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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 >>

Staff excellence honoured

Tuesday, 18 February 2014, 12:04 pm | UCOL

Staff excellence honoured Every year excellent teaching and support that epitomises UCOL’s approach to education is recognised through four Annual Staff Awards. Each award is valued at $5,000 and is used by the winner for relevant personal professional ... More >>

School students keen to up-skill

Tuesday, 11 February 2014, 2:42 pm | UCOL

More school students than ever before are taking up the opportunity to gain extra credits towards NCEA and tertiary qualifications through the U-Skills Central Schools Academy at UCOL, which runs in partnership with local secondary schools. More >>

Demand for UCOL courses high

Tuesday, 4 February 2014, 3:28 pm | UCOL

The number of people enrolling to study at UCOL in 2014 is well up on the same time last year. UCOL’s Student Information team have been very busy handling the enrolment applications and more are rolling in the door with most classes due to start from ... More >>

America beckons UCOL video student

Tuesday, 17 December 2013, 11:34 am | UCOL

For UCOL video student Brandon Lauridsen, a first ever long haul flight to America will be just the beginning of a life-changing adventure early next year. More >>

Well versed music students get work

Wednesday, 11 December 2013, 2:05 pm | UCOL

UCOL Wairarapa music students are singing the praises of their one year programme. In its second year, the Certificate in Contemporary Music Performance has produced several graduates that have gone on to forge careers in music. More >>

Graduation caps off Graphic Design studies

Tuesday, 10 December 2013, 2:50 pm | UCOL

Thirty eight Computer Graphic Design students will celebrate their graduation from the Whanganui School of Design on Friday. The ceremony will have an international flavour as more than half of the graduands come from as far afield as India, Malaysia, ... More >>

New Arts Course for 2014

Wednesday, 4 December 2013, 4:26 pm | UCOL

A new arts certificate will be on offer at Whanganui UCOL next year, subject to NZQA approval. Whanganui UCOL Associate Dean of Creative Programmes Katrina Langdon confirms an application has been lodged with NZQA to deliver a number of short courses in ... More >>

UCOL IT students show and tell

Friday, 29 November 2013, 3:50 pm | UCOL

With clients as diverse as a fitness centre, the New Zealand Defence Force and a tattoo parlour, this year’s UCOL Bachelor of Information and Communications Technology student showcase was one of the most interesting yet. More >>

Celebration for U-Skills students

Tuesday, 19 November 2013, 10:39 am | UCOL

Proud friends and families, school teachers and UCOL staff will gather at the Regent on Broadway tonight to celebrate with 165 U-Skills students representing 26 schools from throughout the region. More >>

Fashion unleashed at Whanganui UCOL

Wednesday, 13 November 2013, 5:05 pm | UCOL

Students of Whanganui UCOL’s School of Fashion will let loose at their annual catwalk show on Friday. More >>

UCOL shows its street smarts

Tuesday, 12 November 2013, 4:56 pm | UCOL

A Whanganui UCOL Fashion Lecturer has proven she has the resourcefulness to survive in an urban environment. More >>

UCOL to take stand against legal highs

Monday, 4 November 2013, 9:33 am | UCOL

UCOL has decided to take a stand against the selling of legal highs in Palmerston North. On Wednesday lunchtime the institution will host an opportunity to give staff, students and the community the chance to voice their concerns on the matter. More >>

Student sings his way to success

Friday, 1 November 2013, 2:14 pm | UCOL

A Whanganui UCOL Certificate in Contemporary Music student has received $1000 and a trophy for sensational singing skills. Daniel Harding, a Whanganui local, was named second overall in the World Karaoke Championships New Zealand semi-finals in Petone ... More >>

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