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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 >>

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 >>



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