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Electric Partnership Provides Opportunity For UCOL Ākonga

Wednesday, 15 May 2024, 10:09 am | UCOL

A new partnership between UCOL Wairarapa and McKenzies Electrical 2000 is helping remove barriers for ākonga (students) by giving them a way to learn practical electrical skills here in the region. More >>

Desert Angels: A Captivating Fusion Of Videography And Music

Monday, 13 November 2023, 9:43 am | UCOL

A film brief in class has led to a visually stunning music video captured in the sand dunes between Himatangi and Foxton Beach. These visuals transport viewers to a world where the lyrics intertwine with the enchanting allure of a desert. The music ... More >>

UCOL | Te Pūkenga Whanganui Celebrates Record Scholarship Evening

Friday, 6 October 2023, 11:34 am | Universal College Of Learning

UCOL | Te Pūkenga ākonga (learners) and alumni from the Whanganui campus had a remarkable evening on Thursday, collecting an unprecedented number of scholarships. Whanganui Campus Manager, Bronwyn Paul, says it was the most scholarships UCOL had ... More >>

UCOL | Te Pūkenga Performing Arts Ākonga Rake In Awards At National TheatreFest

Thursday, 5 October 2023, 3:53 pm | UCOL

UCOL | Te Pūkenga Performing Arts ākonga from the Wairarapa campus achieved an incredible feat, placing second at the National TheatreFest with their production, ‘Say my Name’. The 20-minute performance, which was created by the Performing ... More >>

UCOL | Te Pūkenga Introduces Early Childhood Education Degree In Whanganui

Wednesday, 4 October 2023, 10:49 am | UCOL

UCOL | Te Pūkenga have announced that they will be offering a Te Tohu Paetahi Akoranga: Bachelor of Teaching (Early Childhood Education) at their Whanganui campus from 2024. The three-year degree, which will launch in the first semester next year with our ... More >>

UCOL | Te Pūkenga Wairarapa Bridges Educational Gap For Ākonga Māori

Monday, 18 September 2023, 4:28 pm | Universal College Of Learning

UCOL | Te Pukenga are celebrating a significant increase in course completion rates of ākonga Māori (Māori learners), almost closing the gap when compared with non-Māori ākonga. The campus’ completion rates are bucking a national trend, with a recent ... More >>

UCOL Training Extra Nurses In Efforts To Support Healthcare Workforce

Monday, 11 September 2023, 10:04 am | Universal College Of Learning

UCOL | Te Pūkenga are proud to be playing their part in increasing the registered nursing workforce by providing additional intakes of nursing ākonga (learners) through the Certificate in Competency Assessment for Registered Nurses Training Scheme (commonly ... More >>

UCOL | Te Pūkenga Success At NZIPP Iris Awards

Wednesday, 6 September 2023, 2:33 pm | UCOL

UCOL |Te Pūkenga photography learners claimed 29 awards at the 2023 New Zealand Institute of Professional Photography (NZIPP) Iris Awards, while lecturer Paul Gummer received a special award for his service to the industry. The Iris Awards are New ... More >>

UCOL Ākonga Art Adds To Redecorated Airport Café

Wednesday, 9 August 2023, 11:15 am | Universal College Of Learning

Passengers stopping for a coffee and bite to eat at the Palmerston North Airport café can now enjoy some new art on the wall thanks to a talented UCOL | Te Pūkenga ākonga (learner). Art by third-year Bachelor of Creative Media learner Moana Mar’e ... More >>

UCOL And Naenae College Join Forces To Empower Future Engineers

Wednesday, 26 July 2023, 10:07 am | UCOL

UCOL | Te Pūkenga and Naenae College have teamed up to introduce a new engineering course, opening the door for high school students to explore their passion for engineering. The U-Skills course, which takes place every Friday at Lower Hutt’s Naenae College, ... More >>

Partnership Celebrated As Secondary Ākonga Begin Tertiary Journey Towards Civil Infrastructure Careers

Friday, 21 July 2023, 6:06 pm | Universal College Of Learning

A six-way partnership has enabled 23 secondary school learners to begin studying civil infrastructure in Fulton Hogan’s brown mix quarry this week. UCOL Te Pūkenga is delighted to be delivering the New Zealand Certificate in Infrastructure Works ... More >>

Projection Mapping Theatre Set To Wow Audiences

Thursday, 20 July 2023, 3:12 pm | Universal College Of Learning

An upcoming projection mapping show promises to treat audiences to a unique augmented reality experience, while also showcasing talented artists from the Manawatū. HIGH-LIGHT - Projection Mapping Theatre, created by UCOL Senior Design Lecturer Phillip Andrews, ... More >>

UCOL Whanganui Campus Entrance And Whānau Room To Undergo Significant Upgrades

Thursday, 13 July 2023, 12:12 pm | UCOL

UCOL | Te Pūkenga is set to embark on a series of exciting renovations, focusing on the campus entrance and Te Whare Huihuinga - Whanganui whānau room. <img src="" ... More >>

UCOL | Te Pūkenga Learner Receives National Nursing Scholarship

Monday, 10 July 2023, 3:58 pm | UCOL

A UCOL| Te Pūkenga learner who wants to use his nursing education to improve health services for Rainbow communities has been awarded a national scholarship. More >>

Giving Back To The Industry

Tuesday, 4 July 2023, 11:00 am | UCOL

David Napier: “It’s about what feels right for me and what I can do to give back to the industry.” David Napier brings a wealth of experience to his role as a cookery lecturer at UCOL | Te Pūkenga - from London's vibrant culinary scene to ... More >>

UCOL Trades Academy Partnership Benefits Queen Elizabeth College Students

Monday, 3 July 2023, 11:41 am | Universal College Of Learning

Queen Elizabeth College Principal Chris Moller, has seen how Trades Academy programmes benefit students from as early as Year 11. Queen Elizabeth College (QEC), a co-educational school in Palmerston North, gives its students the opportunity to study U-Skills ... More >>

New Programme To Train Next Generation Of Event Technicians

Wednesday, 28 June 2023, 3:48 pm | UCOL

UCOL | Te Pūkenga Manawatū is set to launch a new entertainment and event technology programme to help budding lighting and sound technicians develop their skills. <img src="" ... More >>

New Bachelor Of Accounting Launching At UCOL Whanganui

Tuesday, 27 June 2023, 12:09 pm | Universal College Of Learning

UCOL | Te Pūkenga is excited to announce the launch of the Bachelor of Accounting, a new programme designed in collaboration with industry experts to meet the specific needs of New Zealand's accounting sector. The Bachelor of Accounting is one of the ... More >>

Gold Standard Resuscitation Training To Become New Normal For UCOL Nursing Ākonga

Wednesday, 31 May 2023, 4:02 pm | Universal College Of Learning

UCOL | Te Pūkenga is thrilled to introduce a new partnership with the New Zealand Resuscitation Council, with their critical emergency care education being taught to all nursing ākonga (learners) enrolled in the Bachelor of Nursing. Every UCOL ... More >>

UCOL Proud To Support Whanganui Techweek

Thursday, 11 May 2023, 6:59 pm | UCOL

UCOL | Te Pūkenga and The Backhouse are collaborating on a networking event as part of Techweek 2023. Techweek, running from 13 May to 20 May, is a tech and innovation festival featuring events across Aotearoa New Zealand. The aim is to inspire, inform, ... More >>





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