OPIE is a Registered Training Organization, that meets administrative, delivery, staﬃng, facility, marketing, financial, quality assurance and assessment standards agreed by the Federal, State and Territory governments in Australia. The National registered Authority body monitors our management and subjects us to regular external audits to verify adherence to these standards.
Oceania Polytechnic Institute of Education (OPIE) exhibits a history of 29 years by specializing in fields of Fine Arts, Architecture, The Built Environment and Design.
It was founded and registered under the Business Name Act (Victoria) in Melbourne on the 29th February 1988 as Oceania Polytechnic by Professor Nicodemos Charalambous. School of Architecture was established in 1988 and began operating in 1989 academic year. In 1990 the School of Design, School of Drafting and the School of Fine Arts were established, 1992 saw the addition of the School of Planning. In 1996, the full business name became Oceanic Polytechnic Institute of Education Pty Ltd.
Our campus has an advantage and benefits of the latest generation colleges. It is situated at a walking distance to public transport, cafes, health clubs, student accommodations, etc. With diversified courses and highly experienced trainer, we provide quality education to our students and prepare them for cutting edge competition in the discipline of art and architecture. Situated in the world’s most livable city, we are prepared enough to cater the demands of students from all walks of life irrespective of their backgrounds. OPIE promotes supportive student environment of studying to obtain academic success along with professional qualification and practical experience. We strive to make all students feel welcome and have programs in place to assist in the transition to studying and living in Melbourne. Most importantly, our graduates are highly employable and are recognized throughout industry and the profession as skilled and well prepared practitioners. OPIE works with industry partners to ensure current industry practices are delivered to students. Investment in OPIE for your education is worth rewarding.