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Promoting Whanganui as a destination

Wednesday, 11 September 2019, 3:44 pm | Universal College Of Learning

UCOL and Whanganui & Partners teamed up to bring two Auckland secondary school students to Whanganui to experience UCOL Open Day and what the region has to offer. Kaipara College student Aria Perris won a trip for two to Whanganui as part of a ... More >>

UCOL Educational Performance Results

Tuesday, 10 September 2019, 9:19 am | Universal College Of Learning

The Tertiary Education Commission has released 2018 educational performance results of all Institutes of Technology and Polytechnics across the country. UCOL out-performed the sector average in three out of the four key indicators. More >>

GovHack competition at UCOL

Thursday, 5 September 2019, 10:32 am | UCOL

UCOL Whanganui is one of six New Zealand locations playing host to GovHack, the Southern Hemisphere’s largest open data competition, this weekend. More >>

Secondary students show off cooking and hospitality skills

Wednesday, 4 September 2019, 3:59 pm | Universal College Of Learning

Aspiring chefs, bakers, baristas, and mixologists showed off their skills in UCOL’s annual Secondary Schools Hospitality Competitions Competitions were held at UCOL’s Manawatū, Whanganui, and Wairarapa campuses, with students making their best cupcakes, ... More >>

Local band making its international mark

Friday, 30 August 2019, 8:56 am | UCOL

A band of budding artists right here in Palmerston North are breaking into the international market with one of their latest recordings which has been picked up by a producer in New York. More >>

Early Childhood Learning from campus or home

Thursday, 29 August 2019, 1:36 pm | Universal College Of Learning

A focus for the polytechnic sector is developing accessible learning options for professional students. The challenge is in making it work for people whether they are on campus, at home or work. More >>

UCOL Whanganui opens its doors

Thursday, 22 August 2019, 9:57 am | UCOL

UCOL Whanganui is set to open its doors to potential students with loads of information and activities available. The Open Day is on Wednesday 4 September and people interested in studying can get familiar with the campus’ programmes and facilities, as well ... More >>

Collaboration brings new life to laneway

Thursday, 15 August 2019, 1:00 pm | UCOL

A public laneway next to UCOL Manawatū’s creative block has had a makeover thanks to a joint effort by UCOL students and alumni. More >>

Opportunity to recognise others

Wednesday, 14 August 2019, 4:33 pm | UCOL

What do a Professor of Nursing, a Photographer and an Architect have in common? They’re all previous recipients of a UCOL Council Honours Award. Now is the time to put forward those you know who deserve some recognition and a round of applause. More >>

Social Services Careers

Friday, 9 August 2019, 9:09 am | UCOL

With demand for social service professionals, a Bachelor of Social Services might just be the answer needed to help with the government’s wellbeing review plans. More >>

UCOL welcomes step forward for Vocational Education

Thursday, 1 August 2019, 2:21 pm | UCOL

Today’s announcement from Minister of Education, Chris Hipkins, signals an important development in redefining New Zealand’s vocational education training sector, and is welcomed by central North Island polytechnic UCOL. More >>

UCOL Manawatū set for Open Day

Monday, 29 July 2019, 1:24 pm | Universal College Of Learning

UCOL Manawatū is set to open its doors to potential students with its winter-themed Open Day on 7 August. More >>

International Student Visa Processing

Tuesday, 23 July 2019, 11:00 am | UCOL

UCOL, the Institute of Technology and Polytechnic in the lower central North Island of New Zealand, has around 300 international students each year. UCOL’s Chief Executive, Dr Amanda Lynn, says “the value of international students is significant in terms ... More >>

International Student Visa Processing

Tuesday, 23 July 2019, 10:58 am | Universal College Of Learning

UCOL, the Institute of Technology and Polytechnic in the lower central North Island of New Zealand, has around 300 international students each year. UCOL’s Chief Executive, Dr Amanda Lynn, says “the value of international students is significant in terms ... More >>

Re-Orientation to kick start semester two

Friday, 19 July 2019, 2:30 pm | UCOL

New and returning UCOL students will be diving into semester two with Re-Orientation starting on July 22. More >>

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 >>

 

 

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