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Important dates


To graduate either in person or in absentia at one of the ceremonies listed below, you must register via the Student Hub. 

The venue for all Otago Polytechnic Graduation Ceremonies is the Dunedin Town Hall.

Friday 17 December 2021 - Postponed

The December 2021 graduation ceremonies have been postponed to the second week of March 2022.

Please check the ceremony schedule below to see which ceremony your programme, School, or College is graduating in.


Thursday 10 March 2022 at 12.30pm (Ceremony 1)

Auckland International Campus

College of Community Development & Personal Wellbeing - Bachelor of Social Services, Beauty Therapy, Childhood Studies, English Language Centre, Foundation Learning, Hairdressing, Health and Wellbeing, Health Bridging, Graduate Diploma in Tertiary Education


Thursday 10 March 2022 at 3.30pm (Ceremony 2)

Te Maru Pūmanawa | College of Creative Practice and Enterprise - Architecture, Art, Design, Business, Tourism.

College of Health - Institute of Sport Exercise & Health, Wellness and Relaxation Massage, and School of Nursing only

TANZ eCampus.


Friday 11 March 2022 at 3.00 pm

Capable NZ

Central Otago Campus

College of Engineering, Construction and Living Sciences - Automotive, Carpentry, Construction, Engineering, Information Technology and Veterinary Nursing.

College of Health - School of Midwifery and Occupational Therapy only.

Te Maru Pūmanawa | College of Creative Practice and Enterprise - Food Design Institute only.


Friday 16 December 2022
Further details to be confirmed