Otago Polytechnic (New Zealand) – is a public higher education organization that provides career-oriented education and training and offers more than 100 programs at various levels. (from certificates to postgraduate programs).
Otago Polytechnic has three campuses: in Dunedin (central campus), Cromwell and Auckland (for international students).
It is a leader in high-quality education with some of the best student achievement and satisfaction results in New Zealand. The polytechnic’s qualifications are recognized worldwide, and students are ready for global career success.
Polytechnic’s programs offer both theoretical and applied learning in small groups. An average teacher-to-student ratio is 1:16, that helps students to be well-supported academically and benefitting from individual time with teaching staff. There are also online and blended delivery options.
The institution maintains effective connections with the industry at all levels of the organisation. It helps to ensure that industry needs are matched, graduates meet industry expectations and programs are up-to-date.
Otago Polytechnic offers education and training to both New Zealand and international students and offers a range of student services (program selection, career advice, learning support, counselling, wellbeing support etc.)
International students are well supported. Newcomers take part in a special orientation program upon their arrival on campus.
All students can apply for different exchange programs with overseas institutions. Otago Polytechnic has strong partnerships with tertiary institutions in North America, South America, Europe and Asia.