Otago Polytechnic
Legends Long Lunch 1 FRIDAY 30 NOVEMBER
12.30PM – 3.00PM
THE HUB, OTAGO POLYTECHNIC, FORTH STREET CAMPUS, DUNEDIN
Join us for an Otago inspired long lunch with cricket le...
COT Open Day SATURDAY, DECEMBER 1 - 10.30am to 12.30pmBANNOCKBURN ROAD CAMPUS, CROMWELL (Enter via Richards Beach Road)Create the world you want – make it yours at our Ce...
1300x830 SITE Work by: Haonan Ran
23 – 29 NOVEMBER
DUNEDIN SCHOOL OF ART, RIEGO STREET, DUNEDIN
Otago Polytechnic’s Dunedin School of Art is transformed into an...
Events 623x500 Business MorningTea 2018 Nov Calling all Mums and Dads, Carers and Adult Learners!Want to take your first step towards a career in Business or Tourism ... but think you can’t juggle famil...
Otago Polytechnic students off to Mumbai A trio of Otago Polytechnic students are preparing to leave for India, where they will spend the next four weeks teaching children a range of sports-related act...
Assessing Learning Conference2 Hear Karen Blackwood and her team talk about research into a healthy curriculum.
TUESDAY 27 NOVEMBER 2018, 12.15 - 1.00PM
ONLINE: CLICK HERE TO PARTICIPAT...
ISA AsiaScholarship2018 001 A quartet of Otago Polytechnic Sports and Exercise students have recently expanded their horizons courtesy of the Prime Minister’s Scholarships for Asia prog...
IMG 1086 cro 3-7 DEC, DUNEDIN SCHOOL OF ART GALLERY, DUNEDIN
Priyavanti Makwana
MFA Exhibition
3-7 December, 2018
Opening: Tuesday 4th at 5.30pm
Hours: Monday...
Public seminar02 MON 26 NOVEMBER, 5.30PM, N29 (back of Print), DUNEDIN SCHOOL OF ART
holes – edges – transitions
 
“The strangest thing about a hole is its edge....
Debrief2 Treat your senses at Debrief, Otago Polytechnic’s varied and vibrant Design showcase, which opens on 22 November.All Design disciplines at Otago Polytechnic w...
Hipkins 10 The Minister of Education Chris Hipkins visited Otago Polytechnic's Dunedin Campus today, Friday 16 November.The Minister was welcomed on to the Campus at 12.10...
BUS event Queenstown2017 055 Otago Polytechnic’s learners have spent much of the year creating, achieving and innovating. Our end-of-year Student Showcase celebrates their successes and s...
ART profile HopeDuncan 012 Otago Polytechnic Dunedin School of Art student Hope Duncan has won the Rembrandt Fashion and Textile section of the 2018 ECC NZ Student Craft and Design Awards...
Street art Otago Polytechnic School of Occupational Therapy students are bringing Dunedin’s street art to rest home residents this week.The year-1 Bachelor of Occupation...
DES Event iDFW2018 OtherDesignersnot Polytech 002 iD Dunedin Fashion Week has announced a stellar designer judging panel for the 2019 iD International Emerging Designer Awards.The iD Emerging Designer Show ...
Photography Share in the innovation and creativity of Otago Polytechnic’s Digital Photography students this week. Experience the best of the year’s work in a striking...
Rough Rock logo Otago Polytechnic has announced the name of its new Central Otago beer brewing facility – Rough Rock Brewing Company.The name is a nod to the landscape of Ce...
Hannah Joynts Oturehua IMG 9789 Scope (Art & Design) is seeking papers for its 2019 issue.
Scope: Contemporary Research Topics (Art & Design) is peer-reviewed and published annually...
Errol Slyfield CEO Business Excellence NZ presents Otago Polytechnic CEO Phil Ker with the PESA Otago Polytechnic has been presented with a prestigious organisational excellence award — the Baldrige-affiliated Performance Excellence Study Award (PESA).E...
CORP event NgaKeteBlessingandUnveiling 025 Kia Tu Ki te Tahi.  When we stand, we stand as one. 

