Otago Polytechnic
Bodies in Time Final Poster j v4 July 22 - 26, DUNEDIN SCHOOL OF ART GALLERY, P BLOCK, RIEGO STREET (OFF ALBANY ST) David Green Bodies in Time EXHIBITION DATES: July 22 - 26, 2019EXHIBITION O...
Crop2 v2 Recent graduate Fabianna Cinelli got great work experience interning at a top hotel chain in Auckland, during her time at OPAIC. Now she’s moved to Wellington...
Hymie Information Technology lecturer Dr Suhaimi (Hymie) Latif brought his cultural background into his Graduate Diploma in Tertiary Education, which he recently comp...
OPAIC19260 cropped Principal lecturer Dr Indrapriya (Indra) Kularatne undertook the Graduate Diploma in Tertiary Education to gain theoretical and practical knowledge in the field...
Don All of our teaching staff are experts in their fields, with academic and industry experience. Recently, many have been working to upskill themselves by completi...
CroppedImage555425 Eric Cornell3G 1 Hi Res edited v2 Fourteen billion years on, what can we learn about the original imperfection? “Behold, we were shapen in asymmetry; and in imperfection did the universe conc...
Default Tuhono Image Flower Student Health is closed for appointments on the following days: Thursday 11th July Friday 12th July Thursday 18th July Friday 19th July   For any health advic...
Jane 003 You are warmly invited to join us at our upcoming professorial event:Title: Laughing Matter: Critiquing popular culture through the materiality of absurd obj...
Tuhono Legends Long Lunch 2019 Join us for an unforgettable long lunch with inspirational New Zealander of the Year, Mike King ONZM.When: 1.30pm, Friday 29 November, 2019Where: The Hub, Otag...
Otago Brew School Beer Tap Labels While the OP brewery located at Central campus isn’t new to OP staff, the name Otago Brew School will be! We are super excited to share this new name, as it r...
Waste Jam new Dunedin’s very first “Waste Jam” has been hailed a success.Fifty Dunedin locals spent their weekend at Startup Dunedin’s inaugural Waste Jam, a 48-hour...
Open sign Otago Polytechnic and Ara Institute of Canterbury have launched a national Centre for Open Education Practice to promote, research, and develop open educational...
Breastfeeding myllissa 16 Jun 2008 CC BY SA 3.0 The School of Midwifery invites you to join the next Research & Innovation Seminar: Presenter: Sally Baddock, Professor, School of Midwifery Topic: What are th...
ART profile ShelleyMcConaughy 007 Dunedin’s very first “Waste Jam” will be held this weekend at Otago Polytechnic.About 60 people will attend the two-day event at Otago Polytechnic’s Hu...
INT event YoungGeniusChefWinners 007 cropped We invite submissions for presentations at the 7th Sino NZ Vocational Education and Training Model Symposium at Qingdao Technical College, China 14-15 October...
ART profile MadisonKelly 019 CONGRATULATIONS to Dunedin School of Art staff students and graduates who are well represented with finalists in Parkin Drawing Prize, New Zealand’s premier a...
44164286401 705b91a0c9 z The latest issue of "Resilient" in the Otago Daily Times features an article about print maker Lynn Taylor. Lynn Taylor frequently works with other artists in c...
4-26 JULY, THE HUB, OTAGO POLYTECHNIC, FORTH STREET, DUNEDIN   Hōpua Whakaata Art Collection will celebrate the artistic success of tauira (students) at Te Ku...
IMG 2230 How might we benefit from analysis of large volumes of data?We live now in an age of continuous connection and interaction. As our society increasingly uses dig...
pic Chile mar15 MONDAY 22 JULY, 10AM-12PM, P152, DUNEDIN SCHOOL OF ART, REIGO ST, DUNEDIN. Liminaria / The Manifesto of Rural Futurism This lecture will examine and introduce t...
ABE event JellyTower2016 020 Want a career in engineering? ... Come along to our Careers in Engineering Technology expo!  With our region about to embark on one of its biggest building boo...
IMG 2238 Some of the best work coming out of Otago Polytechnic Auckland International Campus was on display on Friday night. Showcase 2019 brought students, staff and in...
