Dunedin-Shanghai Scholarship winners arrive
For the fourth year in a row a group of students from China are undertaking internships at Otago Polytechnic after winning prestigious scholarships.
Summer in a wintry Dunedin
A group of Canadian and Nebraskan tertiary students have just arrived at Otago Polytechnic to take part in the city’s first ‘Summer Series Programme’. Th...
Japanese Delegation visits Otago Polytechnic
Otago Polytechnic has welcomed a group of 10 Japanese International Directors and Teaching Professors representing several universities and colleges of technolo...
Welcome to Chinese educators
Three educators from Dalian Ocean University in China's Lianing Province are in Dunedin for six months, to learn more about Otago Polytechnic's unique brand o...
Every year, Otago Polytechnic is pleased to welcome students from all around the world to our campuses in Dunedin, Central Otago and Auckland.
Here you can learn by doing as you study programmes from undergraduate certificates, diplomas and degrees, through to postgraduate masters’ degrees. Prepare for a career, improve your English and enjoy the fun and safe New Zealand lifestyle.
The quality of our programmes, and the work-readiness of our graduates, is recognised far and wide, making us one of New Zealand's best and most preferred tertiary organisations. The proof is in this year's statistics, just released by the Tertiary Education Commission which ranked us:
- Second in New Zealand polytechnic sector for qualification completions (2014)
- Top five in New Zealand polytechnic sector for course completions, student retention and student progression (2014).
NZQA’s External Evaluation and Review in 2014 gave us their highest possible rating: "highly confident" in our educational performance.
With our small classes and friendly student support, studying at Otago Polytechnic will be some of the best times of your life!
Otago Polytechnic has a campus in Auckland which is just for international students.
The campus is located in the heart of downtown Auckland, so you are never far from the action and fun of this cosmopolitan city. Our Auckland team is made up of top quality teachers and support staff, who come from a range of cultural backgrounds. Classes are taught in English, and there are staff available who speak other languages.
International +64 9 309 0301
New Zealand 0800 111 212
Physical address: Level 2/350 Queen Street, Auckland, New Zealand 1141
Postal address: PO Box 5268, Auckland, New Zealand 1141
Find out more about what our Auckland International Campus has to offer by clicking here.
Each year, many thousands of students come to New Zealand to study. This is because we are an exciting, contemporary country with a highly-regarded education system. Our cities are modern and technologically-connected with good travel links to the rest of the world. Renowned for our great lifestyle, our students can enjoy relatively inexpensive accommodation, entertainment and other living costs in comparison to other countries.
With a population of four million people, New Zealand is one of the least crowded countries in the world. We offer convenience, opportunities and excitement, while remaining friendly, peaceful and safe.
You can enjoy outdoor pursuits like bungy-jumping, kayaking, surfing, skiing and hiking, and have access to the arts, cultural pursuits and modern technology - it’s all right on your doorstep! Enjoy your studies at Otago Polytechnic and experience a great lifestyle!
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