Call for Papers: Junctures: The Journal of Thematic Dialogue. Issue 20. Theme: indigenisation
A...
CORP campus CampusStudents2016 20 Otago Polytechnic will be presented with a prestigious organisational excellence award — the Baldrige-affiliated Performance Excellence Study Award (PESA) —...
1300x830 Fresh Pixels2 28 – 30 NOVEMBER
THIRD FLOOR, H BLOCK, FORTH STREET, DUNEDIN
Enjoy browsing this eclectic collection of artistic exhibits from a range of creative disci...
StaffhubCrop2 A team of information technology and construction students have been hard at work preparing a Virtual Reality (VR) building project ahead of next month’s Auck...
1300x830 DeBrief FA2 21 – 25 NOVEMBER
THE HUB, FORTH STREET, DUNEDIN
Treat your senses at this varied and vibrant Design showcase, featuring surprising, clever and insightfu...
1300x830 Collections FA2 Designers: Brittany Rhian, Melissa Coull-Herewini, Abi Barnes
Photography: Jessie Hamilton
Model: Alesha Pyers
FRIDAY 23 NOVEMBER
THE HUB, FORTH S...
Nga Kete 2 The blessing and unveiling of our new sculpture, Ngā Kete, was held on Monday 15 October.
View the photo gallery on Facebook. 
Watch a video from the ev...
1300x830 Natural Resources SATURDAY 24 NOVEMBER
9.00AM – 1.00PM
L BLOCK, 100 ANZAC AVENUE, DUNEDIN

A range of interactive events for people with green fingers, those who wi...
1300x830 Charity House Auction:
SATURDAY 24 NOVEMBER, 12.00PM
L BLOCK, ANZAC AVENUE, DUNEDIN

Our highly-capable Carpentry students have built a four-bedroom house to be...
1300x830 IT FRIDAY 23 NOVEMBER
5.30PM – 8.00PM
2ND FLOOR, D BLOCK, HARBOUR TERRACE, DUNEDIN

Discover the many wide-ranging industry projects our students hav...
DES event Collections2017 153 We are pleased to announce our call for papers and proposals for the next special Fashion issue of Scope (Art and Design) to be published in November 2019. Refl...
SajithCropped Graduate Sajith Abeysingha has found the perfect job with the help of OPAIC’s Corporate Relations Team.
Sajith has a bachelor’s degree in Civil Engineeri...
Congratulations to Tatyanna Meharry, Dunedin School of Art Alumni and Ceramics Diploma tutor.*
 
WAR sTOrY by Natasha English and Tatyanna Meharry (Chris...
SIT IMG 0377 Join us in Invercargill for this year's joint annual research symposium for Otago Polytechnic and the Southern Institute of Technology.
MONDAY 26 NOVEMBER 20...
HOS profile PenelopeBaldwin 001 Otago Polytechnic Culinary Arts graduate Penelope Baldwin is continuing her quest to educate others about the benefits of bitter flavours.Penelope, who graduate...
MHAW workplace poster FA Let nature in, strengthen your wellbeing – Mā te taiao kia whakapakari tōu oranga!WWW.MHAW.CO.NZ
 
(Link to Mental Health Foundation, most of the ide...
Chaos and Order6 Otago Polytechnic has claimed multiple medals at the Designers Institute of New Zealand Best Design Awards 2018.Bachelor of Design (Product) graduate Tania Ture...
CORP accommodation StudentVillageBlessing 19 Te Pā Tauira – Otago Polytechnic Student Village has won a NZ Wood-Resene Timber Design Award.Te Pā Tauira, the first five-storey, all-timber building to be...
Kaki 2 1 The Wildlife Hospital Dunedin has admitted a rare kakī. The young adult bird has severe foot injuries, which require treatment with antibiotics and painkille...
MID gen MidwiferyClass 025 As part of our 'Make it Yours' enrolment campaign, we're getting great media coverage about our great programmes. The below article is currently featured on the...
COT staff AlexHuffadine 001 ODT talks to Alex Huffadine about education and development at Central Campus. Read the article ...
