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How does IT impact everyday behaviour?

Take part in this survey and get a $15 supermarket voucher!

The study will run from Tuesday 25 October until Friday 4 November.

Participating is easy:

1. Sign-up for one time slot here

2. Come to the Information Science Annexe Building (119 Albany Street) at the start time of your time slot.

3. Follow the instructions on the computer by answering questions and executing some tasks.

4. Complete the session, which will be anonymous. It will take approximately 40 minutes.

5. Receive a supermarket voucher of $15 upon completion of your session

You are eligible to participate if you are a student of Otago Polytechnic and have a smartphone.

You can find more information regarding the study on our sign-up page.

For questions, please contact the research team at researchstatsinfo@gmail.com.

On behalf of the research team, thank you very much!

Union Street East Carpark closing; alternate parking provided 

Please be advised that the carpark on Union Street East (Bowling Club) will no longer be available for use from Thursday 13 October 2016 due to the commencement of construction for our Student Accommodation Project.

Otago Polytechnic have arranged alternative parking at the Forsyth Barr Stadium carpark. There are 100 parking spaces available from Wednesday 12 October 2016 on a first-come, first-served basis. 

These parks will be free of charge until the end of 2016. We will still have these carparks in 2017 and will advise the process for next year at a later date.

This carpark is available for use by any Otago Polytechnic student or staff member.

If you would like to use this carpark you will need to visit Campus Services Department located in S Block (corner of Union Street East and Harbour Terrace) to provide your details (name, contact details, car registration number) and to pick up a parking permit which will need to be clearly displayed in the windscreen of your vehicle.

Campus Services will have a map available when you come to get your parking permit showing users were to park.

Our apologies for the inconvenience caused by the removal of the Union Street carpark. If you have any questions please do not hesitate to contact Annie Blair on 021 735 277.

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19 November 2016

Applications for 2017 Open Now
19 November 2016

Maori Pre-Graduation Ceremony
8 December 2016

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Shadow a student

We’d like to find out what it’s like to be a student at OP. We’d like to know what’s working well for you and what we can improve. So we’re sending staff members back to school to become students for a day! Would you be willing to be ‘shadowed’ by a staff member for a day?

Check out our Shadow a Student video to find out more. If you’d like to be involved contact Sherie Bell to register your interest.

Looking for a flat for 2017?

Located in a super convenient spot next to the Dunedin campus, this flat features:

4 x bedrooms, 1 x bathroom, kitchen, dining room and living area

Fridge freezer, oven, washing machine and internet included

1 x off-street parking space. 

153 St David Street.

$500 per week. 

Contact: annie.blair@op.ac.nz (021 735 277) or tracey.howell@op.ac.nz

(021 285 4216)

How to contact OPSA representatives

These are the emails created for our OPSA Pasifika, Maori and International student representatives. Please use these email addresses if you need assistance.

OPSA Pasifika Rep: opsapasifika@op.ac.nz     

OPSA Tauira (Maori support) Rep: opsatauira@op.ac.nz        

OPSA International Rep: opsainternational@op.ac.nz           


Transport yourself challenge!

Transport Yourself Month is filled with activities and is all about encouraging OP students and staff to try out alternative transport. You can save money, help save the planet, and go in the draw to win great prizes!

Find out more here > 

Room availability

Computer Labs:

A Block
A126 free for rest of day
24 spots currently free
D Block
D103 free for rest of day
9 spots currently free
D105 free for rest of day
33 spots currently free
D201 free for rest of day
20 spots currently free
D202 free for rest of day
24 spots currently free
H Block
H611 free for rest of day
24 spots currently free
Updated at 9:00 pm

Need in-person learning support?

Go to Learning Advice to find out how to meet with a Learning Advisor.

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Attention all Stadium Car Parkers!

All those who use the OP park at the Forsyth Barr Stadium need to be out of their park by 5pm today due to the rugby final (Otago v North Harbour).

Only valid rugby carpark holders are allowed to park there after 5pm.