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Secondary school teachers look to a healthy future at UCOL

Thursday, 10 December 2015, 10:23 am | UCOL

11 Wairarapa and Wellington secondary school teachers will be spending the day as students as part of a teacher upskilling masterclass at UCOL Wairarapa today. More >>

UCOL Wairarapa charity house build project underway

Thursday, 16 July 2015, 10:49 am | UCOL

UCOL Wairarapa Carpentry students are hard at work on the campus’ fourth charity house build project, carried out in partnership with Mitre 10 Mega and the Dugdale Charitable Trust. More >>

City Council’s Placemaking hits UCOL

Wednesday, 17 June 2015, 11:34 am | UCOL

City Council’s Placemaking hits UCOL Palmerston North City Council and UCOL are jointly exploring innovative ideas to guide future urban design in the vicinity of UCOL’s campus through the UCOL Campus Development Plan. The project has the potential ... More >>

Long-serving UCOL Dean announces retirement

Wednesday, 8 April 2015, 10:57 am | UCOL

Long-serving UCOL Dean announces retirement After 33 years and several roles and advances in technology at UCOL, Executive Dean Steve Sorsby has decided to hang up his mortarboard and retire. Mr Sorsby joined UCOL as a Lecturer in March 1982 and ... More >>

Whanganui UCOL to celebrate graduation this week

Monday, 16 March 2015, 5:01 pm | UCOL

Hard work and commitment has paid off for 330 Whanganui UCOL Graduates who successfully completed their Certificates, Diplomas and Degrees in 2014. More >>

UCOL Wairarapa to celebrate graduation next week

Friday, 13 March 2015, 5:06 pm | UCOL

UCOL Wairarapa will hold its annual Graduation Ceremony on Tuesday 17 March in the Masterton Town Hall with 175 students eligible to graduate with Degrees, Diplomas and Certificates. More >>

UCOL Council honours community contribution

Friday, 13 March 2015, 9:38 am | UCOL

The UCOL Council has announced its Honours Awards to mark the start of the 2015 academic year. More >>

UCOL Council honours community contribution

Thursday, 12 March 2015, 5:19 pm | UCOL

The UCOL Council has announced its Honours Awards to mark the start of the 2015 academic year. More >>

New scholarships for UCOL Degree students

Wednesday, 28 January 2015, 10:55 am | UCOL

Students starting out in UCOL Degree programmes this year are now able to apply for financial assistance through new scholarship opportunities. UCOL Scholarships for You 2015 are worth $5,000 each and are for students enrolled full-time in their first ... More >>

Two Heritage Buildings re-open due to Partnership

Tuesday, 27 January 2015, 4:21 pm | UCOL

Plans to re-open two heritage buildings on Taupo Quay for educational and community use are taking shape in a partnership approach between Whanganui UCOL and the Wanganui District Council. To reflect the sharing of spaces and facilities, a new arrangement ... More >>

Design and Arts Degree approved

Friday, 19 December 2014, 12:53 pm | UCOL

The new Bachelor of Design and Arts to be taught at Whanganui UCOL next year has been approved by the New Zealand Qualifications Authority. Executive Dean of Humanities and Business at UCOL, Steve Sorsby, said “this is a major step forward and affirmation ... More >>

Scholarship for Whanganui UCOL Business student

Tuesday, 16 December 2014, 10:30 am | UCOL

Thirty one year old Whanganui UCOL New Zealand Diploma in Business student Sarah Reed has been awarded a scholarship for 2015 study by Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand. More >>

Design and Arts Degree Gets Positive Feedback

Tuesday, 9 December 2014, 1:26 pm | UCOL

An NZQA panel visit to Whanganui UCOL as part of the accreditation process for the proposed new design and arts degree was very positive. At the end of the visit, the panel gave feedback to staff about how impressed they were with the involvement of ... More >>

Amy shoots to the top again

Tuesday, 2 December 2014, 11:59 am | UCOL

Third Year UCOL Bachelor of Applied Visual Imaging student Amy Fowler has topped off an amazing award-winning year by claiming first place in the Tertiary & Assistants Photography category in the annual Canon EYEcon Photography Awards. More >>

Whanganui UCOL Music students’ swansong

Friday, 14 November 2014, 10:22 am | UCOL

Whanganui UCOL Certificate in Contemporary Music Performance students will be getting live and loud at the Musicians Club on Friday 21 November at 8.00pm. They will perform a night of covers and original music, showcasing the best of the music the students ... More >>

Whanganui UCOL creatives on show

Thursday, 30 October 2014, 8:36 pm | UCOL

Whanganui UCOL’s Creative Programmes which include Fashion, Fine Arts, Glass and Graphic Design will come out to play during their end of year shows early next month. More >>

U-Skills students celebrate success

Tuesday, 28 October 2014, 3:55 pm | UCOL

Over 200 secondary school students are eligible to walk across the Regent Theatre stage as U-Skills graduates on Thursday night, in a ceremony to celebrate completing their programme. More >>

Young performer awarded UCOL acting scholarship

Friday, 17 October 2014, 11:42 am | UCOL

Feilding High School student Cohen Stephens has acted his way into the UCOL Diploma in Performing Arts programme as the recipient of a scholarship announced recently. More >>

Education agreement refreshes commitment

Tuesday, 14 October 2014, 9:30 am | UCOL

Te Puna Matauranga o Whanganui and UCOL have signed an Accord refreshing their commitment to work alongside each other to improve education outcomes for Māori within the Whanganui region. More >>

UCOL Chief Executive Appointment

Wednesday, 1 October 2014, 4:37 pm | UCOL

Leeza Boyce has been appointed as UCOL’s new Chief Executive to succeed Paul McElroy upon his retirement in December. UCOL Chair, Malcolm Inglis, said that he is delighted to make the announcement on behalf of the UCOL Council, and is thrilled with the ... More >>



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