Welcome to Student Support

All the tools, skills and services you'll need to succeed in your studies.

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Student Success

Need support on your journey to study success? Finding it difficult to juggle study and life? Need to talk to someone? The Student Success team are your free one-stop-shop to help you get the most out of your time at Otago Polytechnic.

Robertson Library

The Robertson Library contains a wealth of resources ready for you to tap into for your studies. Find out what's available at the Library, where to find it, and how to get help if you need it.

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International Student Advisors

The International Student Advisors are dedicated to assisting international students to settle into Dunedin and work to ensure that you get personalised support while you are studying.

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Te Punaka Ōwheo

Te Punaka Ōwheo has a friendly community of support staff for Māori. These staff offer academic, cultural and social support and can assist with a range of individual matters.

Learning support

Help is always at hand if you reach out for it. Online resources and a friendly Student Success team are available to support you in becoming a successful, independent learner.

Study guides

Student Success study guides.

Career Services

Thinking about your next step? Your future is in your hands, but there are arms to help you. Be aware of options as you plan your career pathway.

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2018 Programme Guide

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Health and Wellbeing

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Otago Polytechnic is proud to have been awarded the Rainbow Tick. We welcome and include everyone regardless of gender, gender identity, race, ethnicity, sexual orientation, marital status, age, disability, religious or ethical beliefs or political opinions.


Useful apps

Your mobile devices can be your personal on-call tutor and lifestyle coach if you choose Apps which incorporate learning and daily living.

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