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Otago Polytechnic leads the way

Media release – Otago Polytechnic

For immediate release, October 27 2016

Otago Polytechnic leads the way

Otago Polytechnic is leading the country with the percentage of students who successfully complete their studies.

A report, released by The Tertiary Education Commission, compares 18 of New Zealand’s Institutes of Technology and Polytechnics for 2015.

It found that Otago Polytechnic leads in the percentage of students successfully completing qualifications (90%) and courses (84%).

The Polytechnic is second in the country for Students Retained in Study (76%) and fourth for Student Progression to Higher Level Study (44%).

Phil Ker, Otago Polytechnic Chief Executive, is delighted the Polytechnic is doing so well. “Our vision is to be recognised nationally and internationally as New Zealand’s leading polytechnic. We work extremely hard to improve year on year, and provide our learners with the very best opportunity to succeed in their study and secure employment.”

The Otago Polytechnic Annual Report 2015 revealed that 98% of its graduates are in work or further study.

Please find The Performance of Tertiary Education Organisations attached.



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