Here you can find answers to any questions you may have about our collaboration with Open Polytechnic to provide on-campus support while studying online.


What programmes are available?

You can choose to apply for any of the programmes that Open Polytechnic offers.  Just make sure you check the details on the website for information about entry requirements or any other requirements.  If you’re not sure you can always get in touch with Open Polytechnic and get advice from a Student Advisor.

Open Polytechnic Programmes  (will take you to Open Polytechnic’s website)


How do I apply?

See this step by step guide to applying to enrol with Open Polytechnic:

How to apply with Open Polytechnic (will take you to Open Polytechnic’s website)


How do I access the campus support?

You can show you are an Open Polytechnic learner when visiting any Tai Poutini Polytechnic campus either by: 

  • Showing your student card or, 
  • Logging onto the Open Polytechnic Student Portal (MYOP)


Where can I find out more about what facilities and services are available at Tai Poutini Polytechnic?

You can check out everything  we offer on our on-campus support page:

Our on-Campus support


Do I need to go to campus on a particular day or time?

The great thing about studying with the Open Polytechnic is that you can fit your studies around your schedule. Whether that is work, whanau or other commitments. If you'd also like to take advantage of the benefits we can offer you on-campus, we'd love to see you.

You can find our campus details here for more information


How do I get help with my learning?

Depending on what kind of support you need we may be able to help you on our campus or we can help you to get in touch with the Open Polytechnic’s customer service team to get you the support you need. 

Open Polytechnic Contact page (will take you to Open Polytechnic’s website)


Any questions?

If you need more information about our online options with Open Polytechnic, feel free to contact us or call us on 0800 800 411.

Go back to our Online Learning page