Every year, Otago Polytechnic is pleased to welcome students from all around the world to our campuses in Dunedin, Central Otago and Auckland.
Here you can learn by doing as you study programmes from undergraduate certificates, diplomas and degrees, through to postgraduate masters’ degrees. Prepare for a career, improve your English and enjoy the fun and safe New Zealand lifestyle.
The quality of our programmes, and the work-readiness of our graduates, is recognised far and wide, making us one of New Zealand's best and most preferred tertiary organisations. The proof is in this year's statistics, just released by the Tertiary Education Commission which ranked us:
- Top in New Zealand polytechnic sector for qualification completions (2011, 2012)
- Top equal in New Zealand polytechnic sector for course completions (2012).
With our small classes and friendly student support, studying at Otago Polytechnic will be some of the best times of your life!
Each year, many thousands of students come to New Zealand to study. This is because we are an exciting, contemporary country with a highly-regarded education system. Our cities are modern and technologically-connected with good travel links to the rest of the world. Renowned for our great lifestyle, our students can enjoy relatively inexpensive accommodation, entertainment and other living costs in comparison to other countries.
With a population of four million people, New Zealand is one of the least crowded countries in the world. We offer convenience, opportunities and excitement, while remaining friendly, peaceful and safe.
You can enjoy outdoor pursuits like bungy-jumping, kayaking, surfing, skiing and hiking, and have access to the arts, cultural pursuits and modern technology - it’s all right on your doorstep! Enjoy your studies at Otago Polytechnic and experience a great lifestyle!
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International quick guides
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