Ni-Vanuatu building skills
Otago Polytechnic Senior Lecturer in Carpentry, Brian Turner, spent every weekend at the end of last year, teaching local orchard workers from Vanuatu how to bu...
Buster busted up again!
The Yellow-eyed penguin hospital at Otago Polytechnic’s School of Veterinary Nursing is full with healing hoiho, one is even back for a second visit with Wild...
Polytechnics satisfyingly successful
An impressive majority of graduates from Otago Polytechnic are satisfied with their outcomes from the institution. 94% were satisfied with the quality of the...
Women in IT scholarship announced
Otago Polytechnic has awarded its inaugural “Women in IT” scholarship to a self-leading and motivated student.Isabel Ryan is studying for a Bachelor of Info...
Nothing OTT about OT
"Teacher didn't appeal and physio seemed too functional - I'm a people person and I wanted a job that helped people so I decided to find out more about occupati...
Welcome to our Interns
Dunedin is building on its reputation as being a global centre for education, welcoming interns from Europe.
The students are from several universities in Eu...
Auckland is the largest city in New Zealand with about 1.6 million people. It is the country's biggest centre of business and industry and offers excellent employment and lifestyle opportunities.
Popularly known as the ‘City of Sails’ because the harbour is often dotted with hundreds of yachts, there are people of many cultures and nationalities living in this city, and it has plenty to offer with great shopping and excellent museums, theatres and art galleries. Auckland has been rated the third best city in the world, and the best city in the Pacific for quality of life.*
Our Campus is located in the heart of central Auckland, so you are never far from the action and fun of this cosmopolitan city.
Our team is made up of top quality teachers and support staff, who come from a range of cultural backgrounds and countries themselves. Classes are taught in English, and there are staff available who speak other languages.
The Auckland International Campus is a partnership between Otago Polytechnic and Future Skills Academy.
*Mercer Quality of Life Survey (2014, 2015)
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
2017 study blocks
We operate on a schedule of five study blocks throughout the year and students have study breaks at all other times. Our 2017 academic calendar is as follows:
- Study block 1: 16 January - 10 March, 2017
- Study block 2: 27 March - 19 May, 2017
- Study block 3: 6 June - 28 July, 2017
- Study block 4: 14 August - 6 October, 2017
- Study block 5: 24 October - 15 December, 2017
Quick facts about Auckland
Population: 1.6 million
Climate: Warm summers and mild, wet winters
Average summer temperature: 23°C
Average winter temperature: 14°C
Sunshine hours: 2,060 per year
What to pack: For winter: warm clothes and a waterproof jacket. For summer: lightweight clothes, beachwear and sunglasses.
Closest airport: Auckland International Airport
Find out more about Auckland City!