Study support and resources

  • How we'll support your studies

    Studying by distance learning doesn't mean you'll be on your own. We’ll be with you every step of the way to support, mentor and assist you with your studies and study planning.

  • Online tools and resources

    With Open Polytechnic you can study online, where you want and when you want, and create a distance learning experience to suit your lifestyle. 

  • Our library

    Our online library is available 24/7 and is free, convenient and easy to use. As well as a distance lending service, with free and fast delivery, you can access resources online, including guides on how to look for information and information on study techniques. 

  • Māori student support

    At Open Polytechnic, our students are the most important thing. We have a range of study support services to help our Māori students succeed and ensure you are not alone in your study journey

  • Pasifika student support

    It’s natural to feel excitement, as well as a niggle of anxiety when you make the decision to study. We want you to know that support is at hand, whatever stage you are in your study journey

  • Support for students with disabilities

    Distance learning offers flexibility that can be ideal if you have a disability, health condition, mental illness, or specific learning needs.