About us

Who we are, how we are organised, what we do and why

About us

The Open Polytechnic is New Zealand's leading distance learning provider.

Our focus as an educational institution is on student success. Each year over 34,000 mainly adult students enrol with us to gain the skills they need to help them progress in their current career or change to a new one.

News

Find out the latest news from Open Polytechnic.

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Work with us

If you like to get to the end of the day knowing you have made a difference in the world we’ve got just the job.
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Corporate publications

Here you can find the Open Polytechnic's main corporate publications. Please note that these were correct at time of print but staff positions may have changed.

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Disclaimer, copyright and privacy statement

The Open Polytechnic takes all reasonable care to ensure that the information on this website is accurate and up-to-date.
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Who we are

Open Polytechnic is government-owned and funded, delivering courses throughout New Zealand and internationally.
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Faculty and schools

Teaching is carried out by the following eight specialist schools integrated within a single Faculty led by Executive Director Mark Nichols.
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Academic research

Research is an integral and vital part of the teaching and learning provided by Open Polytechnic.
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Media contact

Leanne RateCommunications Manager
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