Otago Polytechnic
6 v3 The latest issue of OPAIC staff newsletter, AIC Way, is out now. Check your inbox for your copy or read it online here....
COT gen campus 004 The Central Campus has recently hosted four ‘Train the Trainer’ learners from Chile. The learners were teachers from Agriculture Schools in Chile. They were...
IMG 5122 We’d like to introduce our new Student Representative - Pulkit Jain.  Pulkit is from Delhi, India. He is studying the Graduate Diploma in Hotel Management a...
JingPS Business graduate Jing Cao is thrilled to have landed a job at New Zealand telecommunications company 2degrees. Jing comes from China and has been in New Zealan...
3 v5 Information Technology student Andrej Hlasnik is learning new things each day at OPAIC and using his impressive work background to help other students succeed....
1 v6 We’re welcoming the decade’s first batch of new students to the campus this week. The students have come from as far afield as Russia, China, India, the Phi...
79108283 1245442185844340 643098879297847296 n Student speaker Olha Viazenko told our international graduates to think of themselves as new Kiwis, at yesterday’s graduation ceremony at the Auckland Town Ha...
IMG 5002 More than 300 graduates crossed the stage at OPAIC’s biggest ceremony to date at the Auckland Town Hall yesterday. Guest speaker Guy Howard-Willis told gradua...
IMG 0173 OPAIC's students and staff volunteered their time to help the Cancer Society with its Walking Stars event on the weekend.  Walking Stars is a night-time walkin...
1 v5 Students received great advice on how to build their connections in New Zealand from six industry guests at last night’s BizTech Meetup: Connect for Success e...
Conference photo 1 Lydia Harrell and Dani Mao from the OPAIC Applied Management Team presented at two conferences in China in mid-October. Their abstract, titled ‘A model for in...
Hang Tian School at Education City Xian OPAIC lecturer Jay Hourani was invited to a NZ Trade Mission in Chengdu and Xi’an in China recently to represent his company as part of a New Zealand trade de...
3rdCollage We launched Movember on campus today. Movember is all about changing the face of health. It aims to tackle cancers, mental health and suicide. Movember takes pl...
20191031 013510128 iOS OPAIC staff visited the Cancer Society yesterday to establish a partnership with the not-for-profit organisation and discuss opportunities for our students to v...
IT event Showcase2018 020 Otago Polytechnic welcomes the announcement that Dunedin will host the New Zealand Centre of Digital Excellence (CODE).A national hub that will support the deve...
IMG 3993 It was great to see so many students and staff at our Diwali celebration on campus on Friday. We hope you all enjoyed the event. You can check out the photos h...
1 v4 Abida Manzoor faced a big cultural change when she moved to New Zealand to study, but with the help of OPAIC’s team of staff she’s excelling here. Abida say...
IMG 3661 We’ve got more than 115 new faces on campus this week. Academic Director, Professor Leoni Schmidt, welcomed our new students, during a day of Orientation talk...
Sam Management student Samuel Alonso has come away from his MediaWorks placement confident about his professional future in New Zealand. Sam says he was so keen to...
Mission pic A group of students and staff spent four hours volunteering at the Auckland City Mission on Friday. The group prepared food, served lunch to more than 120 peop...
Dmitrii2ThisOne Dmitrii Golyshev was struck by the friendly and relaxed nature of New Zealanders when he made the move here from Moscow. He and his family had been thinking abo...
IT event Showcase2016 018 v2 An online course developed by Otago Polytechnic for the OERu international network headquartered in Dunedin has won the Commonwealth of Learning (COL) Award for...
IMG 3177 New Zealand Fashion Week has provided our business students with the perfect opportunity to get out of the classroom and put principles of sustainability into p...
IMG 3160 Our Construction students had the opportunity to hear from an experienced industry guest yesterday.  Red Zhou is a quantity surveyor who has been working at Ha...
2 v5 Akshay Varasadiya never considered coming to New Zealand before his friend recommended OPAIC. “He told me Otago Polytechnic is one of the best in Auckland cit...
IMG 2966 Our newest students are learning about everything OPAIC has to offer at this week’s Orientation. We’re welcoming students from countries including Russia, N...
IMG 2827 OPAIC staff are getting familiar with the latest research around graduate employability through a series of interactive workshops. Senior Researcher: Learner Ca...
Farjanacrop Interning at The Peace Foundation was an eye-opener for Farjana Rahman, who now knows what she wants to do in her career. Farjana recently finished the Graduat...
2ioeR zp 2 Computer games can help young people learn how to look after their health.One of New Zealand's health problems is the increasing number of children and adolesce...
Crop2 v2 Recent graduate Fabianna Cinelli got great work experience interning at a top hotel chain in Auckland, during her time at OPAIC. Now she’s moved to Wellington...
Hymie Information Technology lecturer Dr Suhaimi (Hymie) Latif brought his cultural background into his Graduate Diploma in Tertiary Education, which he recently comp...
IndraFinalCrop Principal lecturer Dr Indrapriya (Indra) Kularatne undertook the Graduate Diploma in Tertiary Education to gain theoretical and practical knowledge in the field...
Don All of our teaching staff are experts in their fields, with academic and industry experience. Recently, many have been working to upskill themselves by completi...
Errol Slyfield CEO Business Excellence NZ presents Otago Polytechnic CEO Phil Ker with the PESA Otago Polytechnic has been presented with a prestigious organisational excellence award — the Baldrige-affiliated Performance Excellence Study Award (PESA).Er...
Nga Kete 2 The blessing and unveiling of our new sculpture, Ngā Kete, was held on Monday 15 October. View the photo gallery on Facebook.  Watch a video from the event. C...