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Scholarships secured for Whanganui youth

Wednesday, 16 April 2014, 5:16 pm | Universal College Of Learning

At a ceremony on campus with staff and whānau, 31 Rangatahi (youth) were awarded Youth Guarantee scholarship certificates for fee free study at Whanganui UCOL. More >>

UCOL exceeds 2000 graduates

Tuesday, 4 March 2014, 2:38 pm | Universal College Of Learning

UCOL marks a milestone with over 2000 students eligible to graduate with Degrees, Diplomas and Certificates at its annual Graduation Ceremonies next week. More >>

UCOL salutes its Top Scholars

Monday, 2 December 2013, 3:43 pm | Universal College Of Learning

UCOL Bachelor of Nursing student Sherly Maukau has cleaned up the Second Semester student scholarships two years in a row. More >>

Nominations open for UCOL Council Honours Awards

Friday, 6 September 2013, 4:51 pm | Universal College Of Learning

The opportunity to recognise long-standing contributions to UCOL, the community or society in general is available by nominating someone for a UCOL Council Honours Award. More >>

UCOL hairdressing student blows away her competition

Friday, 30 August 2013, 5:14 pm | Universal College Of Learning

Whanganui UCOL hairdressing student Aleisha Ward is on a roll. Aleisha claimed the top Style of the Day prize and the Most Professional Student award at UCOL’s History of Hair competition held at the Palmerston North campus yesterday. More >>

UCOL Hairdressers Set For a Blow Down

Tuesday, 27 August 2013, 1:27 pm | Universal College Of Learning

It will be blow-dryers at noon when UCOL Hairdressing students vie for honours in the annual History of Hair competition to be held on Thursday. More >>

NZ First for UCOL nursing education

Friday, 12 July 2013, 3:41 pm | Universal College Of Learning

Nursing students at UCOL will now have the best of the best. The nursing simulation lab at UCOL’s Palmerston North campus has this week been fitted out with a new hi-tech audiovisual system called SimView, created by Norwegian company Laerdal. More >>

UCOL Fashion Student Designs Knight Wear

Monday, 13 May 2013, 12:15 pm | Universal College Of Learning

Medieval Armour was the inspiration for Whanganui UCOL Bachelor of Fashion student Chloe Sanson’s men’s wear collection Excalibur . More >>

New Zealand chef at the top of the world

Monday, 30 January 2012, 2:52 pm | Universal College Of Learning

Universal College of Learning-trained Dwayne Cheer is literally the world’s top chef. He is Executive Chef at the exclusive ‘At.mosphere’ restaurant in Dubai, the highest restaurant in the world, 422 metres above the earth on the 122nd floor ... More >>

Building will be the biggie at UCOL Open Day

Tuesday, 24 January 2012, 2:38 pm | Universal College Of Learning

This week’s Open Day at UCOL Wairarapa will have a focus on carpentry, as well as other vocational programmes available at the campus. More >>

UCOL Arts Feast for Whanganui

Thursday, 27 October 2011, 12:43 pm | Universal College Of Learning

The arts hungry public of Whanganui will be well satisfied by the feast of events served up by Whanganui UCOL’s art, design and fashion students during November. More >>

Art in her blood

Thursday, 27 October 2011, 12:41 pm | Universal College Of Learning

Thirty years of nursing is in Bridget McArthur’s blood – and in her artworks. The Whanganui UCOL’s Quay School of the Arts student’s latest installation, Let me care for you is a colourful mass of intravenous drip bags. More >>

UCOL design graduates among the BEST

Friday, 14 October 2011, 12:12 pm | Universal College Of Learning

UCOL Whanganui School of Design graduate Sam Kemp claimed a bronze medal in the esteemed Best Design Awards recently. Sam’s work Define the line earned him recognition in the student category of the Designers Institute of New Zealand event, an annual ... More >>

Scholarship for Martial Arts enthusiast

Thursday, 2 June 2011, 3:36 pm | Universal College Of Learning

Seven UCOL students will be awarded scholarships donated by the Manawatu community at a ceremony at the Palmerston North campus today. More >>

276 graduate from Whanganui UCOL

Monday, 4 April 2011, 11:54 am | Universal College Of Learning

Whanganui UCOL holds its annual graduation ceremony this week, celebrating the achievements of 276 students eligible to graduate with degrees, diplomas and certificates. The graduation ceremony will be held at the Royal Wanganui Opera House on Thursday 7 ... More >>

UCOL Wairarapa amps up training for job seekers

Thursday, 3 March 2011, 3:10 pm | Universal College Of Learning

UCOL Wairarapa is turning up the volume with a newly launched programme to help young people find jobs. More >>

Instant Brew in the Manawatu

Wednesday, 3 November 2010, 3:10 pm | Universal College Of Learning

Eclectic’s the posh word but Brew’s the one chosen by UCOL Contemporary Music students for their big show at the Regent on Broadway. More >>

Cherry Orchard ripe for UCOL performers

Tuesday, 24 November 2009, 4:27 pm | Universal College Of Learning

Anton Chekhov would be impressed with the treatment The Cherry Orchard has received from UCOL’s Certificate in Performing Arts students. “Chekhov was most insistent that this play was perceived as a comedy,” says Performing Arts lecturer Penni ... More >>

Award-winning 'binge' writer comes to Wanganui

Tuesday, 24 November 2009, 1:33 pm | Universal College Of Learning

Award winning short story writer and poet Frankie McMillan describes herself as a binge writer. She fits it in between teaching and family responsibilities and writes flat out when she has the time, often for six hours without a break. Frankie will ... More >>

Fine furniture and images show at Te Manawa

Tuesday, 3 November 2009, 4:21 pm | Universal College Of Learning

Fine furniture and visual images by UCOL staff and students is on show now at Te Manawa. It is the first time that work produced by students and staff from these two iconic UCOL programmes has been exhibited together. The joint graduate exhibition ... More >>

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