Studying by distance learning doesn't mean you'll be on your own. We’ll be with you every step of the way to help you with your studies and study planning.
How we'll support your studies
Te hanga o tā mātou taunaki i tō huarahi ki te ako
Online tools and resources
Ngā utauta me ngā rauemi ā-ipurangi
With Open Polytechnic you can study online, where you want and when you want, and create a distance learning experience to suit your lifestyle.
Supporting Māori learner success
Te tautoko i te angitū o ngā ākonga Māori
At Kuratini Tuwhera, our ākonga are the most important thing. We offer a range of services and solutions to help you succeed in your study journey.
Pasifika learner support
Noa'ia, Mauri, Ni Sa Bula Vinaka, Fakaalofa lahi atu, Tālofa, Kia orana, Mālō e lelei, Mālō nī, Talofa lava, Tēnā koutou katoa and warm Pacific greetings to you all.
Disability and Access Services
Disability and Access Services are here to support learners who identify as having a disability, chronic medical condition or neurodiversity. If you need assistance to access your online course or engage in learning they are here to help.
Tō mātou whare pukapuka
Our online library is available 24/7 and is free, convenient and easy to use. As well as a distance lending service, you can access resources online, including guides on how to look for information and information on study techniques.
Access to local campus services
As an Open Polytechnic learner you can access campus facilities and learner support at some regional polytechnics. Take a look to see what services and facilities are available.