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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 >>

Walking into a penguin trap!

Monday, 3 April 2017, 1:26 pm | Otago Polytechnic

EVERYONE loves penguins, and we found out just how much this weekend on the Otago Polytechnic Facebook Page! More >>

Successful Penguin Hospital

Friday, 17 March 2017, 8:34 am | Otago Polytechnic

The Yellow-eyed Penguin Trust is celebrating the success of its temporary Penguin Hospital this summer. More >>

Tech girls are SUPERHEROES!

Tuesday, 7 March 2017, 11:56 am | Otago Polytechnic

Tech girls are SUPERHEROES! A group of Dunedin high school girls is about to find out that tech is best! Year 8 and 9 girls from around Dunedin have been invited to attend a morning tea with geek-girl herself, Dr Jenine Beekhuyzen. She has spent ... More >>

Spreading the word on leprosy

Thursday, 2 March 2017, 3:04 pm | Otago Polytechnic

While most of us were recovering from Christmas overeating and enjoying the summer break, an Otago Polytechnic nursing student travelled to Nepal to investigate leprosy. More >>

Bachelor of Architectural Studies at Otago Polytechnic

Tuesday, 28 February 2017, 1:18 pm | Otago Polytechnic

The first architect to live and work in New Zealand was from Dunedin. So it’s fitting that, more than 150 years later, the city is offering architectural studies again. More >>

Massage on the move

Tuesday, 7 February 2017, 10:14 am | Otago Polytechnic

Otago Polytechnic’s Massage Therapy Programme has packed its bags and is heading off … albeit just down the street to the main campus! More >>

Change at the top

Wednesday, 21 December 2016, 3:13 pm | Otago Polytechnic

After more than 6 years with the Malcam Charitable Trust, Chief Executive Andy Kilsby, is leaving, not so much for greener pastures, but for green and blue ones! Mr Kilby is the new Manager of the Otago Secondary Tertiary College at Otago Polytechnic. More >>

Hanging around in style

Tuesday, 20 December 2016, 11:24 am | Otago Polytechnic

Jeremy Metherell is going to enjoy a relaxing summer holiday – especially as he’ll be lying in a hammock HE designed … and is now being sold through a NZ outdoor brand! More >>