Otago Polytechnic

Excite 2015 Farm Hand Aoraki


A month of events showcasing the emerging talent of our students. Take this opportunity to view and purchase innovative student work.

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Love the outdoors and practical hands-on work?

Farmhand is a programme for 18-24 year olds. Learn about career pathways within primary industries via a practical agriculture placement. Learn more www.farmhand.org.nz


Aoraki Dunedin quals coming to OP!

We are excited to now offer qualifications in early childhood education, massage therapy, hairdressing, beauty therapy, journalism, photography and film and television, with the transfer of Aoraki Polytechnic’s Dunedin based programmes to Otago Polytechnic!

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Get the skills you need for a career you love. 

Otago Polytechnic is one of New Zealand’s top providers of hands-on education. Student satisfaction ratings are among the highest in Australasia, we achieved the highest possible quality ratings from government, and employers love our graduates for their knowledge, independence and creativity. We offer over 100 programmes – from foundation certificates to postgraduate degrees – at campuses in Dunedin, Central Otago and Auckland, and off-campus to students around the world! We can even assess the knowledge you already have, and have this count towards a qualification.

We're committed to sustainability and have made a pledge to our community and students to "do the right thing" – working towards a sustainable future for ourselves and future generations.

He mihi maiohā tēnei ki a koutou e whai ana te mātauraka o te ao marama. Nau mai, tahuti mai ki te wahi e kia nei ko Te Wai Pounamu. Nau mai, tahuti mai ki te Kura Matatini ki Otago.