Dunedin, New Zealand
Otago Polytechnic, a public New Zealand Tertiary Education Institute, was established 1889 in Dunedin, New Zealand. Otago Polytechnic traces its history back to the Dunedin Technical School which was established in 1889 to provide classes for working people. It began to offer classes in a morning t Read more
Highlights Of Otago Polytechnic
- In 2018, Otago Polytechnic was the first organization in New Zealand to be recognised for organizational excellence with a prestigious Performance Excellence Study Award.
- Otago Polytechnic also offers many International programmes including English language teaching internships, summer school scholarship programmes, winter school scholarship programmes, and partnerships with tertiary institutions in North America, South America, Europe and Asia.
- Otago Polytechnic also offers an education scholarship programs with its sister-city, Shanghai.
- In 2004, Otago Polytechnic signed a MoU with the four Araiteuru Papatipu R?naka, or local M?ori councils: Te R?nanga ? Moeraki, K?ti Huirapa R?naka ki Puketeraki, Te Runanga? ?t?kou, and Hokonui R?nanga.
- In 2015, Otago Polytechnic was awarded the Fair-Trade status in recognition of its commitment to sell only Fair Trade products such as tea, coffee, sugar and chocolate drinks in its cafes and other commercial outlets, and sourcing Fair Trade materials
- Otago Polytechnic is the first polytechnic or institute of technology in New Zealand to receive the Rainbow Tick in 2017, which recognizes employers who offer safe, fair and inclusive workplaces for all staff irrespective of their sexual orientation or gender identity.
- Some of the notable alumni of Otago Polytechnic includes Holly Robinson, Silver Medallist at Paralympics in 2016; Glen Riley, Environmental instructor; Manassah Kutia Rugby League representative in Otago; Hayden Chapman, Assistant analyst at All Blacks and many more
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