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New Māori Name For Otago Polytechnic Trades Training Centre

Tuesday, 25 January 2022, 11:22 am | Otago Polytechnic

Otago Polytechnic’s multi-million-dollar Trades Training Centre has been gifted an official name - He Toki Kai Te Rika. "We are honoured to have been gifted this name by rūnaka, with whom we have strong, ongoing relationships," says ... More >>

Otago Polytechnic Charity House Raises $115,000 For Community Groups

Monday, 22 November 2021, 10:13 am | Otago Polytechnic

Otago Polytechnic’s annual Charity House auction on Saturday November 20 raised $115,000 for a range of community groups. Around 70 people attended the 15th Charity House auction, at which a fully furnished four-bedroom home was sold for $365,000, ... More >>

Otago Polytechnic Learners Mix Sport And Exercise With Community-spirited Projects

Thursday, 4 November 2021, 4:43 pm | Otago Polytechnic

Otago Polytechnic’s annual Student Showcase kicks off on Friday, 5 November, with an "in-house" event at our Institute of Sport, Exercise and Health. Based at the Sargood Centre, Logan Park, Dunedin, our Bachelor of Applied Science learners ... More >>

Otago Polytechnic Welcomes Announcement Of Te Pūkenga Proposed Operating Model

Monday, 18 October 2021, 3:01 pm | Otago Polytechnic

Today marks a significant step in Otago Polytechnic’s transition with Te Pūkenga, which has released its proposed Operating Model. "We welcome the announcement of the proposed Operating Model, which is an important foundational document that ... More >>

Otago Polytechnic Continues To Play Leading Role In Dunedin Economy

Thursday, 30 September 2021, 10:33 am | Otago Polytechnic

Otago Polytechnic has contributed almost a billion dollars to the Dunedin economy over the past five years. Otago Polytechnic’s latest Economic Impact Report shows the institution’s Dunedin Campus added a total value of more than $912 million ... More >>

Innovative Online Study Option For Otago’s Future Digital Designers

Wednesday, 29 September 2021, 10:42 am | Otago Polytechnic

Otago Polytechnic learners can now study the New Zealand Certificate in Digital Media and Design (Level 4) online on eCampus NZ. This programme is a good entry-point for people interested in gaining fundamental digital media and design skills to prepare ... More >>

Otago Polytechnic Introducing Wine-industry Programme

Thursday, 23 September 2021, 10:42 am | Otago Polytechnic

Otago Polytechnic’s proven nose for innovation will see its Cromwell Campus roll out a programme specialising in commercial wine cellar operations early next year. Based in the heart of one of the most-renowned wine-making regions of New Zealand, ... More >>

Otago Polytechnic Prepares Return At Level 2

Tuesday, 7 September 2021, 8:24 pm | Otago Polytechnic

Otago Polytechnic will continue to deliver its programmes online until Monday 13 September. "To give our learners certainty about their learning in the coming week, we have made the decision that programmes will continue with online/remote ... More >>

Dream work experience on offer to new brewing students

Thursday, 14 March 2019, 1:40 pm | Otago Polytechnic

Students from New Zealand’s newest brewing course will soon have access to an exclusive work experience opportunity: to put their palates to the test as associate judges at one of the country’s largest beer and cider awards. More >>

Dunners Days 2017 – Special Public Film Screening

Tuesday, 29 August 2017, 11:58 am | Otago Polytechnic

Presented by the Otago Polytechnic Certificate of Film and Television students, this is a chance to enjoy 20 locally-produced, short documentary films about Dunedinites. More >>

Doris Lusk Ceramics Residency awarded to Kate Fitzharris

Thursday, 24 August 2017, 11:02 am | Otago Polytechnic

Award-winning Waitati ceramicist and Dunedin School of Art graduate, Kate Fitzharris, has won the 2017 Doris Lusk Ceramics Residency – a two-week teaching residency based at Risingholme Community College in Christchurch. More >>

Great excitement over micro-credentials

Friday, 21 July 2017, 11:36 am | Otago Polytechnic

Small enough to be manageable, big enough to be meaningful. EduBits, Otago Polytechnic’s new micro-credential service, is about to be launched and the institution is celebrating these small credentials in big style! EduBits are small credentials that enable applicants ... More >>

New York bound

Monday, 19 June 2017, 12:01 pm | Otago Polytechnic

Run headlong into a world where steel and steam fuse with spit, rubber and desire in a series of works created through photographic process from the 19th and 20th centuries. More >>

First Doctorate for Otago Polytechnic

Monday, 12 June 2017, 9:38 am | Otago Polytechnic

The Doctor of Professional Practice is for experienced professionals who wish to take their learning to a higher level. They will work and study at the same time. More >>

A new tale for rescued kitten

Thursday, 18 May 2017, 1:04 pm | Otago Polytechnic

Dunedin’s most famous cat is about to become even more so with his very own book! More >>

Anything Could Happen in Shanghai

Tuesday, 9 May 2017, 4:07 pm | Otago Polytechnic

Dunedin is inspiring an international audience with the exhibition ‘Anything Could Happen’ at the prestigious Yu Gallery in Shanghai. More >>

Hops for Hospice

Thursday, 4 May 2017, 4:15 pm | Otago Polytechnic

Vicki Yarker-Jones (aka Vicki Purple) wears many different hats. Otago Polytechnic Nursing Senior Lecturer, clinical supervisor, Steam Punk fanatic (that’s a particularly fancy one!) But the hat Vicki’s wearing this month is her beer brewing bowler, ... More >>

Students celebrate International Day of the Midwife

Wednesday, 3 May 2017, 9:44 am | Otago Polytechnic

Otago Polytechnic’s School of Midwifery is embracing celebrations for this Friday’s “International Day of the Midwife”. More >>

Modelling health education

Friday, 28 April 2017, 10:19 am | Otago Polytechnic

Transforming a makeshift cardboard model into a professional 3D-printed product could revolutionise the way diabetes is explained in the Southern District. More >>

Rekindling the creativity behind Occupational Therapy

Friday, 28 April 2017, 10:16 am | Otago Polytechnic

Recycling, reusing, reducing, remodelling, and reselling! Juliet Arnott’s social enterprise ‘Rekindle’ is all about diverting reusable resources from waste via creativity and craftsmanship. More >>