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Screen Shot 2021 09 10 at 12.49.39 PM Anna Perkins has returned to Nursing after an 18-year break — and is excited about the next chapter in her professional journey. Anna recently completed the C...
1 0 2344 0 1652 Eight Otago Polytechnic School of Design projects, involving students, graduates and staff members, have been named finalists in the Designers Institute of New...
Thamooh Saeed Otago Polytechnic graduate Thamooh Saeed, now head of the Maldives Olympic Committee, has some advice for current learners: get stuck in.Thamooh graduated with...
Anna Higgins at Olympics A big congrats to Otago Polytechnic graduate Anna Higgins, who is at the Tokyo Olympics, helping tune our national cyclists to reach their peak. Anna, who is pi...
P5810742 1 Like all good stories, Otago Polytechnic academic Adrian Woodhouse’s graduation tale is strewn with many twists.Adrian will make history on Friday 23 July whe...
CORP graduation March2020 046 v2 Otago Polytechnic Chief Executive Dr Megan Gibbons has had plenty of practice polishing her speech for this Friday’s graduation ceremony at the Dunedin Town H...
untitled 146 4 Otago Polytechnic’s School of Midwifery - Te Kura Atawhai kā Kaiakopono te Hākuitaka has been granted almost $180,000 to research trans, non-binar...
Tiffany and Cory Talk about getting involved at ground level. To borrow a sporting analogy, Cory Olsen’s career path in the dynamic world of Dunedin Venues Management Ltd has...
Sport and Exercise Tonga test Junly 2021 Experts from Otago Polytechnic’s Institute of Sport, Exercise & Health (ISEH) are busily preparing the Tongan national rugby team for their test against the A...
Mike Horne Former Otago Polytechnic Board member, Mike Horne has taken over the role of Deloitte New Zealand chief executive from Thomas Pippos.Mr Horne described himself...
Fotolia 24758350 S v3 A new virtual data hub, a joint project involving Otago Polytechnic, the University of Otago and industry partners, has been launched in Dunedin.The hub is desi...
0T8A6829 Otago Polytechnic is well placed to meet the increasing demand for the specialist skills required to service and repair electric vehicles. “Although it is d...
CORP WLH profile MadisonKelly 012 The Dunedin Wildlife Hospital received good news earlier this week as The Dunedin City Council announced it would provide $75,000 per annum for three years....
CORP staff MargoBarton 013 Organisers of the iD International Emerging Designer Awards, in partnership with Otago Polytechnic, have announced a highly respected panel of 16 judges, from f...
0T8A9445 Otago Polytechnic is set to host the inaugural Dunedin Schools Game Jam.The event is open to Dunedin high school students studying the digital curriculum at yea...
Architecture Hundreds of would-be learners have flocked to Otago Polytechnic over the past two days to enjoy informative yet informal sessions with academic experts as part...
johannes plenio 6XUA5KQ9 1k unsplash v2 FillWzYyMywzNTVd v2 As part of an ongoing commitment to engage with the sector, learners and employers, Te Pūkenga is excited to be heading across Aotearoa for a mid-year in-perso...
Four Daves 4 A playful yet serious examination of masculine stereotypes, Otago Polytechnic’s latest campus artwork, Four Daves, has been turning a few heads since being in...
2020 Lockdown Zine008 A group of Otago Polytechnic Design learners have had their Covid-related work acknowledged in Kātoitoi, the Aotearoa Design Archive.A highly regarded curator...
IMG 8028 Otago Polytechnic is proud to have achieved Rainbow Tick reaccreditation, acknowledging that we accept and value people in the workplace, embracing the di...
johannes plenio 6XUA5KQ9 1k unsplash v2 FillWzYyMywzNTVd   Whaiao - Education for Sustainability Otago is excited to announce the appointment of two co-chairpersons, Rachel Wesley and Dr Ian Hall, for the next two ye...
ABE gen Carpentry 025 Seven budding builders tested their skills in the Dunedin round of the New Zealand Certified Building apprentice challenge at Otago Polytechnic on Saturday.Otag...
OP Trades Govt Visit 25 Otago Polytechnic hosted the Minister of Education, the Hon Chris Hipkins, on a visit today (Thursday 8 April) that included an inspection of the site for Otago...
NAT gen HoihoHospital 014 Otago Polytechnic is offering veterinarians and veterinary nurses an invaluable opportunity to spread their wings.Otago Polytechnic’s School of Veterinary Nur...
