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UCOL cars ready for demolition derby

Wednesday, 17 April 2019, 9:36 am | Universal College Of Learning

Distinctive blue and orange demolition derby cars will be crashing bashing at the Palmerston North speedway this Easter weekend thanks to the work of UCOL Automotive students. Students from the New Zealand Certificate in Collision Repair and Automotive ... More >>

UCOL students’ art adds colour to Whanganui streets

Thursday, 11 April 2019, 3:40 pm | Universal College Of Learning

UCOL students have added to the vibrancy of Whanganui’s streets by painting a mural as part of the inaugural Whanganui Walls street art festival. Bachelor of Design and Arts students Sonia Forsey, Eva Harkness, Shanna Ashworth were part of a group ... More >>

Strong UCOL presence in Whanganui Arts Review

Tuesday, 9 April 2019, 3:30 pm | Universal College Of Learning

UCOL has had a strong showing in the 2019 Whanganui Arts Review, highlighted by Senior Lecturer Dr Kathryn Wightman winning the Open Award for the second straight year. Kathryn took out the Open Award for her 3D-printed bust of her son, while fellow ... More >>

UCOL supporting electric vehicle project

Monday, 8 April 2019, 9:17 am | Universal College Of Learning

UCOL is helping secondary students develop their engineering skills, while learning about sustainability and electric transport as part of the EVolocity initiative. EVolocity sees teams of secondary students build their own electric vehicles throughout ... More >>

UCOL Re-appoints Chief Executive

Friday, 5 April 2019, 1:51 pm | Universal College Of Learning

UCOL Council has re-appointed Dr Lynn as Chief Executive of UCOL from 20 May 2019 through to the end of December 2020. UCOL Council Chair, Mr Ben Vanderkolk, made the announcement to staff and said UCOL Council appreciates the commitment and expertise ... More >>

Government representatives hear UCOL Voice

Tuesday, 26 March 2019, 10:55 am | Universal College Of Learning

UCOL presented a strong voice to government representatives who spent the day in Palmerston North consulting on proposed national reforms for polytechnics and industry training organisations. Tertiary Education Commission Chief Executive Tim Fowler, ... More >>

Free Feilding-Palmerston North buses for UCOL students

Thursday, 7 March 2019, 10:23 am | Universal College Of Learning

UCOL students can now commute between Feilding and Palmerston North for free, thanks to a new agreement between Horizons Regional Council and UCOL. Students and staff at UCOL can now travel on Horizons buses running between Feilding and Palmerston ... More >>

UCOL to celebrate 1950 new graduates

Thursday, 28 February 2019, 5:08 pm | Universal College Of Learning

UCOL is set to celebrate 1950 new graduates now equipped with skills and knowledge that will help fuel industries in New Zealand and abroad. Many of the graduands will receive their Certificates, Diplomas, Degrees and Postgraduate qualifications at ... More >>

UCOL names Council Honours recipients

Thursday, 28 February 2019, 11:00 am | Universal College Of Learning

Four outstanding individuals will receive UCOL Council Honours Awards at UCOL’s Graduation ceremonies in March. The UCOL Council Honours Awards recognize people who act as role models and inspiration to UCOL students, and reflect UCOL’s connections ... More >>

Manawatu Youth Theatre takes out award

Monday, 25 February 2019, 10:28 am | Universal College Of Learning

UCOL’s own dream-team Graham Johnston and Kane Parsons have taken the youth theatre scene by storm; taking out the Best Youth Musical Award for 2018 at the recent Manawatu Theatre Awards. More >>

Awards highlight excellence at UCOL

Monday, 18 February 2019, 3:13 pm | Universal College Of Learning

Recipients of UCOL’s annual Quality Recognition Awards have been announced, showcasing the exceptional work of staff operating across the tertiary institution. Those receiving awards set the bar very high with their dedication, innovative thinking, and pursuit ... More >>

UCOL brings new Te Reo programme to Masterton

Thursday, 7 February 2019, 10:19 am | Universal College Of Learning

UCOL is offering a new Te Reo Māori programme at its campus in Masterton to meet the growing demand from people wanting to learn the language. Te Pōkaitahi Reo (Reo Rua) (Te Kaupae 4) (or the NZ Certificate in Te Reo Māori Level 4) is designed to ... More >>

Student work connects with community

Friday, 21 December 2018, 12:17 pm | Universal College Of Learning

UCOL Bachelor of Creative Media students contributed 2,835 hours and talent of pro bono work in 2018 to the local not-for-profit sector. More >>

UCOL Students awarded Inaugural Building Cadet Scholarships

Friday, 2 December 2016, 9:31 am | Universal College Of Learning

Two promising UCOL third year students have won building services scholarships with the Palmerston North City Council. More >>

Prize money for musical maestro

Friday, 13 February 2015, 5:30 pm | Universal College Of Learning

Whanganui UCOL Music Lecturer Lizzie de Vegt has won a UCOL staff award for noteworthy personal and professional progress in her first two years at UCOL. More >>

Local building contractors win UCOL tender

Wednesday, 21 January 2015, 4:12 pm | Universal College Of Learning

Local building companies Masterbuilt Ltd and Houghton & Gemini Pepper Construction Ltd have tendered successfully for rebuilding and refurbishment work at Whanganui UCOL. More >>

New UCOL Trades Scholarship

Thursday, 8 January 2015, 10:10 am | Universal College Of Learning

A new student scholarship in recognition and acknowledgement of outgoing UCOL Chief Executive Paul McElroy’s twenty years contribution in the job has been approved by UCOL Council. More >>

Positive feedback about new Design and Arts Degree

Wednesday, 17 September 2014, 5:22 pm | Universal College Of Learning

Work is progressing to realise the Joint Wanganui District Council and UCOL Taskforce’s plans to reshape and revitalise the polytechnic. More >>

Whanganui UCOL scholars awarded

Friday, 30 May 2014, 4:34 pm | Universal College Of Learning

Sixteen Whanganui UCOL students representing nine different programmes received scholarships at a ceremony at the Rutland Street campus this week. More >>

UCOL recognises International Nurses Day

Friday, 9 May 2014, 1:09 pm | Universal College Of Learning

UCOL will recognise International Nurses Day on Monday (May 12), celebrating the vital resource that is the nursing workforce in the region, the country and all over the world. More >>



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