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Student to walk length of country for Arthritis New Zealand

Tuesday, 27 September 2016, 1:32 pm | Otago Polytechnic

An Otago Polytechnic nursing student will embark on an epic quest to walk the length of New Zealand next month to raise money for Arthritis New Zealand. More >>

Otago Polytechnic Fashion features in Vogue Italia

Monday, 26 September 2016, 12:55 pm | Otago Polytechnic

Otago Polytechnic’s School of Design has earned further international acclaim for its fashion offerings, featuring in Vogue Italia – one of the world’s leading fashion publications . More >>

Project to help older people with vision impairment

Monday, 19 September 2016, 12:23 pm | Otago Polytechnic

A project to assist older Dunedin residents with visual impairment will soon get underway at Otago Polytechnic, thanks to a funding grant awarded to Principal Lecturer in Occupational Therapy, Dr Mary Butler. More >>

Electric vehicles the way of the future

Thursday, 8 September 2016, 2:15 pm | Otago Polytechnic

Otago Polytechnic employee Pam McKinlay is passionate about EVs (Electric Vehicles). Pam, who is one of the facilitators of the Dunedin EV Owners Group, is also helping organise the upcoming Drive Electric Week in Dunedin. Drive Electric Week is part ... More >>

Otago Polytechnic fashion degree ranked among world’s best

Monday, 22 August 2016, 2:30 pm | Otago Polytechnic

Otago Polytechnic’s undergraduate fashion degree has received major international recognition, being named as one of the world’s top 50 bachelor’s degrees in fashion. More >>

Otago Polytechnic teachers win three Tertiary Teaching Award

Thursday, 18 August 2016, 11:54 am | Otago Polytechnic

Three Otago Polytechnic teachers have been awarded prestigious national Tertiary Teaching Excellence Awards for “absolutely world-class” teaching – representing a quarter of the field of 12 educators honoured this year. More >>

Otago Polytechnic worth $255 million to Otago region in 2015

Tuesday, 9 August 2016, 10:13 am | Otago Polytechnic

Otago Polytechnic’s latest Economic Impact Report reveals a total expenditure of $255 million ($254,950,000) in the Otago region in 2015, with its global economic impact in the same year valued at $289.8 million. More >>

Students enjoy success in international design competition

Wednesday, 6 July 2016, 11:00 am | Otago Polytechnic

A pod designed to offer sanctuary from the stresses of the outside world has earned Otago Polytechnic Bachelor of Design (Interiors) students Kat Jackson and Victoria Hoskin an Honourable Mention in the international Innovative Minds 2016 Design Competition. More >>

OP student to compete in Canoe Polo World Champs in Italy

Monday, 4 July 2016, 2:34 pm | Otago Polytechnic

Otago Polytechnic student Lucia Stettner is maintaining a rigorous training regime as she prepares to compete in the ICF Canoe Polo World Championships in Italy in August. More >>

Academic leader wins Fulbright Award for residency in NY

Tuesday, 28 June 2016, 10:32 am | Otago Polytechnic

Otago Polytechnic’s Caroline McCaw is preparing to embark on an “American adventure” after winning a prestigious Fulbright Scholar-in-Residence Award to teach and undertake research at the State University of New York (SUNY) Canton campus. More >>

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 >>

 

 

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