Otago Polytechnic

Important dates 2019


2019 Term/semester dates  

Some programmes may have slightly different start/end dates from what is shown below. Please check the online information sheet for the dates of your specific programme of study or email info@op.ac.nz if you have any questions.  

 

Date Event

18 February - 12 April

Semester one (term one)

15 April - 26 April

Semester break/holiday

29 April - 28 June

Semester one (term two)

1 July - 19 July

Semester break/holiday

22 July - 27 September

Semester two (term three)

30 September - 11 October

Semester break/holiday

14 October - 22 November

Semester two (term four) - all degree/diploma programmes

14 October - 29 November

Semester two (term four) - all certificate programmes


2019 Graduation dates

Date  Event

8 March 

Dunedin, Central Otago and Capable NZ (held in Dunedin Town Hall)

15 & 20 March

WINTEC Occupational Therapy (held at two locations in Hamilton)

1 May

Auckland and Capable NZ graduation (held at a location in Auckland)

13 December

Dunedin, Central Otago and Capable NZ (held in Dunedin Town Hall)


2019 Public Holidays and Anniversary Days
Date Event Location affected

1 January

New Year's Day

All campuses closed

3 January

Otago Polytechnic reopens after Christmas break

All campuses

28 January

Auckland Anniversary Day 

Auckland Campus closed

6 February

Waitangi Day observed

All campuses closed

25 March

Otago Anniversary Day observed

Dunedin & Central Otago campuses closed

19 April 

Good Friday

All campuses closed

22 April 

Easter Monday 

All campuses closed 

23 April 

Easter Tuesday

All campuses closed

25 April 

ANZAC Day

All campuses closed 

3 June

Queen's Birthday observed

All campuses closed

28 October

Labour Day

All campuses closed

20 December

Otago Polytechnic closes for the Christmas break

All campuses closed

25 December

Christmas Day

All campuses closed

26 December

Boxing Day

All campuses closed 

6 January, 2020

Otago Polytechnic reopens after the Christmas break

All campuses re-open