DES profile GeorgiaFerguson 002 Otago Polytechnic student Georgia Ferguson is preparing to leave Dunedin for a nine-month study exchange in Vienna, where she will work on her Master of Design...
Maori language week v1 Otago Polytechnic staff are embracing the opportunity to hone their Māori language development as part of Te Wiki o te Reo Māori - Māori Language Week.More t...
CORP event AlumniCelebration2016 074 Anna Ross3 Otago Polytechnic Fashion graduate Anna Ross has teamed up with global giant Disney, creating a range of nail polishes to celebrate Mickey Mouse’s 90th birthd...
CORP campus CampusAerial 13 If you missed the staff forum about our campus development plans, you can watch the video below. 
There were a few technical glitches during the forum...
Vanuatu brothers 0029 Dunedin brothers Cameron and Conrad Sinclair are set to roll up their sleeves and get stuck into a range of infrastructure projects on a remote Vanuatu island.T...
Mikayla Simpson2 Otago Polytechnic student Mikayla Simpson has been accepted into the Future Deer Farmers Experience being hosted by Deer Industry New Zealand.Mikayla, who is st...
Maori language week Phrase of the day 05 Kia ora whanau, and welcome to Te Wiki o Te Reo Māori - Māori Language Week! 
To celebrate, we're sharing a rerenga korero mō te rā (phrase of the day)...
Fotolia 178356606 XL2 Otago Polytechnic Occupational Therapy students are rolling out a vision screening pilot programme at Kaikorai Valley College next week.The collaboration betwee...
NUR gen VRNursingTechnology 015 Otago Polytechnic’s School of Nursing has entered the head-turning field of augmented reality.Otago Polytechnic is working with international company Pearson,...
Chocolate and Ginger Third year Bachelor of Culinary Arts learners Sachien Budhia and Georgia Rhodes A pair of Otago Polytechnic students have designed a donut inspired by pop superstar Pink’s concert in Dunedin this weekend.Described as an extravagant “fre...
DES Event iDFW2018 DYLANMCCUTCHEON PEAT008 Iconic experience iD Dunedin Fashion Week is joining forces with the city’s ornate Regent Theatre to create a stunning environment for its 2019 shows.As iD p...
Learning and Teaching Development MT This module is part of the Moodle Training Suite | Creator Series. The Creator Series is designed to provide guidance on how to build a course, administ...
Tom and beer Feb 2015 opt Over the next few weeks we'll introduce you to some of the key players from our new Rough Rock Brewery. First up is Tom Jones, Brewery Operations Manager (Commi...
Milk Punakaiki Productions Photo by Bruce Hunt Otago Polytechnic staff members and a graduate have been involved in the production of a short film, Milk.Stefan Roesch, who works as an Analyst in Otago Polyt...
Celebrate Design Courtney entry A brochure about learning to swim has earned Columba College year-13 student Courtney Parks the top prize in Otago Polytechnic’s Celebrate Design Secondary Sc...
IT profile HeatherMcDonald 002 Otago Polytechnic has awarded its 2018 “Women in I.T.” scholarship to Heather McDonald.Heather, who is in her second year of studying for a Bachelor of Info...
ABE profile HanrideBruin 002 Otago Polytechnic Engineering student Hanri de Bruin has just returned from a “truly amazing” international experience in Austria.Hanri, who is in her secon...
Fotolia 72349454 XL Otago Polytechnic Occupational Therapy students are hosting two eye health events on Friday 24 August to help prepare for the Save Sight Symposium in early Sep...
Hospitality Kayla Green and Cassandra Hislop A team from Otago Polytechnic’s Central Campus has won silver medals in both the Kitchen and Front of House sections of the prestigious annual Nestlé Toque d...
Capture earring 1 Otago Polytechnic fashion student Alesha Pyers is on a head-turning mission — to raise awareness of mental health issues through her funky jewellery designs.A...
DES event Fuse 003 Otago Polytechnic Bachelor of Design students will showcase a range of innovative projects next week.Appropriately titled “Fuse”, the exhibition at the Hu...
