Learner study support

We offer a wide range of support to help you with your studies. Find out what we offer here.

  • How we'll support your studies

    Studying by distance learning doesn't mean you'll be on your own. We’ll be with you every step of the way to support, mentor and assist you with your studies and study planning.

  • Supporting Māori learner success

    At Open Polytechnic, our learners are the most important thing. We have a range of study support services to help our Māori learners succeed and ensure you are not alone in your study journey.

  • Pasifika learner support

    Our Pasifka learners tell us they place a high value on their qualification helping them achieve their career goals.

  • Support for disabled learners

    Distance learning offers flexibility that can be ideal if you have a disability, health condition, mental illness, or specific learning needs. 

  • Get help with academic writing and research skills

    If you need help to improve your academic writing, research and or with general study skills, our Library and Learning Centre, Te Whare Pukapuka Wāhanga Whakapakari Ako, team are here to help. 

  • Mental health support

    If you or one of your whānau or friends need mental health support or information right now you can contact one of the free helpline services listed on this page. 

  • Getting technical support

    If you need help with an IT issue that relates to your studies our Service Desk can help.