Otago Polytechnic

Upcoming Events: Block 1 2020

Orientation

You’ll make new friends and learn about the services, facilities, and support available to students.

Date: Tuesday 7 January to Thursday 9 January

Location: Level 1, OPAIC

 

Student Night Out

Enjoy a night on the town with other OPAIC Students.

Friday 17 January

6pm onwards

Location TBC

 

How to make an Effective CV

Understand the purpose and key components of a CV and cover letter. Bring your CV along for review by a staff member at the end of the workshop.

Tuesday 21 January

12.45pm - 1.30pm

Level 1

 

Lunar New Year

Come and celebrate the start of the lunar year on campus.

Friday 24 January

10am – 3pm

Level 1

 

Job Searching in New Zealand

Learn how to research New Zealand industries and the labour market. Understand the key methods of job searching in NZ.

Wednesday 29 January

12.45pm -1.30pm

Level 1

 

Silent Disco City Walk Glow in the Dark Edition          

Explore Auckland city from a new perspective through music, dance, and entertainment.  The special vibe at the event is provided by dance guides.

Thursday 30 January

8.15pm – 9.30pm

Silo Park, Wynyard Quarter

 

Excellent Scholars

A lunch and awards ceremony for some of our top scholars.

Monday 3 February

12pm – 1pm

Level 1

 

Make a great first impression! Interviewing and networking tips

Understand the types of interviews conducted in New Zealand.  Learn how to best prepare for interviews.  Understand the importance of growing your contacts in New Zealand.

Tuesday 4 February

12.45pm -1.45pm

Level 1

 

LinkedIn Lounge

Bring along your laptop or device and work on your LinkedIn profile! Staff will be on hand to help you improve your profile, so it looks professional and work ready.

Wednesday 12 February

4.30pm - 5.50pm

Level 1

 

Movie Night

Join your classmates for a movie just across the road from our campus.

Thursday 13 February

5pm - 8pm

Event Cinemas, Queen Street

 

BizTech Meetup

An opportunity for students and graduates to hear presentations from people working in the technology and business industries in NZ.  There is also allocated time for networking with our industry guests.

Thursday 20 February

5pm – 7pm

Level 1