The four panelists who opened Dunedin Techweek ’18 last night had wildly different takes on innovation — and the discussion ranged from education to medicine and the legal system.
Past and present Otago Polytechnic students making their mark on the world were honoured last night in Dunedin at the institution’s 2018 Distinguished Alumni Awards.
Otago Polytechnic's enrolments are up by 8.2% this year, but the fees-free scheme did not have the expected effect because of the timing of enrolments, the polytechnic says.
A Dunedin carpentry apprentice has been named the king of a castle-making competition at Otago Polytechnic.
Less than three months after it officially opened, the Otago Polytechnic is already seeking to expand its new $20 million accommodation complex.
A call-up to model at the iD International Emerging Designer Show next month is a first for trans-woman model Charlotte Goodyear, and a first for the show.
Government proposals to reform the polytechnic sector should not come at the cost of high-performing schools such as Otago Polytechnic, its chief executive Phil Ker says.
Otago Polytechnic graduands march along George St yesterday before their 3pm graduation ceremony at the Dunedin Town Hall.
More than 900 people graduated from Otago Polytechnic today in a ceremony at the Dunedin Town Hall.
A Unesco Chair in Open Education Resources, established at Otago Polytechnic in 2013, has been renewed for another four years because of its "good results".
Otago Polytechnic is "not in crisis" but chief executive Phil Ker welcomes moves to scrap the funding system, and suggests more government investment.
Education Minister Chris Hipkins is saying the "status quo is not an option" in the future of the country's polytechnic institutions.
With its comparatively light meals and collective culture, Otago Polytechnic students are getting an experience at the institution’s only hall of residence not previously offered to them.
Otago Polytechnic graduands and their families flood down George St yesterday, on their way to their graduation ceremonies at the Dunedin Town Hall.
Otago Polytechnic graduands paraded along George St ahead of their graduation ceremony at the Dunedin Town Hall today.
Today is a day Kerry Rushton thought would never come.
Dunedin's tertiary precinct could be in for an upgrade of up to $20 million designed to establish the area as a destination rather than a through route.
Crichton Tahana has gone from rags to designing his own riches, after turning his back on a life of crime to graduate with a fashion design degree.
Otago Polytechnic staff were yesterday treated to a sneak peak of what student life might be like when they had a tour of its $20million student accommodation village development.
A response of more than 40,000 signatures to a petition calling for a mental health inquiry has overwhelmed its Dunedin organiser.