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Important dates


To graduate either in person or in absentia at one of the ceremonies listed below, you must register via the Student Hub. 

The venue for all Otago Polytechnic Graduation Ceremonies is the Dunedin Town Hall.

Friday 17 December 2021 - Postponed

The December 2021 graduation ceremonies have been postponed to the second week of March 2022.

Otago Polytechnic will be holding three graduation ceremonies across two days that week – two on Thursday 10 March, and one on Friday 11 March.

Please check the ceremony schedule below to see which ceremony your programme, School, or College is graduating in.


Thursday 10 March 2022 (Ceremony 1)

Auckland International Campus

College of Community Development & Personal Wellbeing - Bachelor of Social Services, Beauty, Childhood Studies, English Language Centre, Foundation Learning, Hairdressing, Health and Wellbeing, Health Bridging, Graduate Diploma in Tertiary Education


Thursday 10 March 2022 (Ceremony 2)

College of Art, Design & Architecture including Business, Design, TANZ eCampus.

College of Health - Institute of Sport Exercise & Health, and School of Nursing only


Friday 11 March 2022 at 3.00 pm

Capable NZ

Central Campus

College of Engineering, Construction and Living Sciences includes Carpentry, Construction, Engineering, Information Technology and Veterinary Nursing.

College of Health - School of Midwifery and Occupational Therapy only

Te Maru Pūmanawa | College of Creative Practice and Enterprise - Food Design Institute only


Friday 16 December 2022
Further details to be confirmed