2 v4 Students had the chance to explore volunteering opportunities in New Zealand at our mini-expo today. They heard from the Auckland City Mission, Girl Guiding New...
ABE profile ConorLawrence 003 Conor Lawrence’s electrical engineering project is small in scale, but its potential spin-offs have earned the Otago Polytechnic learner an invitation to an i...
DSC 0626 How can time-sensitive data be processed most efficiently? It is expected that data processing will increasingly occur in the cloud, but sending large volumes...
IT event Showcase2015 031 Otago Polytechnic will become “tech heaven” for around 40 secondary schoolgirls from Dunedin and South Otago as part of the annual ShadowTech day on Tuesday...
MID profile RosieNaylor 002 Want to work as a healthcare professional?Find out how at our Careers in Healthcare expo!Find out about our programmes in: Nursing Midwifery Occupational Therap...
DES profile DavidMacdonald 001 Otago Polytechnic Design learner David Macdonald has won the Student Comic Category at the Chroma Art Awards 2019, a national competition for graphic artists he...
Jasmine Togo Brisby NEW Otago Polytechnic Dunedin School of Art 2019 Tautai Artist in Residence Jasmine Togo-Brisby this week celebrated the opening of an exhibition that examines the...
ABE gen HeavyAutomotiveEngineering 002 Fans of big rigs rejoice! Otago Polytechnic is opening a new avenue in its automotive programmes next month – a New Zealand Certificate in Heavy Automotive E...
CORP other HockeyScholarshop 001 v2 Otago Polytechnic and Otago Hockey have announced a sponsorship and scholarship agreement that supports students’ academic and sporting aspirations, while als...
CORP other ButterflyProject 004 We are pleased to announce the joint publication of the 2019 ITP Research Symposium Proceedings. The symposium was co-hosted by Eastern Institute of Technolog...
IMG 1829 We had the pleasure of hosting more than 80 Chinese onshore agents at our campus yesterday. Our agent partners help our international students to select their...
CORP event AlumniAwards2019PhotographerHayleyWalmsley 001 A broad range of passionate graduates were recognised at Otago Polytechnic’s 2019 Distinguished Alumni Awards.The awards ceremony, held at Manaaki on Friday 1...
CORP Campus RainbowFlag006 Otago Polytechnic has won the Simpson Grierson Impact Award at the inaugural Rainbow Excellence Awards.We were also finalists in a range of categories at the aw...
Crop v2 Postgraduate student Gertrude Appiagyei is enjoying the peaceful lifestyle here in New Zealand. Gertrude came from Ghana, a country of 28 million people, to New...
IMG 1755 Today we took part in Pink Shirt Day to show our commitment to creating a positive, welcoming and inclusive environment. Thanks to all the students and staff wh...
IT event Showcase2017 005 From Minecraft coding secrets to multiplayer gaming, edgy design solutions and innovation approaches to education, Dunedin Techweek offers a mixture of hands-on...
Hayley Lotter Otago Polytechnic Bachelor of Nursing graduate Hayley Lotter is one of only 30 nurses worldwide to be selected to attend the World Health Organisation’s Assem...
ABE gen Automotive 055 An unprecedented number of women are enrolled in automotive and mechanical engineering programmes at Otago Polytechnic this year.Seven women are enrolled in our...
CORP event TertiaryOpenDay2019 022 v2 From free massage to hair styling, architecture and design stalls to tours of the Dunedin School of Art, Otago Polytechnic’s Tertiary Open Day offered somethi...
Karan Karan Kikani gained valuable web development experience during his time at OPAIC, which he now uses in his job with Envision Creative. Karan is from Surat, Guja...
Scope Rural We are calling for papers for Scope: Contemporary Research Topics (Health & Wellbeing) 4 on the theme Rural. This issue will provide the opportunity for autho...
Fotolia 182923787 XL Otago Polytechnic’s ground-breaking Brewing programme was the focus of a One News piece this week.The One News crew spoke to Brewing Operations Manager Ben Mi...
SUS profile EdenCafe 002 We are calling for papers for the open access peer-reviewed journal Scope: Contemporary Research Topics (Learning and Teaching) 8 - Sustainable Practice. The se...
IMG 1282 v2 Students from all over the globe graduated at our ceremony in Auckland yesterday. A total of 225 graduates crossed the stage including those who completed their...
