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Sporting Blues Awards 2014

Nominatiosn Now Open - more information.

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OPSA's 50th Reunion

Yep, OPSA's turing 50 in October and having a shin-dig to celebrate. Well, it'd be rude not to. Find out more.

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Accommodation Advice

Check out OPSA's handy guide to student accommodation resources and advice. Advice | Listings | Issues

Otago Polytechnic T-shirts for sale

Otago Polytechnic T-shirts

$15, most sizes available, contact OPSA.

Moldy flat?

Moldy Flat?

Check out OPSA's guide to dealing with a moldy flat.

Student Accomodation Rating Scheme

Find out how good your next flat is before you sign up

Check the STAR Rating of your next flat FREE

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OPSA/OP Student ID Cards

How do I get my Student ID Card?

OPSA presents...

25% Student Bus Discount

25% off Dunedin buses with your student ID card & a GoCard.

ID Cards 2010

Where do I get Student Discounts?

100s of discounts with your student ID card - check the Student Discount Directory out.

Student Help Hotline

Got Problems?

Hassles with your school work? Your landlord? Your teachers? OPSA is here to help.

Coming to study?

It is important to first check-out how much student support you will or won't be entitled to (especially if you're coming to study from a benefit).

Allowances & Loans APPLY NOW
StudyLink must receive your application before the end of your first week - or you will miss out on some payments. Apply on-line.

Free budget advice for students

FREE Budget Advice

OPSA offers free & confidential budget advice for all OP students. Make an appointment with OPSA Student Services Manager.

Student Hub - Otago Polytechnic's Student Portal

Student Hub

All your Enrolment, Timetable, E-mail, Course Resources, Results, Feedback, Student Support, and more all in one handy place > OP Student Hub


IT Services

Phone 0800 POLYIT (765948) or Email polyit@op.ac.nz

Student Help Hotline

Lost your USB memory stick?

Check out OP Lost Property at the OPSA Office
(Upstairs in the Manaaki Bldg on Harbour Tce), or e-mail mark.baxter@op.ac.nz.


Keep up with OP news & gossip - or just win stuff...

Join OPSA's Facebook page.

OPSA presents...


Scholarships, Free stuff, Student deals, Social events, Flats for rent, BBQs, Quizzes, Awards, DCC/OPSA & community notices for students, Surveys, Exhibitions, Casual jobs, Hot issues - check your student email account.
E-mail StudentNews@op.ac.nz


What's On?

OPSA Events & Recreation Diary: Gigs, Social Sport, Competitions, Recreation, Courses, etc. Get involved.


Free Bins

Drop off your unwanted usable goods for others who may need them - or feel free to rummage and take something away. NO rubbish or damaged electrical goods thanks.



Bring a book you've already read - and swap it for a book from the exchange collection.
Upstairs foyer, Manaaki Bldg on Harbour Tce.

OPSA office

OPSA Office Hours

OPSA is open 9am - 5pm weekdays (-3pm on Fridays) during Polytechnic semester (limited hours over holidays).

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Otago Student Cookbook

Download the 2014 Otago Student Cookbook

Buying a car guide

Having a School Ball?

Find out how OPSA can help.

Buying a car guide

Buying a Car?

Check out OPSA's guide to buying a car.

ID Cards 2010

Polytechnic Toastmasters

Polytechnic Toastmasters is a student club aimed at improving the communication, public speaking and leadership skills of students in a non-threatening atmosphere. Contact Lesley for more info.

Computer availability

Looking for a computer to finish that assignment?

Find out where machines are currently available.

StudyLink Eligibility Changes

It is important to understand how these latest changes (2013) might effect you.
If you haven't studied for a while you might also need to check these changes (2011), & these changes (2010).

One Card

Radio One Card

Free when you collect your 2013 OPSA/OP Student ID card - don't forget to activate it: www.R1.co.nz











Like all sites belonging to interesting and democratic organisations, this site is under constant development (and currently being complete rebuilt as something from this Century), so please:
Do not hesitate to give us an e-mail or phone call if there's something you need that's not here.



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