Pin 2017, Auckland
Otago Polytechnic links with Japanese Kosens
Otago Polytechnic is delighted to sign a Memorandum of Understanding with Hachinohe College from Japan.This week, Otago Polytechnic welcomed visitors from Japan...
The Burning Hours for Kushana Bush
Dunedin School of Art graduate, Kushana Bush, is looking forward to her first major solo public gallery exhibition: The Burning Hours.Kushana's paintings are kn...
Boosting Pacific Island Rugby
Otago Polytechnic has awarded two scholarships to training members of the Tongan national rugby squad, hoping to boost the game in the islands.Tongan lead stren...
Huge success for Graduation 2016
Otago Polytechnic has more than 1400 new graduates after Friday 9 December's double graduation.For the first time, the Polytechnic held two graduation ceremonie...
New graduate's living the dream
For 18 years, Paul Christensen worked at Hillside Engineering. He started straight out of school as a labourer, and worked his way up to team leader. But Pa...
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!