Photo credit: Vanessa Rushton Otago Polytechnic lecturer Jade Morgan has earned a highly commended citation at the Arts Access Corrections Maui Tikitiki a Taranga Awards 2018.Jade received t...
argentinian flag large Three Otago Polytechnic students have been selected in the latest round of Prime Minister’s Scholarships for Latin America.Sammy Crawford, Joshua Taylor and J...
CORP campus CampusStudents2016 18 Otago Polytechnic has won a prestigious organisational excellence award — the Baldrige-affiliated Performance Excellence Study Award (PESA).
Otago Polytech...
Sonny Bill Williams 2013 1 opt Sonny Bill Williams has a new goal – to graduate with a Bachelor’s Degree from Otago Polytechnic while continuing his illustrious sporting career.No strange...
trades bldg 230x210 The roof is on, the students are on their way. Read full article...
Brennan Honour best Otago Polytechnic Sports Turf learner Brennan Honour has been selected to attend the World Federation of Colleges and Polytechnics 2018 World Congress Young Lea...
Sophie Stevens design1 In her first year of Fashion Design at Otago Polytechnic, Sophie Stevens is once again busily preparing for the Hokonui Fashion Design Awards, to be held in Go...
CORP campus CampusStudents2018 006 Local businesses are being encouraged to take on tertiary students for internships over the 2018-2019 summer break.The Enterprise Dunedin business internship p...
ABE gen Carpentry 27 The $1.4 billion new Dunedin hospital project will require trade training for hundreds of Dunedin people so they can help build the facility.Local Advisory Grou...
IMG 6758 adjusted "Before this course, my avalanche knowledge was don't get caught in one, cause you can die," says Winter Olympian Jossi Wells, who is among a group of snowspo...
FOYDAT Following many weeks of intensive training, the Football Otago Youth Development Academy Trust (FOYDAT) under-17 team left Dunedin for Northern Ireland at the w...
Marion Wassenaar Untitled Dunedin artist Marion Wassenaar has won the Estuary Art and Ecology Prize 2018.The only contemporary art prize in New Zealand with ecology at its core, the comp...
CORP event ScienceinActionDay2018 028 Talking robots, drones tasked with sports analysis, paper rockets, computer game coding, interactive architectural, engineering and product design displays and...
ken silburn 1 Renowned science educator and communicator Ken Silburn will share his passion and expertise at Otago Polytechnic’s Science in Action Day on Tuesday 10 July.P...
IMG 6758 A posse of snowsport stars are gaining expert insights into avalanche risk management through Otago Polytechnic.Winter Olympians Jossi Wells, Miguel Porteous...
ABE event CharityHouse2015 004 United Way, Otago Polytechnic and the Dunedin City Council celebrated community spirit with a grants award ceremony at Otago Polytechnic on Thursday 5 July.Dune...
ABE profile HanrideBruin 004 Hanri de Bruin is preparing for what she describes as a “once-in-a-lifetime” opportunity.The second-year Otago Polytechnic Bachelor of Engineering Technolog...
Chills students 0005 A group of Otago Polytechnic Communication Design students have been tuning into the kaleidoscopic world of Dunedin band The Chills in recent weeks. Six third-...
Property Council NZ 2018 Awards2 Te Pā Tauira — Otago Polytechnic Student Village has won a 2018 Property Council New Zealand Excellence Award.The project claimed the Excellence prize in the...
948x393 alumni and friends 02 15x2 Distinguished Alumni Awards 2018
Otago Polytechnic’s 2018 Distinguished Alumni are notable for their contribution to society. Sixteen former students were...
DES Event iDFW2018 DYLANMCCUTCHEON PEAT013 Dylan McCutcheon-Peat has been turning a few heads in London this week, his innovative fashion collection subverting more traditional notions of masculinity.The...
Phil Ker and Lance OSullivan sign MOU Otago Polytechnic signed a Memorandum of Understanding with Lance O’Sullivan’s Navilluso Medical Ltd this week, strengthening the ties between two innovativ...
