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Oceania Gold Nuggets to host charity breakfast

Wednesday, 7 May 2014, 1:54 pm | Otago Polytechnic Student's Association

Oceania Gold Nuggets to host charity breakfast This Thursday OPSA is holding a Pink Ribbon Breakfast as part of a nationwide series of breakfasts around the country raising funds and awareness for the NZ Breast Cancer Foundation. More >>

Otago Polytechnic students selected to ‘Live the Dream’

Tuesday, 3 December 2013, 5:45 pm | Otago Polytechnic Student's Association

Two Otago Polytechnic students have been selected to participate in ‘Live the Dream’ - a national accelerator programme which supports New Zealand’s new generation of ideas and social enterprise. More >>

Key Gags Students

Thursday, 17 December 2009, 5:07 pm | Otago Polytechnic Student's Association

Polytechnic students are today angered and surprised by yesterday’s removal of their guaranteed student representation on polytechnic councils. Polytechnic students have had a seat on their institutions’ councils reserved by law for a student representative. ... More >>

Students not gagging for it

Friday, 20 November 2009, 4:09 pm | Otago Polytechnic Student's Association

In a surprise move student representation has been recommended to be removed from the governance councils of polytechnics. More >>

Otago Campus For Sale

Thursday, 20 August 2009, 12:01 pm | Otago Polytechnic Student's Association

Otago Polytechnic’s main campus is for sale according signs erected around OP’s campus today. The signs feature National MPs Bill English and Anne Tolley as the realtors for “National Reality”, offering a government auction of the OP. They ... More >>

Warning about the perils of house fires

Thursday, 9 April 2009, 3:04 pm | Otago Polytechnic Student's Association

The Otago Polytechnic Students' Association is reminding student tenants and landlords to take steps to avoid house fires in the coming winter. More >>

Free STI Checks for Otago Polytechnic Students

Tuesday, 31 March 2009, 4:13 pm | Otago Polytechnic Student's Association

The Otago Polytechnic Students’ Association in partnership with Otago Polytechnic is offering all Otago Polytechnic Students free STI checks for the month of April. More >>

Polytechnic Orientation Events Announced

Friday, 13 February 2009, 5:20 pm | Otago Polytechnic Student's Association

OPSA is pleased to announce its 2009 Orientation timetable. Events include the OP Amazing Race, and the Famous OPSA Quiz, an Egg Drop Competition, as well as the usual BBQs and evening gigs. More >>

$3 Dollar Taxis Launched for Polytechnic Students

Friday, 13 February 2009, 1:14 pm | Otago Polytechnic Student's Association

The Otago Polytechnic Students' Association (OPSA), in conjunction with Otago Polytechnic and Dunedin Taxis, will next week be introducing $3 taxis for all Polytechnic students during Orientation. More >>

Universal Allowance: Well, in 2012

Monday, 13 October 2008, 5:18 pm | Otago Polytechnic Student's Association

Many tertiary students are today celebrating Helen Clark's announcement that Labour will deliver a universal living allowance for all full time students in 3 years time. But many others however are wondering why this won't happen until they've finished ... More >>

OPSA expels Undy 500 goers

Thursday, 21 August 2008, 4:20 pm | Otago Polytechnic Student's Association

OPSA is today warning its members that it will expel students guilty of illegal activities as part of the underground Undy 500 event. OPSA intends to expel any members guilty of violence and damage at the event, and its best recommendation to students ... More >>

Students say No to violence

Thursday, 12 June 2008, 11:15 am | Otago Polytechnic Student's Association

Violence in our communities has been an issue for many years, but today, Otago Polytechnic students will have chance to express their opinion on the issue as part of the national Thursdays in Black campaign. More >>

Thanks, But Students need more

Thursday, 22 May 2008, 5:30 pm | Otago Polytechnic Student's Association

Otago Polytechnic Students' Association Co-Presidents are glad to see today's budget containing improvements to the student allowance scheme. And urge the government to continue. More >>

Much Needed Redevelopments Approved

Tuesday, 22 April 2008, 5:57 pm | Otago Polytechnic Student's Association

Otago Polytechnic Students' Association is today singing the praises of the government for providing a mass cash injection to the Polytechnic for much needed redevelopments on its Dunedin campus More >>

We call it a mess, they call it life

Wednesday, 9 April 2008, 12:15 am | Otago Polytechnic Student's Association

Around the country this Thursday, students’ associations are speaking up against growing student debt that continues to spiral out of control unchecked. More >>

It’s All about the Bling

Friday, 14 December 2007, 4:49 pm | Otago Polytechnic Student's Association

Students are calling on the Tertiary Education Commission (TEC) to ensure that under the newly announced Tertiary Education funding system higher education does not become an elite privilege for a select few. More >>

National Admits Success of Free Education

Thursday, 13 December 2007, 2:28 pm | Otago Polytechnic Student's Association

National’s Tertiary Education spokesman, Paul Hutchison, today praised the impact of Southland Institute of Technology’s “zero fees” in helping boost the number of skilled people in Southland. More >>

Immediate Action Demanded

Thursday, 1 November 2007, 2:33 pm | Otago Polytechnic Student's Association

Otago Polytechnic Students’ Association welcomes the announcement local MP, Pete Hodgson, has been appointed as the new Minister for Tertiary Education. More >>

Students Support Human Rights Commission

Friday, 19 October 2007, 9:37 am | Otago Polytechnic Student's Association

Students Support Human Rights Commission Electoral Finance Bill Flawed The Otago Polytechnic Students' Association (OPSA) supports the aims of the Electoral Finance Bill, but endorses the Human Rights Commission’s comments that the current bill ... More >>

National Party Not For Students

Thursday, 4 October 2007, 9:44 am | Otago Polytechnic Student's Association

Students at Otago Polytechnic are shocked by John Key’s announcement that there would no restrictions on fee increases if the National Party is elected into Government. More >>

 

 

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