CORP campus Abstract 006 Otago Polytechnic continues to grow its research base, the latest round of Performance Based Research Funding reflecting the ITP’s commitment to a well-rounde...
CORP event AlumniAwards2018 DerekForbes 001 DJ Forbes is no stranger to either challenges or success. Yet the New Zealand Rugby Sevens star rates graduating with a Masters from Otago Polytechnic this week...
1920x1080 MILK screening 14 May We are pleased to invite staff and students to an exclusive screening of Dunedin’s newest short film, Milk. Milk is set in 1945 Dunedin. On a lonely coastal f...
PARADE CEREMONY LOW RES FREE DOWNLOAD117 We will livestream our graduation on Wednesday 1 May, allowing families back home to watch their loved ones cross the stage. The stream will be available at htt...
IMG 0875 OPAIC welcomed the children of its staff onto campus again these school holidays. We had 37 kids aged five to 17 attending yesterday’s Kids on Campus event....
ART profile AarthieeKushwaha 002 Otago Polytechnic Dunedin School of Art graduate Arati Kushwaha has been accepted as the 2019 Artist in Residence with KulturKontakt Austria.Arati beat 800 inte...
IMG 0726 Our Implementing Sustainable Practice students were out in Aotea Square today, sharing their messages about environmental issues. Students in the class got int...
2 v3 Graduate Gayathri Guruge says she built connections inside and outside the classroom during her time at OPAIC. Gayathri comes from a finance background. She com...
IT event Showcase2016 018 Education Minister Chris Hipkins’ proposed reforms of Vocational Education provide a great opportunity to expand an already empowering global online education...
DyBeXRfVsAEnfZm v2 We need your help. Otago Polytechnic is rightly proud of our innovative culture.  We value our ability to try new things - from something quite small to new qu...
IMG 0211 We held a Celebration of Diversity on campus today to raise money for victims of the Christchurch terror attacks. We have students and staff from dozens of diff...
DSC 4733 We are seeking abstracts for 15 minute oral presentations of research undertaken by Southern Institute of Technology or Otago Polytechnic staff on any topic tha...
Muslim support 1 Hundreds of Otago Polytechnic students, staff and whānau joined in a circle of peace outside Dunedin’s Al Huda Mosque on Friday 22 March, a week after the ho...
DSC 9379 Hear business student Aishwarya Singh speak about what it was like to travel to a new country and begin studying at OPAIC over on our YouTube channel. ...
This one Business student Samuel Alonso came to New Zealand for some valuable experience in an international environment. Sam was born in Venezuela, but his family is Sp...
DES Profile RosetteHailes Paku 006 This is the story of a girl who just wanted pink hair. Or to be precise, this is a story about the woman behind the story of a girl who just wanted pink hair.Ot...
CORP staff GenericStaff 062 We are very pleased to announce that our Learner Capability research project has been awarded funding from Ako Aotearoa for 2019/20. This grant will enable us t...
DES profile PhoebeLee 014 Doodling, dexterity and discipline inform the work of Otago Polytechnic Fashion Design graduate Phoebe Lee, one of more than 30 talented designers selected for...
Graduation Polaroid March 2019 13 Almost 1000 people graduated from Otago Polytechnic today, Friday 8 March.More than 370 people attended the 3pm graduation ceremony at the Dunedin Town Hall, w...
ANEC 2019 waka "Navigating the future of nursing through education and practice" Tena Koutou On behalf of the Organising Committee it is my pleasure to encourage you to atten...
Abzal Abzal Ongarbaev made his childhood dream a reality when he came to New Zealand from Kazakhstan to study. He completed a Bachelor in Computing and Software Devel...
NHNZ Wildlife Hosp series Award-winning company Natural History New Zealand is set to produce a television series focusing on all the great work that goes on at the Wildlife Hospital Dun...
Graduation Polaroid December 2018 037 A record 740 people are graduating in person from Otago Polytechnic today.More than 320 graduands took the stage for the first of two graduation ceremonies at...
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 progr...
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).Er...
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 event. C...
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...
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, but i...
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) ev...
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...
OT Info Evening Do you want to make a difference in people’s lives? Do you see yourself working in a community career where people come first? Do you want to know more before...
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...
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...