The Otago Polytechnic Auckland International Campus (OPAIC) Team is made up of individually selected lecturers and support staff, who come from a range of cultural backgrounds and countries. OPAIC is a vibrant and diverse campus recognising success is not defined by gender, background, ethnicity or disability.
The OPAIC Team are committed to building a safe, positive and inclusive higher learning environment that celebrates diversity, skills and cultural perspectives. The Auckland International Campus is located in the heart of Central Auckland, popularly known as the ‘City of Sails’. It’s New Zealand’s largest urban area with a diverse multi-cultural population and world class facilities. The city has plenty to offer from upper class shopping experiences and excellent museums to international standard theatres, art galleries and festivals. Auckland has been ranked the third best city in the world for quality of life and the eighth most livable*. *Mercer Quality of Life, 2016. All classes are taught in English, although many staff do speak other languages and can therefore assist students in their native language.
The Auckland International Campus is a partnership between Otago Polytechnic and Future Skills Academy.
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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
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