Otago Polytechnic

2019 Orientation for new students

Life as a new student is exciting but can also feel overwhelming. Our Orientation programme and activities are here to ease you into your new adventure; we’re here to help you with anything you need.







Otago Polytechnic Students’ Association

OPSA promotes and supplies services, facilities and amenities for students and also represents your views and concerns.

Support services

At Otago Polytechnic we have a broad range of support services that are here to help you through any issues that might arise, and make sure your time here is rewarding and fun.

Important dates

Semester dates, public holidays and anniversary days, and graduation dates. Please remember to check your programme start date as these can vary.

International student arrival guide

Plan, pack and prepare for life in NZ! Take part in a three-day orientation when you arrive to help you meet new people and get settled in.