Our learners

Find out more about who our learners at Open Polytechnic are, where they come from and why they decide to study with us.

  • Who are our learners?

    Our learners are spread throughout New Zealand. They are as varied as the population of our beautiful country. A common goal they all share is to improve their knowledge and skills through online and distance learning. 

  • Our Māori learners

    We have over 5,000 Māori learners each year, which makes up 18% of our student population. Feedback from our Māori learners tell us they place a high value on their qualification helping them achieve their career goals. 

  • Our Pasifika learners

    We have nearly 2,000 Pasifika learners enrolled with us each year, making up 6% of our total learner population.