Otago Polytechnic
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26 July 2017

In a dream work-experience opportunity, Otago Polytechnic Veterinary Nursing student Brooke Roberts has travelled to Rarotonga to help run an emergency desexing...
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25 July 2017

Funded study for individuals or groups!Presentation by: Christine Roberts – Student Scholarships Manager, ENZ
Find out more about funding for student group...
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21 July 2017

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 institu...
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20 July 2017

‘Tītī hotdog with horopito pickled onions and mānuka smoked chilli relish’. It sounds more like a song than a dish, which is ideal really.
This perfec...
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19 July 2017

They may not loop the loop, but a group of magnificent Otago Polytechnic students are about to defy the crowds by building a flying machine!A Van's RV-12 aeropl...
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17 July 2017

/ Feature of the month - July 2017 /Find out what's happening at Central Campus in our newsletter.
Study Carpentry in 2018 
Otago Polytechnic is...
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17 July 2017

Otago Polytechnic is investing in Central Otago’s educational future with a new Trades Hub and student accommodation for its Central campus.Construction will...
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Starts: 24 July 2017

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MVA Exhibition (Textiles)
EXHIBITION DATES: 24 - 28 July, 2017
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Starts: 17 July 2017

Top Art is an annual touring exhibition featuring a selection of the NCEA Level 3 portfolios tha...
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17 July 2017

A High Performance Rugby Union Workshop at Otago Polytechnic last week launched the world's first GPS unit accredited by World Rugby.The world-class workshop, w...

17 July 2017

Otago Polytechnic's former Veterinary Nursing Programme Manager, Helen Beattie, has been named the new Chief Veterinary Officer for the NZ Veterinarians' Associ...
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17 July 2017

Otago Polytechnic Veterinarian Nursing Lecturer, Holly Kendrick saved the day ... or at least Maku's day yesterday!The seven year-old black labrador slipped fiv...
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6 July 2017

Top earners at Otago Polytechnic have made a sacrifice for their lower paid colleagues.Rather than opting for a percentage increase for all staff, the polytechn...
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5 July 2017

Trades are the way to go for earning power, according to the latest report by the Ministry of Education.The report looks at earning potential of graduates, rank...
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4 July 2017

Otago Polytechnic is answering the call for qualified builders in Central Otago by offering a new qualification for 2018.The New Zealand Certificate in Construc...
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4 July 2017

Otago Polytechnic Central Otago Campus has confirmed some of its top hospitality students will participate in this year’s national culinary competition which...
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4 July 2017

This short course is suitable for those already working in the industry, or for those who wish to look at New Zealand and Central Otago viticulture for pure int...
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4 July 2017

From overzealous chicken fanciers to three-legged races, Otago Polytechnic Business students have been busy planning events throughout June.
The students fro...
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3 July 2017

Otago Polytechnic Nursing student, Ashleigh Smith has received a ‘Queens Young Leaders Award’ from Queen Elizabeth II for her work with 'Sticks n Stones' a...
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Starts: 8 August 2017

Then come along to the: NZ Defence Force Information SessionFind out more about the NZ Army, NZ Navy and NZ Air Force.
They have amazing careers and experie...

28 June 2017

Food Safety: Unit 167 Working with food? This food hygiene unit standard is a legal requirement in some workplaces......

28 June 2017

Our next 2-day Barista course starts 7 September 2017. Enrol early as spaces are limited!...
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23 June 2017

Twelve Otago Polytechnic Design students have turned scrapped strops into designer seating.The strops, from the building site of Otago Polytechnic’s new Stude...
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Starts: 3 August 2017

Want to work as a healthcare professional?Careers in Healthcare Expo
Thursday 3 August, 5.30pm–7.00pm
The Hub, Otago Polytechnic, Forth Street, Dunedin...
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23 June 2017

The glitz and glamour of the New Zealand Fashion Week catwalk will soon be a reality for three Otago Polytechnic graduates.Laura Bennett, Kimberly Ramsey and Le...
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21 June 2017

Otago Polytechnic has welcomed a group of 10 Japanese International Directors and Teaching Professors representing several universities and colleges of technolo...
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21 June 2017

Otago Polytechnic is checking its landfill against its organics in a company-wide waste audit.Sharon MacIver, from the waste audit company ‘Our Daily Waste’...
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21 June 2017

Rebecca Scarlett Shearer studied Jewellery and Metalsmithing at Dunedin School of Art.She's now living and creating her jewellery under the label "Scarlett Jewe...

20 June 2017

Central Otago is about to become the outdoor wonderland for a host of tertiary students chasing their education dreams.As of Feb 2018, Otago Polytechnic will of...
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19 June 2017

Public Seminars Term 3, Dunedin School of ArtThe Public Seminar program is made possible by the generous support of Fred Staub Open Art.

