release, Thursday 21 March Icelandic Activist To Speak At Dunedin School Of Art Iceland democracy activist and artist Hordur Torfason will be speaking at Otago Polytechnic’s Dunedin School of Art on ... More >>

IT students compete in Microsoft Imagine Cup National Finals

Wednesday, 20 March 2013, 3:06 pm | Otago Polytechnic

A team of four Otago Polytechnic Bachelor of Information Technology students will compete at the prestigious Microsoft Imagine Cup New Zealand finals this weekend in Auckland, where they will present their app ‘AquaFORCE’ to a judging panel, ... More >>

Virtual Fashion Competition Uses Earthquakes As Inspiration

Tuesday, 5 March 2013, 3:38 pm | Otago Polytechnic

Media Release – Otago Polytechnic For immediate release, Tuesday March 5 Virtual Fashion Competition Uses Earthquakes As Inspiration Otago Polytechnic Fashion graduate Emily Scott and Malaysian fashion student Christine Kong Peoi Yi have teamed up to ... More >>

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