Margo Barton   “A fashionista’s dream.”That’s how iD Emerging Design Awards founder and Otago Polytechnic academic leader of Fashion Design Dr Margo Barton describe...
Grenville Caughey 002 Since opening its doors to learners in 2019, Otago Polytechnic’s Otago Brew School is now bubbling over with students.With 18 learners enrolled this year –...
Best group shot Otago Polytechnic today unveiled new Māori names for four of its key buildings.Having worked closely with rūnaka for several months, Otago Polytechnic is plea...
CORP gen TheQuad2020 003 Otago Polytechnic is experiencing strong domestic enrolments – resulting in the institution posting a more than $1 million surplus. Otago Polytechnic Chi...
CORP campus CampusByNight 011 Our Dunedin campus is at the heart of everything we do, and we're incredibly proud to play our part in recognising Dunedin as the 'tertiary education capital of...
0T8A7655 From a shiny plane, to an electric motorbike, to a log splitter, Otago Polytechnic’s end-of year Engineering Showcase celebrated a range of innovative solutio...
DES profile IlanAvraham 010 An Otago Polytechnic Bachelor of Architectural Studies graduate has won the student category at the 2020 Dunedin Heritage Awards.Ilan Avraham, who graduated wit...
CORP DNDN scenic 027 We’re delighted to announce our two keynote speakers for this year’s Māori Research Symposium, Kaitiakitaka (3 December, The Hub).Dr Eruera Tarena Ngāi T...
CORP staff JadeMorgan 004 Otago Polytechnic lecturer Jade Morgan has been awarded the Arts Access Corrections Māui Tikitiki ā Taranga Award 2020, recognising his work at Otago Correcti...
Matt Galloway 2 Matthew Galloway, an Otago Polytechnic Lecturer in Design (Communication), is a contender for two prizes at next month’s prestigious Designers Institute of Ne...
CORP campus CampusStudents2016 053 Otago Polytechnic’s Dunedin campus will be thrumming with student opinions, ideas, concerns and discussions this week.The inaugural Student Voice Symposium -...
Oscar Hetherington new Otago Polytechnic photography student Oscar Hetherington has won the Grand Prize at the Sony Imaging 2020 Alpha Awards.Oscar, whose $10,000 prize comprises $800...
Fotolia 24758350 S The New Zealand Centre of Digital Excellence (CODE) has joined forces with Swedish-based FutureGames and Otago Polytechnic, to develop new, world-class vocation...
1920x1080 Announcement 24 July Otago Polytechnic welcomes the announcement of a multi-million-dollar Trade Training Centre, to be built at the heart of its Forth St Campus.Dr David Clark, Lab...
ABE gen Carpentry 015 Otago Polytechnic has witnessed a significant rise in student enrolments following the introduction of the Government’s Targeted Training and Apprenticeships...
CORP DNDN CityBuidlings 002 v2 Otago Polytechnic has joined forces with a wide range of partners to offer two seminars for job seekers this week.The events, which will be held at Forsyth Barr...
CORP campus CampusStudents2016 042 v2 Otago Polytechnic’s value to the Dunedin economy has increased by more than $100 million in the past five years.An economic impact report, commissioned by Ota...
ABE profile AnnaWinskill 005 Otago Polytechnic welcomes the Government’s decision to scrap fees for a wide range of vocational education programmes.The Government this week gave more deta...
OP Trades Centre 2 Otago Polytechnic has acted on the Government’s call to develop “shovel-ready” projects, proposing two multi-million-dollar developments aimed at stimulat...
ISA gen SargoodAerial 002 Otago Polytechnic has partnered with the Otago Cricket Association in an innovative and exciting project, a proposed $1.1 million world-class cricket and educ...
CORP Gradprofile JemaShaw 001 Jema Shaw recognises that Covid-19 has prompted more than a few lifestyle changes since she graduated with a Bachelor of Culinary Arts from Otago Polytechnic on...
Milana Virtanen at home in Finland Finnish exchange student Milana Virtanen is back home in Helsinki, safe and well, thanks to the help of Otago Polytechnic staff who, like Milana, have gone the...
NUR gen EnrolledNursing 002 We're immensely proud of our London-based Bachelor of Nursing graduate Jenny McGee, who provided care to British PM Boris Johnson as he spent time in ICU with t...
TTEA 2017 Phil Ker 03 Although every Otago Polytechnic graduation ceremony holds a special place for those involved, today’s event at the Dunedin Town Hall was particularly notable...