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Positive feedback on Arts Short Courses

Friday, 1 August 2014, 12:39 pm | UCOL

Positive feedback and support from the community on their interest in new arts short courses based in Whanganui has shone through in survey responses. A survey circulated in June asking for feedback about arts short courses being developed by Whanganui ... More >>

UCOL photographers eye the prize

Tuesday, 29 July 2014, 1:21 pm | UCOL

UCOL’s photography aspirations will be focussed on the Epson / NZIPP Iris Professional Photography Awards to be announced next Monday. Thirty six Bachelor of Applied Visual Imaging (BAVI) and Diploma Photographic Imaging students have submitted entries to ... More >>

UCOL Nursing students claim new horizons

Tuesday, 29 July 2014, 10:27 am | UCOL

Whanganui UCOL Nursing student Deshannon Matthews credits her boys as the reason she is pursuing a career in Nursing. “They are my life, and I will do all I can to give them the life they deserve,” she says. More >>

UCOL strengthens community links

Friday, 25 July 2014, 12:26 pm | UCOL

Helen Craig has joined Whanganui UCOL as Director of Community Relations, a role established as a result of the Joint Taskforce with Wanganui District Council last year. The role is in response to community working party recommendations to strengthen ... More >>

UCOL makes a racquet with four sporting codes

Thursday, 24 July 2014, 10:55 am | UCOL

In a sporting first, UCOL has brought four codes together for intensive training under its new racquet sports conditioning programme. More >>

Hammer and gongs

Friday, 18 July 2014, 12:01 pm | UCOL

Pictured from left are Worldskills medallists Matty Hull and Andrew Condon, with UCOL Carpentry Lecturers Matt Cassells and Dave Freebairn. More >>

UCOL stylists brush up for competitions

Thursday, 17 July 2014, 4:04 pm | UCOL

Four students from the Certificate in Hairdressing (Salon Support) and Certificate in Hairdressing Practice are able to enter the annual Manawatu Regional Hairdressing Competitions event after UCOL renewed its membership to the local association recently. More >>

Worldwide Alternatives find focus in Whanganui

Friday, 4 July 2014, 12:23 pm | UCOL

Whanganui Quay School of the Arts’ latest photographic exhibition Alternatives, 2014 has brought together artists from all over the world. Artists from Russia, Australia, Switzerland and Belgium, as well as photographers and students from the United States ... More >>

Charity house sale to support community

Friday, 20 June 2014, 12:22 pm | UCOL

Lew Findlay of Palmerston North Street Van (Inc.) was this week presented a $15,000 cheque from UCOL’s Faculty of Trades and Technology, raised through the sale of a charity house build. More >>

And the UCOL scholarship goes to…

Friday, 20 June 2014, 10:34 am | UCOL

Third year Bachelor of Applied Science (MIT) student Anna Greville is making a habit out of winning UCOL scholarships. More >>

UCOL Wairarapa cooks bring home silver

Wednesday, 14 May 2014, 2:34 pm | UCOL

UCOL Wairarapa Cookery students had a silver glow after the 2014 Wellington Culinary Fare competitions recently. The five students returned with three silver medals and a new appreciation of what a high level cooking competition is all about. More >>

UCOL team warm up for culinary contest

Friday, 2 May 2014, 11:37 am | UCOL

UCOL will be well represented at the Wellington Culinary Fare next week with a total of eight students from the Palmerston North campus competing in the cookery and hospitality events. More >>

UCOL Wairarapa cooks face hot competition

Friday, 2 May 2014, 11:23 am | UCOL

UCOL Wairarapa Cookery students will head south to test their culinary capabilities next week at the Wellington Culinary Fare. The group of five Certificate in Professional Cookery students will represent UCOL Wairarapa in Trainee and Open classes, cooking ... More >>

Third UCOL house build project for charity

Sunday, 20 April 2014, 12:26 am | UCOL

For the third year in a row, UCOL Wairarapa Certificate in Carpentry students will construct a three bedroom house under UCOL’s custom-designed covered facility at the Masterton campus. More >>

Clear-cut win for Whanganui glass artist

Thursday, 17 April 2014, 3:15 pm | UCOL

A Whanganui Glass Lecturer has beaten out more than 40 finalists from around the world in an international juried kiln-glass exhibition, and has been named one of the best new artists in kiln-glass. More >>

Graphic design graduation a first for Awa City Clubhouse

Monday, 14 April 2014, 12:39 pm | UCOL

The first ever Awa City Clubhouse members to graduate with UCOL Certificates in Graphic Design will have their own ceremony at Whanganui UCOL this week. Eight students ranging in age from 20 to 68 years will collect the Certificate they gained thanks to a year-long ... More >>

Hot demand for youth scholarships

Friday, 4 April 2014, 4:56 pm | UCOL

Over 70 keen young learners were this week awarded scholarship certificates for one year of full-time fee free study at UCOL. More >>

World Class powerlifters in Palmerston North

Tuesday, 1 April 2014, 4:45 pm | UCOL

For the first time in well over a decade, Palmerston North is set to host the Central Districts Powerlifting Champs this weekend supported by Fitsupps, Fitwear and Industrial Athletic. More >>

UCOL celebrates graduation next week

Tuesday, 11 March 2014, 3:04 pm | UCOL

UCOL Wairarapa will hold its annual Graduation Ceremony on Tuesday 18 March at the Masterton Town Hall with 155 students eligible to graduate with Degrees, Diplomas and Certificates. More >>

Community contribution honoured

Monday, 3 March 2014, 10:45 am | UCOL

The Universal College of Learning (UCOL) Council has announced its Honours Awards to mark the start of the 2014 academic year. More >>



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