Open Polytechnic is New Zealand's leading distance and online learning provider. Our focus is on student success for over 31,000 students each year, who use the flexibility of our distance and online learning services to gain the skills they need to progress in their jobs and careers. Our programmes are designed exclusively for distance learning. Our online courses include a range of rich content to engage you – readings, videos, interactive elements, case studies, quizzes and activities, and forums. Our lecturers are experts at teaching by distance learning. It’s what they do. They will be with you every step of the way to encourage you, and ensure you understand the course content. They will help you gain the skills and knowledge you need, so that you can succeed. If you need other support or help, we’ve got a range of people here for you. With Open Polytechnic, you’re not alone.