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19 June 2017

The School welcomes three overlapping AiR / Visiting Scholars in the disciplines of Jewellery/Design (Dr. Rohan Nichol, Canberra School of Art, ANU), Print/Scul...
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16 June 2017

From pounamu to plaques, time capsules to trees - Otago Polytechnic can now remember its history in a much clearer fashion with the creation of a Memorial and C...
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Starts: 19 August 2017

Dunedin School of Art, Riego Street (off Albany Street)
Take note of this date in yo...
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14 June 2017

Ashleigh Smith is on the countdown to meet the Queen!The Otago Polytechnic Nursing student will receive a ‘Queens Young Leaders Award’ for her work with ‘...
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14 June 2017

The government aims to reduce sudden infant death by 86% in 8 years.This Māori Television report explains how they plan to do that - incorporating research ca...
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13 June 2017

Otago Polytechnic is thrilled to announce it will provide its first Doctorate qualification.The Doctor of Professional Practice is for experienced professionals...
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12 June 2017

Nothing can prepare you for a life in the big City of Sails. Many of us here at Otago Polytechnic’s Auckland International Campus are immigrants ourselves, so...
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12 June 2017

Otago Polytechnic has agreed that Ara Institute of Canterbury will take over the provision of Nursing Education in Timaru.Bachelor of Nursing students based in...
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12 June 2017

Otago Polytechnic welcomed Oonagh McGirr, our new Deputy Chief Executive, Learning and Teaching Services, to a packed atrium on Friday 9 June.Oonagh was delight...
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9 June 2017

Otago Institute of Sport and Adventure students have been studying the stats at Saturday rugby.Otago Daily Times reporter, Adrian Seconi, summarises the finding...
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7 June 2017

Timaru artist, Holly Zanderbergen's paintings will gain global exposure when they are displayed in Seattle, London and Toronto later this year. Holly Zandbergen...

6 June 2017

A group of Canadian and Nebraskan tertiary students have just arrived at Otago Polytechnic to take part in the city’s first ‘Summer Series Programme’. Th...

6 June 2017

“What we love about New Zealand is partly the very things that cause tall poppy syndrome. We’re very egalitarian, respectful, we treat everyone the same. If...
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6 June 2017

When Carla Hore found her sick son snuggled in bed with his rugby ball, she finally got what it meant to him.Now, she’s hoping to provide other children with...
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2 June 2017

Otago Polytechnic's 'energy detectives' are helping to save $1 million over the next five years!The NZ Herald has published this article outlining how Otago Pol...
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1 June 2017

Ana Teofilo Fa'anunu was born and raised in Dunedin but her Samoan ancestry is in her art.The Otago Polytechnic Masters of Art graduate is preparing for her fi...

1 June 2017

One of Dunedin's most experienced chefs has gone back to school at Otago Polytechnic!In this Otago Daily Times article, Michael Coughlin explains his success in...

31 May 2017

Riki Day graduated with a Diploma in Professional Cookery from Otago Polytechnic in 2005 and is now head chef at Urban in Nelson.Here's a terrific article in t...
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30 May 2017

Keeping tabs on apprentice learning just got a lot easier thanks to a new app modified at Otago Polytechnic.The Otago Polytechnic ITAB App allows apprentices to...
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30 May 2017

“There’s no prize that could mean more to me than the Ken Reed Trophy!”Dunedin apprentice and Otago Polytechnic graduate, Chris McLean, is over the moon a...
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29 May 2017

An Otago Polytechnic Nursing student is about to head to London to visit the Queen!Her Majesty, Queen Elizabeth II will present Ashleigh Smith with a ‘Queens...
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29 May 2017

New drone footage of Otago Polytechnic's new student accommodation has just been released.The 20 million-dollar accommodation block continues to rapidly progres...
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24 May 2017

Turkish delight and a wardrobe of fur coats … Otago Polytechnic’s Sargood Centre was transformed into Narnia for this year’s Ball for IDEA Services client...
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23 May 2017

Otago Community Hospice is $6000 better off after a hopping great event at Otago Polytechnic at the weekend.Nursing Senior Lecturer and brewer, Vicki Yarker-Jon...
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Starts: 13 June 2017

Want to know more about a rewarding career as an Occupational Therapist?Come and learn more about this diverse people-oriented profession. Hear from therapists...
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18 May 2017

In 13 years, Phil Ker has taken Otago Polytechnic from technically insolvent to one of the highest performing polytechnics in the country.The Otago Daily Times...
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18 May 2017

We’re implementing new teaching methods to create a brighter future for our students....
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12 May 2017

Fonda Smyth’s relationship with Otago Polytechnic began five years ago when she heard Chief Executive Phil Ker speak at the World Federation of Colleges and P...
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28 April 2017

Transforming a makeshift cardboard model into a professional 3D-printed product could revolutionise the way diabetes is explained in the Southern District.Marry...
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27 April 2017

“The fact that it was awarded by parents who’ve lost a child.  They don’t know how humbling that is”.Ann Gutsell, a mother herself, contemplates what i...
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6 March 2017

THE SYMPOSIUM will be held at the Dunedin School of Art, Riego Street, Dunedin, on O...
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14 February 2017

Otago Polytechnic’s Central and Dunedin campuses are welcoming over 120 new students to the Otago Secondary Tertiary College. 
Previously known as the T...
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Starts: 17 March 2017

Our 1-day Growsafe Courses are held each month through the year.

18 August 2016

An American search & rescue team affiliated with the US Air Force has spent two weeks in the mountain ranges of Central Otago on a customised avalanche...