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Otago Polytechnic graduation

Otago Polytechnic usually has three graduations throughout the year. Dunedin ceremonies take place in March and December. Our next Auckland ceremony will take place in February. In addition, Hamilton-based Occupational Therapy students who are eligible to graduate will be able to attend the WINTEC Graduation Ceremony in March.  

If you have any queries regarding your registration for graduation, please email


Upcoming dates to remember

Dunedin and Central Graduations
Friday 17 December 2021
Friday 11 March 2022


CapableNZ Graduations
Dunedin Campus
Friday 17 December 2021

Auckland International Campus
Monday 28 February 2022



Auckland graduation

Due to the current restrictions caused by Covid-19 and so as to ensure the health and wellbeing of all our students, guests and staff, the OPAIC October 2021 Graduation ceremony has been postponed until Monday 28 February 2022

An email has now been sent to all eligible graduates to let them know the next steps. If you have not received this email, please contact 


Please visit the Auckland International Campus website for more information.


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WINTEC Graduation

Students based in Hamilton, studying Occupational Therapy with Otago Polytechnic and WINTEC can graduate at the WINTEC Graduation Ceremony at either Claudelands or Te Kōpū Mānia o Kirikiriroa.


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Graduation for Capable NZ students

Otago Polytechnic has two Dunedin graduation ceremonies every year. Schools/Colleges based at the Dunedin Campus are split between a March ceremony or a December ceremony.

If you are graduating through Capable NZ, you can choose to attend a graduation ceremony in either Dunedin or Auckland. 

Registrations will be opening soon via the Student Hub.