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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 >>

Otago Polytechnic Australasian sustainability award finalist

Tuesday, 30 September 2014, 1:12 pm | Otago Polytechnic

The ongoing success of Otago Polytechnic’s comprehensive sustainability strategy has been recognised with a nomination in the prestigious 2014 Green Gown Awards Australasia. More >>

Bespoke seating to be unveiled for Dunedin’s Warehouse Precinct

Tuesday, 2 September 2014, 2:19 pm | Otago Polytechnic

Four bespoke seats with locally curated time capsules inside are being unveiled in Dunedin’s historic warehouse precinct tomorrow, the 2nd of September, at 12pm. More >>

Otago Polytechnic stands alongside Cancer Society at Ball

Friday, 22 August 2014, 10:23 am | Otago Polytechnic

Otago Polytechnic’s commitment to making a difference to the community it lives in now means it will be standing alongside the Cancer Society’s Otago and Southland Division, becoming the naming rights sponsor of this year’s much anticipated Spring ... More >>

Students win NZ’s supreme cooking award

Thursday, 21 August 2014, 5:20 pm | Otago Polytechnic

Beating 11 other top culinary institutes, the team from Cromwell representing Otago Polytechnic Central out-cooked and out-served all other comers to take the top prize at the Nestle Toque d’Or competition. The premier culinary award took place in ... More >>

New Māori business major launched at Otago Polytechnic

Tuesday, 19 August 2014, 12:18 pm | Otago Polytechnic

Māori business development has surged ahead in the past decade, from the growth of the iwi organisations responsible for the management of multi-million dollar assets, through to enterprises in industries from natural resources to tourism. More >>

Otago Architects Take Nature-Inspired Fashion House to World

Wednesday, 14 May 2014, 1:53 pm | Otago Polytechnic

Architecture van Brandenburg are set to showcase the creative capability of Dunedin, New Zealand and Otago Polytechnic in Venice from 7 June to 23 November 2014. The launch of the exhibition will be celebrated in Dunedin on Tuesday 27 May from 5.30pm ... More >>

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 >>



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