Otago Polytechnic

About Otago Polytechnic 关于新西兰奥塔哥理工学院

Quality, career-focused education 

Otago Polytechnic is one of New Zealand’s best government-owned polytechnics and public tertiary institutes of technology. We are part of many national and international networks and partnerships, including the Cumulus Association (Design), The International Foundation of Fashion Technical Institutes (Design), and Metro Group (Engineering). We also give our students the opportunity to engage with industry by involving them in a range of exciting ‘real world’ projects, as part of their qualification. We have a long tradition of producing exceptional graduates.

Study at Otago Polytechnic, have a great experience and let us help you prepare for a successful career!


Why choose Otago Polytechnic?

Our qualifications 高质量的文凭与资质

Otago Polytechnic is a high quality educational institution. Our qualifications are widely recognised, both in New Zealand and around the world – and our programmes prepare you for global career success. We have achieved the highest possible government endorsement for our performance which means that you can feel very confident about the quality of your education.





Our study environment 学习环境 

Study in small classes, with a focus on practical, applied learning. Many of our lecturers have extensive experience in their professional fields, so you will benefit from their expertise and up-to-date industry knowledge. All our academic staff must hold a recognised tertiary teaching qualification (minimum of a Level 7, graduate diploma).


Otago Polytechnic lecturers are first class. They are regular winners of the prestigious Tertiary Teaching Excellence Award, which celebrates New Zealand’s finest tertiary teachers. In 2014, seven of our lecturers received the award for their teaching in Culinary Arts, Nursing and Communication Design.


Students love Otago Polytechnic. Our staff-student interactions, educational experiences and supportive learning environment came top in a recent Australasian student survey!



Our support 学生辅助系统

From the moment you apply, to the day you graduate, we are here to help you reach your goals. We have extensive, modern facilities and full student support services. 



Your experience 体验独特的留学生活

New Zealand is a fantastic place to be a student. It is safe, clean and green, has friendly people and a real sense of community. With plenty of recreational and social activities on all three campuses, you get the chance to make friends and explore the ‘Kiwi’ lifestyle.



About Dalian Ocean University Joint Programme 

This programme is a Government approved engineering degree programme delivered jointly by Dalian Ocean University and New Zealand’s Otago Polytechnic. 

新西兰奥塔哥理工学院和大连海洋大学 ”3+1” 工程学位课程, 是由中国国家教育部批准的计划内合作办学项目。

Students will enroll with Dalian Ocean University in each of the first three years learning a combination of engineering technical subjects along with English language. Many of the engineering classes in the first three years will be delivered by Otago Polytechnic staff in English at Dalian Ocean. 


In the fourth year, eligible students will travel to New Zealand to study at Otago Polytechnic. 


On successful completion of their studies the students will graduate with both the Bachelor of Engineering Technology (Mechanical) from Otago Polytechnic and the Chinese government approved joint degree in mechanical and automation engineering. 


Otago Polytechnic’s Bachelor of Engineering Technology is internationally accredited by the New Zealand Institute of Professional Engineers under the provisions of the Sydney Accord of the International Engineering Alliance, and as such is recognised in ten major counties of the world.


You can read more about this programme here.  


To visit Dalian Ocean University's website, click here.