Otago Polytechnic

2019 Orientation for new students

Life as a new student is exciting but can also feel overwhelming. Our Orientation programme and activities are here to ease you into your new adventure; we’re here to help you with anything you need.







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Otago Polytechnic Students’ Association

OPSA promotes and supplies services, facilities and amenities for students and also represents your views and concerns.

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Support services

At Otago Polytechnic we have a broad range of support services that are here to help you through any issues that might arise, and make sure your time here is rewarding and fun.

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Important dates

Semester dates, public holidays and anniversary days, and graduation dates. Please remember to check your programme start date as these can vary.

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International student arrival guide

Plan, pack and prepare for life in NZ! Take part in a three-day orientation when you arrive to help you meet new people and get settled in.