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Sensory Friendly Open Day - Otago Polytechnic Turns Down Volume On Orientation

Tuesday, 13 February 2024, 11:18 am | Otago Polytech

Otago Polytechnic is turning down the volume on Orientation - for a few hours at least. For the first time, it is hosting a Sensory Friendly Welcome Day, to be held at Otago Polytechnic’s Hub on Friday 16 February. The event aims to help students ... More >>

Otago Polytechnic | Te Pūkenga Ākonga Food Event Celebrates Student ‘lifecycle’

Monday, 30 October 2023, 12:08 pm | Otago Polytech

Otago Polytechnic | Te Pūkenga ākonga are busy preparing an immersive food experience celebrating the unique and diverse stages of a student’s "lifecycle". The first and second-year Bachelor of Culinary Arts ākonga have organised "Tātou ... More >>

Dunedin Tertiary Open Days Shine Light On A World Of Options At Otago Polytechnic

Monday, 25 July 2022, 2:08 pm | Otago Polytech

Want to design a food truck-style dish using smoked proteins? Hankering to try out a free art workshop? Keen to take part into an interactive gym session? Or just want to learn more about the world of tertiary study? Otago Polytechnic promises to shine ... More >>

Otago Polytechnic Achieves Rainbow Tick Reaccreditation

Friday, 4 March 2022, 11:46 am | Otago Polytech

Otago Polytechnic is proud to have again achieved Rainbow Tick reaccreditation, acknowledging that it values people in the workplace, embracing the diversity of sexual and gender identities. Otago Polytechnic welcomes and includes everyone regardless ... More >>

Otago Polytechnic Cancels March Graduation Ceremonies

Tuesday, 8 February 2022, 12:46 pm | Otago Polytech

Otago Polytechnic has cancelled its March Graduation ceremonies because of public health concerns. "With the Covid-19 Omicron variant set to peak in the coming weeks, and in lights of the current "Red" setting, we’ve had to make ... More >>

Otago Polytechnic Learner Wins Architectural Award For South Dunedin Wetland Vision

Wednesday, 8 December 2021, 9:32 am | Otago Polytech

Otago Polytechnic Architectural Design student Georgia Pope has won the 2021 New Zealand Institute of Architects (NZIA) Southern Branch Student Award, announced recently. The Otago Polytechnic Bachelor of Architectural Studies learner’s concept envisages ... More >>

Otago Polytechnic Launches NZ’s First Degree for Changemaker

Thursday, 14 December 2017, 10:17 am | Otago Polytech

Otago Polytechnic is launching a Bachelor of Leadership for Change * — a New Zealand-first degree which caters for all people, no matter what field they want to make a difference in. More >>

Otago Polytechnic Students Win in National Design Awards

Wednesday, 11 October 2017, 9:58 am | Otago Polytech

Otago Polytechnic Design students have enjoyed success in this year’s prestigious national Best Design Awards . More >>

Otago Polytechnic Leads Country in Qualification Completions

Wednesday, 27 September 2017, 12:27 pm | Otago Polytech

Otago Polytechnic has the best qualification completion rates in the country, according to the latest figures from the Tertiary Education Commission. More >>

Sensory room to provide respite for students with anxiety

Wednesday, 23 August 2017, 9:33 am | Otago Polytech

A room fitted out with objects that provide a range of sensory experiences will be open to the public this week, thanks to two third-year students of Otago Polytechnic’s Bachelor of Occupational Therapy. More >>

Otago Polytechnic Teachers Win Two Tertiary Teaching Awards

Wednesday, 9 August 2017, 8:32 am | Otago Polytech

Two Otago Polytechnic teachers have been awarded prestigious national Tertiary Teaching Excellence Awards for world-class teaching, among a field of 12 educators honoured this year. More >>

Otago Polytechnic Engineering students fly into study

Wednesday, 19 July 2017, 1:58 pm | Otago Polytech

Otago Polytechnic Engineering students fly into study They may not loop the loop, but a group of magnificent Otago Polytechnic students are about to defy the crowds by building a flying machine! A Vans RV12 aeroplane kit will arrive on site at Otago ... More >>

Otago Polytechnic invests in Central Otago

Monday, 17 July 2017, 2:46 pm | Otago Polytech

Otago Polytechnic invests in Central Otago Otago Polytechnic is investing in Central Otago’s educational future with a new Trades Hub and student accommodation for its Central campus. Construction will begin once consents are obtained on the new ... More >>

High Performance Rugby Union Workshop at Otago Polytechnic

Monday, 3 July 2017, 10:11 am | Otago Polytech

A High Performance Rugby Union Workshop at Otago Polytechnic in July has attracted high-level practitioners from around the world. More >>

Global Internet of Things

Friday, 30 June 2017, 9:39 am | Otago Polytech

Otago Polytechnic, SIGNAL ICT Grad School and GigCity Dunedin are hosting world-leading Internet of Things expert, Alexandra Deschamps-Sonsino, in Dunedin on July 10th for a session on how the Internet of Things could affect Dunedin. More >>

Video Link to Otago Polytechnic ShadowTech Day Run by NZ Tec

Friday, 23 June 2017, 10:54 am | Otago Polytech

Forty high school girls from around Dunedin attended and were paired up with a mentor on Tuesday 20 June. More >>

New works for New Zealand Fashion Week

Friday, 23 June 2017, 9:53 am | Otago Polytech

23 June, 2017 New works for New Zealand Fashion Week The glitz and glamour of the New Zealand Fashion Week catwalk will soon be a reality for three Otago Polytechnic graduates. Laura Bennett, Kimberly Ramsey and Letitia Powell have been chosen to ... More >>

Mentoring IT For Girls

Friday, 16 June 2017, 9:30 am | Otago Polytech

Otago Polytechnic will become ‘tech heaven’ for a group of 40 girls from around Dunedin next week with a new “ShadowTech Day”. More >>

Summer in a wintry Dunedin

Tuesday, 6 June 2017, 2:28 pm | Otago Polytech

A group of North American tertiary students have just arrived at Otago Polytechnic to take part in the city’s first ‘Summer Series Programme’. The programme is run in countries all over the world, this is the first time Dunedin has been involved. More >>

Simply applicable apprentice app

Thursday, 1 June 2017, 11:04 am | Otago Polytech

Keeping tabs on apprentice learning just got a lot easier thanks to a new app modified at Otago Polytechnic. The Otago Polytechnic ITAB App allows apprentices to record text and photos while they work then report directly back to their employer. Until ... More >>





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