Pin 2017, Auckland
Otago Polytechnic best in the land
Otago Polytechnic is leading the country with the percentage of students who successfully complete their studies.
A report, released by The Tertiary Ed...
Stepping up for cybersecurity
Otago Polytechnic applauds the government’s announcement to establish a Cyber Security Skills Taskforce. Its aim is to address the shortage of cyber profess...
Otago Polytechnic addresses inequality
Otago Polytechnic has come up with a boost for women wanting to get into the male-dominated fields of engineering and IT.Recognising that women are under-repres...
Open Day at Central Campus Join us at our campus open day on 23 January 2017(4pm-6pm). Meet the staff, talk to the tutors, experience our unique learning environment and discover what you...
Fashion scholarship excites
Collections 2016 - the 25th anniversary for the Otago Polytechnic Collections show - was a superb evening, showcasing the very best talent from Otago Polytechni...
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!