Raro dogs 1 Holly Kendrick has no plans to pack lightly for her forthcoming trip to Rarotonga.The Otago Polytechnic School of Veterinary Nursing lecturer heads to the bigge...
Anna Higgins2 Anna Higgins’ decision to continue her studies at Otago Polytechnic just got a big boost.Having completed a Graduate Diploma in Applied Science (Performance A...
DES Event iDFW2018 DYLANMCCUTCHEON PEAT014 Otago Polytechnic Fashion Design graduate Dylan McCutcheon-Peat is packing his bags — along with a whole bunch of clothes, of course — and heading to the p...
CORP accommodation StudentVillageBlessing 18 Te Pā Tauira – Otago Polytechnic Student Village will be officially opened by the Hon Dr David Clark on Friday 1 June at 2pm. The Minister of Health and MP...
NUR gen Nursingclass 067 Following confirmation a University of Otago student contracted meningococcal disease and was hospitalised in a serious condition the weekend of 19-20 May, Publ...
News image Blessing 230x210 The first stage of site works for the new Central Campus development at the Bannockburn Road site, was blessed in the weekend.  Francie Diver of Alexandra perf...
HOS profile DylanMalcolm 3 Otago Polytechnic learner Dylan Malcolm is relishing the opportunity to soak up others’ ideas and energy at the Global Forum on Entrepreneurship and Innovatio...
CORP event AlumniAwards2018 DerekForbes 002 Otago Polytechnic’s 2018 Distinguished Alumni Awards, held last week, marked a coming together of people with a passion.
The 16-strong list of nominees ran...
Information Day 1 Tuesday, 4 December   \   9.30am to 1.00pm   \  The Hub, F Block, Forth Street
Do you want help exploring your career options?No matter what stage...
CORP 50th HubOpening 6 In the second half of 2018 we are holding a series of seminars aimed at discussion and dissemination of research-informed education practice.  
26 JUNE 201...
Learning and Teaching Development CAB This module is part of the Moodle Training Suite | Creator Series. The Creator Series is designed to provide guidance on how to build a course, administer a...
Learning and Teaching Development COER This module is part of the Moodle Training Suite | Start Up Series. The Start Up Series is designed to give you a foundational knowledge of Moodle before...
AYA phone prototype RGB Otago Polytechnic learners have been working with the Southern DHB develop a prototype app aimed at helping adolescents and young adults who are living with can...
Forsyth Barr Otago Polytechnic and Dunedin Venues Management Limited have signed a Memorandum of Understanding that will provide Otago learners with important, real-world wo...
CORP staff GenericStaff 112 At Otago Polytechnic we have an online Student Hub filled with resources for our learners. We have a similar space called Tūhono for our staff. From midday Mon...
CORP WLH 10kDonation 001 Otago Polytechnic continues its strong support for the Wildlife Hospital, donating $10,000 to the Dunedin facility yesterday.The donation is timely, too. Saturd...
NUR gen NursingClass 009 Otago Polytechnic’s latest Graduate Destination Survey has found that 96% of our graduates are either employed or undertaking further study.
For Otago Poly...
CORP accommodation StudentVillageBlessing 020 It might be brand-new, but Te Pā Tauira-Otago Polytechnic Student Village has connections that reach back through generations.The names for each level of Te P...
IMG 4324 Keen to get stuck in and help the Wildlife Hospital? Want to know more?Come along to Orientation Week, when the Wildlife Hospital Students’ Association (WHSA)...
1300x830 Fees free The introduction of the Government’s Fees Free tertiary policy in 2018 is an exciting prospect for students as well as Otago Polytechnic, says Chief Executive...
IMG 6282 x As part of a joint collaboration to showcase Riversun Nursery’s Pinot Noir varieties, this week Otago Polytechnic Viticulture students are planting 240 Pinot...
Fotolia 105404175 L Otago Polytechnic Central Campus in Cromwell is planning a new programme in brewing beer.Marketing Manager, Melanie Kees, says the new qualification would begin...
A gastronomic tour of Europe will give three staff from Otago Polytechnic inspiration from some of the world's best chefs.Associate Prof Richard Mitchell, Tony...