Get Ahead – Careers Information Evening

Discover how you can start your journey/haereka now to gain the knowledge/mātauraka and skills you need to set you up for a successful 2023 and beyond.

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The Hub, 85 Forth Street
Dunedin North, Otago 9016,
New Zealand

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The Hub at Otago Polytechnic.

Whether that's continuing your education journey/haereka or gaining the job/mahi you want.

  • Get insights from recruitment specialists on the current skills employers are looking for.
  • Hear what future needs our city will have to not only construct our new hospital/hōhipera but then run it.
  • Gain an understanding of how Otago Polytechnic can support/awhi you to get where you want to be, with flexibility and support/awhi.
  • Speak with Otago Polytechnic staff/kaimahi to discover what your next move could be and answer any questions/pātai you might have.

Our expert speakers will start at 5:30 pm, join us and listen to their insights!

Raymond Clark from Workforce Central

The New Dunedin Hospital has been described as a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity for Dunedin and further afield. Raymond will discuss how this exciting project connects business and the community, as well as explore the broad range of skills required for the hospital build. These include some surprising new roles.

Dean Delaney from Platinum Recruitment

With many years of experience helping connect employers and employees, Dean will provide insights into the current labour market, the tools and tactics required to catapult yourself into an exciting career and how to navigate your way through a candidate-driven labour market, as well as provide food for thought on ways to sharpen your current skillset.

Megan Gibbons, Chief Executive of Otago Polytechnic

Megan will welcome you to our campus and share a range of insights into the benefits of studying at Otago Polytechnic/Te Pūkenga. A leader in the vocational and tertiary education sector, she will shine a light on how our programmes can transform lives.

Student Support Services

Members of our friendly team will introduce you to the broad range of support services we offer. From support with study to financial aid to counselling and health issues, we know that everyone is different. Hear about how we can help you.

Ready to join us?

> Register your interest in our Facebook Event, and we'll send you a friendly reminder a few days before the event. 

> Or add the date to your calendar here Add to Calendar.

We look forward to seeing you on this informative evening.


Meanwhile, we invite your curious mind to browse our courses. 

Otago Polytechnic has hands-on learning qualifications from study prep and certificates to doctorates. All in diverse study areas, such as trades, engineering, creative, business, community services, health, sports, horticulture, information technology, etc.

You might find the best study course for your career path. And if you are ready to start studying soon, you can explore our courses and qualifications that start mid-year.