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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 >>

Personal success in personal training

Friday, 16 December 2016, 10:02 am | Otago Polytechnic

Matt McKay’s had about four hours sleep a night for the last month … there’s simply too much to do. “When I started my personal training business, I knew it would be busy while I completed my degree at Otago Polytechnic - particularly over ... More >>

Kaikoura Kids' Christmas

Tuesday, 13 December 2016, 4:47 pm | Otago Polytechnic

Otago Polytechnic is feeling the love for Kaikoura this Christmas! The Food Design Institute students have just donated $1277 to the Kaikoura Cheese Factory, and the first instalment of Christmas gifts is about to head on its way for the children ... More >>

Foodies helping foodies

Tuesday, 13 December 2016, 10:50 am | Otago Polytechnic

Foodies helping foodies … that’s how the Otago Polytechnic Food Design Institute students see their latest charitable venture. More >>

Citizen Stylist hits Princes Street

Thursday, 1 December 2016, 1:12 pm | Otago Polytechnic

Try something completely new, or mix it up with your own clothes … anything goes at ‘Citizen Stylist’ this weekend. More >>

30 years of Otago Polytechnic nursing

Tuesday, 22 November 2016, 11:30 am | Otago Polytechnic

Otago Polytechnic’s School of Nursing is celebrating its thirtieth anniversary this weekend with a reunion of its very first graduates of 1986. More >>

School of Veterinary Nursing receives award

Friday, 18 November 2016, 4:51 pm | Otago Polytechnic

Otago Polytechnic’s School of Veterinary Nursing has been presented a national award in Wellington today recognising their ethical care of animals. More >>

Celebrating design student success at DEBRIEF

Wednesday, 16 November 2016, 5:04 pm | Otago Polytechnic

Compost cookies, custom prosthesis covers and climate-safe housing - the variety of design briefs is anything but brief at this year’s Otago Polytechnic’s School of Design showcase. More >>

Otago Polytechnic Fashion Collections

Wednesday, 16 November 2016, 3:12 pm | Otago Polytechnic

From gold spray-paint and hoops of avant-garde, to self-illustrated fabric, Collections 2016 is sure to impress on Friday evening. More >>

Saluting cybersecurity skills

Friday, 11 November 2016, 11:44 am | Otago Polytechnic

Otago Polytechnic applauds the government’s announcement this week to establish a Cyber Security Skills Taskforce. Its aim is to address the shortage of cyber professionals in New Zealand. More >>

A solid chance for student success

Thursday, 10 November 2016, 12:10 pm | Otago Polytechnic

You’ve heard of man caves and she sheds … well now there’s a penguin pad - all thanks to a group of keen high school students studying one day a week at Otago Polytechnic. More >>

Otago Polytechnic addresses inequality

Friday, 4 November 2016, 2:10 pm | Otago Polytechnic

Otago Polytechnic has come up with a boost for women wanting to get into the male-dominated fields of engineering and IT. More >>

Otago Polytechnic leads the way

Friday, 28 October 2016, 10:32 am | Otago Polytechnic

Otago Polytechnic is leading the country with the percentage of students who successfully complete their studies. More >>

24 hours, 22x24 push ups, and one jumpsuit!

Thursday, 27 October 2016, 12:14 pm | Otago Polytechnic

Our slightly crazy and much admired Health and Safety Manager is spending 24 hours in a small room to raise money for the Cancer Society. More >>