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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 >>

Otago Polytechnic Student Village – let the show begin!

Wednesday, 26 October 2016, 4:05 pm | Otago Polytechnic

The excitement of Otago Polytechnic’s new 20+-million-dollar Student Accommodation Village is literally about to be rammed home! More >>

Art symposium on climate, energy and culture

Monday, 10 October 2016, 12:51 pm | Otago Polytechnic

From an artist’s collaboration with NIWA on the effects of sea level rises, to an examination of the role art can play in plans to protect the future of South Dunedin, the upcoming Art and Future Symposium in Dunedin promises a riveting programme examining ... More >>

Student to walk length of country for Arthritis New Zealand

Tuesday, 27 September 2016, 1:32 pm | Otago Polytechnic

An Otago Polytechnic nursing student will embark on an epic quest to walk the length of New Zealand next month to raise money for Arthritis New Zealand. More >>

Otago Polytechnic Fashion features in Vogue Italia

Monday, 26 September 2016, 12:55 pm | Otago Polytechnic

Otago Polytechnic’s School of Design has earned further international acclaim for its fashion offerings, featuring in Vogue Italia – one of the world’s leading fashion publications . More >>

Project to help older people with vision impairment

Monday, 19 September 2016, 12:23 pm | Otago Polytechnic

A project to assist older Dunedin residents with visual impairment will soon get underway at Otago Polytechnic, thanks to a funding grant awarded to Principal Lecturer in Occupational Therapy, Dr Mary Butler. More >>

Electric vehicles the way of the future

Thursday, 8 September 2016, 2:15 pm | Otago Polytechnic

Otago Polytechnic employee Pam McKinlay is passionate about EVs (Electric Vehicles). Pam, who is one of the facilitators of the Dunedin EV Owners Group, is also helping organise the upcoming Drive Electric Week in Dunedin. Drive Electric Week is part ... More >>

Otago Polytechnic fashion degree ranked among world’s best

Monday, 22 August 2016, 2:30 pm | Otago Polytechnic

Otago Polytechnic’s undergraduate fashion degree has received major international recognition, being named as one of the world’s top 50 bachelor’s degrees in fashion. More >>