Our stories

We’re proud of our staff, students and graduates. Ours is a small campus where everyone is part of the ‘Central’ family.

For more go to a study area page or read more about our staff.

ABE gen Carpentry 026

Ni-Vanuatu building skills

Otago Polytechnic Senior Lecturer in Carpentry, Brian Turner, spent every weekend at the end of last year, teaching local orchard workers from Vanuatu...

Read more

Mel Kees2

Otago Polytechnic Central Campus leading by example

Otago Polytechnic Central Campus Marketing Manager, Melanie Kees, is leading by example, and is hitting the books ... again!Melanie already has a New ...

Read more

CORP event RainbowLights 012

First polytechnic with Rainbow Tick

Otago Polytechnic is gearing up to celebrate its Rainbow Tick.It is the first Institute of Technology and Polytechnic (ITP) in New Zealand and one of ...

Read more

OSTC 2017

Otago Polytechnic welcomes 2017 Otago Secondary Tertiary Students

Otago Polytechnic’s Central and Dunedin campuses are welcoming over 120 new students to the Otago Secondary Tertiary College.  Previously known as the...

Read more