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Our Education Partners

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We value the partnerships we have with the University of Otago, and other tertiary education providers such as Otago Polytechnic and the Southern Institute of Technology.  If you are a student of these institutions in the fields of health and social services, chances are you will have some interaction with our hospitals and facilities.

University of Otago relationship

Our unique relationship with the University of Otago makes us a wonderful place to take your career to the next level. Over half of all medical graduates have an Otago degree so we welcome Otago alumni back regularly to complement our internationally-trained and experienced workforce. Read more about the University of Otago on their website.

Otago Polytechnic and Southern Institute of Technology

We welcome graduates of Otago Polytechnic and Southern Institute of Technology courses who wish to stay in the fabulous Southern region and develop their careers further.

The Otago Polytechnic offers courses in Nursing, Midwifery, Occupational Therapy and Social Services. You can find out about all the Health & Community course options on the Otago Polytechnic website.

The Southern Institute of Technology offers courses in Nursing & Health Sciences and Social Services and Mental Health. More information on the SIT website