Otago Polytechnic

Important dates 2019/2020


2019/2020 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

22 July - 27 September 2019

Semester two (term three)

30 September - 11 October 2019

Semester break/holiday

14 October - 22 November 2019

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

14 October - 29 November 2019

Semester two (term four) - all certificate programmes

17 February - 9 April 2020

Semester one (term one)

10 April - 27 April 2020

Semester break/holiday

28 April - 26 June 2020

Semester one (term two)

27 June - 19 July 2020

Semester break/holiday

20 July - 25 September 2020

Semester two (term three)

26 September - 11 October 2020

Semester break/holiday

12 October - 20 November 2020

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

12 October - 27 November 2020

Semester two (term four) - all certificate programmes


2019/2020 Graduation dates

Date  Event

13 December 2019

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

13 March 2020

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

11 December 2020

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


2019/2020 Public Holidays and Anniversary Days
Date Event Location affected

28 October 2019

Labour Day

All campuses closed

20 December 2019

Otago Polytechnic closes for the Christmas break

All campuses closed

6 January 2020

Otago Polytechnic reopens after the Christmas break

All campuses re-open

27 January 2020

Auckland Anniversary Day observed

Auckland International Campus closed

6 February 2020

Waitangi Day observed

All campuses closed 

23 March 2020

Otago Anniversary Day observed

Dunedin & Central Otago campuses closed

10 April 2020

Good Friday 

All campuses closed

13 - 14 April 2020

Easter

All campuses closed 

27 April 2020

ANZAC Day observed

All campuses closed 

1 June 2020

Queen's Birthday observed

All campuses closed 

26 October 2020

Labour Day

All campuses closed 

24 December 2020

Otago Polytechnic closes for the Christmas break

All campuses closed

5 January 2021

Otago Polytechnic reopens after the Christmas break

All campuses re-open