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Attitude key in beauty industry

Wednesday, 17 July 2019, 10:51 am | Universal College Of Learning

Having a positive attitude and always being willing to learn go a long way in the beauty industry. More >>

New wheels for UCOL students

Tuesday, 9 July 2019, 2:30 pm | UCOL

Continued partnership between UCOL and Ford has brought a new addition to the automotive workshop: a prototype Ford Mustang to serve as a teaching aid. More >>

Class of ’99 Reunites

Tuesday, 9 July 2019, 9:55 am | UCOL

Wind back the clock to the summer of ’99 and the first group of students to study at UCOL’s new campus in Palmerston North’s CBD arrived. Twenty years later a small group of hospitality, cookery and tourism alumni are sharing their stories ... More >>

Emerging Professionals at National Photography Awards

Friday, 5 July 2019, 11:29 am | UCOL

A number of emerging professional creatives from UCOL have swept up, yet again, at the 2019 Iris Professional Photography Awards, a showcase sponsored by Nikon and open to all professional photographers both in New Zealand and overseas. More >>

Construction and Architecture students from around world

Thursday, 4 July 2019, 1:28 pm | Universal College Of Learning

UCOL’s NZ Diploma in Architectural Technology and NZ Diploma in Construction classes have a distinctly international flavour this year, with 11 different nationalities represented. More >>

Matariki Celebrations see new beginnings for students

Wednesday, 26 June 2019, 11:35 am | UCOL

Constructing planter boxes and filling them with herb and vegetable seedlings was a great way for UCOL students and staff to start Matariki celebrations. As the garden grows, students will be able to help themselves to what they need. More >>

Shadowing success makes for brighter futures

Wednesday, 26 June 2019, 11:21 am | UCOL

Shadowing a successful IT business-woman for a day might be the key to inspiring secondary school students to pursue a career in the tech sector. More >>

Weekend Study for Early Childhood

Friday, 21 June 2019, 11:55 am | UCOL

People working during the week in the early childhood, home care sector can now study towards a much needed qualification in the weekend. More >>

First-time event for Manawatū Food Lovers

Friday, 21 June 2019, 9:29 am | UCOL

The National Chef’s Conference is an event not-to-be missed by any foodie wanting to experience what the Manawatū food and hospitalityindustry has to offer. More >>

Wahine tauira numbers in trade training exceed expectations

Tuesday, 18 June 2019, 2:08 pm | UCOL

A growing number of wahine (women) are taking part in Te Mataroa – Māori and Pasifika Trades Training (MPTT) across UCOL campuses in Manawatū, Horowhenua, Wairarapa and Whanganui, including Taumarunui. More >>

Wahine tauira numbers in trade training exceed expectations

Monday, 17 June 2019, 4:43 pm | UCOL

A growing number of wahine (women) are taking part in Te Mataroa – Māori and Pasifika Trades Training (MPTT) across UCOL campuses in Manawatū, Horowhenua, Wairarapa and Whanganui, including Taumarunui. More >>

Furry friends visit for StressLess Week

Friday, 14 June 2019, 12:28 pm | UCOL

This week UCOL Manawatū students were visited by some furry friends to help relieve some of the stress that comes at the end of the semester. More >>

UCOL Horowhenua set for first Open Day

Monday, 10 June 2019, 1:53 pm | Universal College Of Learning

UCOL is holding a series of Open Days over the next few months to showcase programme offerings and what it is like to study at UCOL. It all kicks off with UCOL Horowhenua’s first ever Open Day on Friday 14 June. More >>

Collaboration with Sichuan Institute

Thursday, 30 May 2019, 1:17 pm | Universal College Of Learning

A delegation to China led by UCOL Chief Executive Dr Lynn signalled continuing synergies between UCOL New Zealand and Chinese Tertiary Institutes. More >>

Awards for Whanganui cookery students

Thursday, 30 May 2019, 11:11 am | UCOL

UCOL Whanganui Cookery students have had a strong showing at the Taranaki Hospitality Competitions, winning four classes. More >>

Owning your side hustle

Friday, 24 May 2019, 10:29 am | Universal College Of Learning

Australian ‘side hustle coach’ and social media influencer Ruby Lee inspired UCOL staff, students and local business people when she came to UCOL’s Manawatū campus to share tips on how to get a side business off the ground. Ruby shone with ... More >>

Helping Wairarapa teachers upskill

Wednesday, 22 May 2019, 9:20 am | Universal College Of Learning

Wairarapa food technology teachers have a few extra tricks up their sleeves thanks to the help of UCOL’s Chef Training team. UCOL Chef Training lecturers recently hosted an upskilling day for secondary school food technology teachers from around ... More >>

Positive outcome for first-time research submission

Monday, 13 May 2019, 2:23 pm | UCOL

UCOL researchers are delighted with the news their first ever submission to the government’s Performance Based Research Fund was successful. Thirteen UCOL staff who submitted a research proposal received a positive response, an outstanding result, especially ... More >>

International singer-songwriter inspires students

Friday, 10 May 2019, 12:14 pm | UCOL

Award-winning Indie-Folk singer and songwriter Mel Parsons led a discussion on the future of music with UCOL music students yesterday. More >>

Year of investment in teaching and students

Wednesday, 8 May 2019, 11:27 am | UCOL

A positive financial result for UCOL is driving investment in teaching, students and new initiatives in 2019. UCOL will develop more flexible learning options that suit learner needs, in-work training options, create innovative short credentials, ... More >>



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