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U-Skills graduates recognised

Monday, 17 October 2016, 11:27 am | UCOL

180 secondary school students were recognised as U-Skills graduates at a ceremony held at the Palmerston North Convention Centre last week. More >>

UCOL students take a trip through hair history

Friday, 23 September 2016, 9:58 am | UCOL

Ancient Egyptian, Native American and Viking hairstyles were among those created by UCOL hairdressing students competing in the History of Hair competition this week More >>

UCOL Hairdressers to recreate history

Monday, 19 September 2016, 12:11 pm | UCOL

UCOL Hairdressing students will be battling it out in the annual History of Hair competition to be held on Wednesday. More >>

Wairarapa staff and students receive adult learning awards

Friday, 16 September 2016, 4:39 pm | UCOL

Six staff and five students from UCOL’s Wairarapa campus were recognised for excellence in adult teaching and learning as part of Adult Learners’ Week last week. More >>

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 >>



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