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CODE partners with FutureGames and Otago Polytechnic to bring game development to Kiwi students
The partnership is the latest milestone for CODE, a Dunedin-based national hub that is working towards the development of a $1 billion video game industry over the next ten years.
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Apps
Apprentices get digital solution to the paperwork problem
Tertiary provider comes up with app to help apprentices in their on-the-job experience. Late nights of paperwork soon to be a thing of the past.
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3D Printing
3D Printing revolutionises health education in South Island
"I could see how product design would add real value both in education and in health."
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GovTech
Otago Polytech grad one of 15 selected for GovTech Talent Graduate Programme
"The best thing about this opportunity is the variety - we work in three different government agencies for eight months each."
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Women in Technology
Renowned 'geek girl' to show Dunedin students that tech girls are superheroes
Otago Polytechnic and acclaimed ‘geek girl’ Jenine Beekhuyzen are hoping to persuade Year 8 and 9 girls from Dunedin that IT is a fun career path.
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Health
Otago Polytechnic gets their hands on the latest sports GPS tech
"If you want to be employed in the industry, you have to be competent with using our technology and analysing the data."
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Women in Technology
First Women in IT scholarship awarded
“Otago Polytechnic values our responsibility in society. If we can support women into under-represented areas of study it’s better for the community."