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Closer ties with Education and Defence

Monday, 18 November 2019, 4:47 pm | Universal College Of Learning

The New Zealand Defence College (NZDC) and UCOL are working together more closely to extend training opportunities for Defence force personnel, their families and those who have left the Forces. More >>

Enterprising family celebrates success

Monday, 18 November 2019, 10:45 am | Universal College Of Learning

Seventeen-year-old Amy Mae Sorrell was a member of the team who came second in the Regionals of the Lion Foundation Young Enterprise Scheme. Her mum, and UCOL Business Lecturer Cheralyn Sorrell who mentored three teams through the competition, was named ... More >>

Employment Expos provide opportunities for students

Friday, 15 November 2019, 9:25 am | UCOL

Students got to meet employers and gain advice about job seeking at UCOL’s recent series of Employment Expos. More >>

Scholarships to help construction industry grow

Thursday, 14 November 2019, 3:13 pm | UCOL

Three Manawatū construction workers have received scholarships to help them advance their careers thanks to UCOL, Manawatū Kilwinning Lodge No. 47, and Registered Master Builders. More >>

End of year showcase for Art and Design students

Wednesday, 13 November 2019, 2:19 pm | UCOL

Art and Design students from UCOL Whanganui are set to show off their best work of the year with a multi-site exhibition and fashion show. More >>

Scholarships to help students work towards health careers

Thursday, 7 November 2019, 8:50 am | UCOL

Four UCOL students have received scholarships to support them as they work towards careers in the Health sector. More >>

Stress-Less Week helps with end of year pressure

Friday, 25 October 2019, 3:24 pm | Universal College Of Learning

Cuddling dogs, smashing plates, and getting a shoulder massage were a few of the ways students could deal with end of year stress during UCOL’s Stress-Less Week. More >>

Strengthening relationships to better education

Friday, 25 October 2019, 2:38 pm | UCOL

A reciprocal relationship that leads to new growth and development opportunities has been formalized between Te Rūnanga o Nga Wairiki – Ngāti Apa and UCOL. More >>

UCOL launching new Social Services degree

Friday, 18 October 2019, 10:58 am | UCOL

UCOL is launching its new Bachelor of Social Services degree with an event where potential students can meet the academic team and find out more about the programme. More >>

Awards evenings for U-Skills students

Monday, 14 October 2019, 5:09 pm | Universal College Of Learning

Secondary school students who have completed U-Skills Academy programmes will be celebrated at a series of awards evenings throughout October. More >>

Employment Expos to connect students with local businesses

Monday, 14 October 2019, 12:08 pm | UCOL

UCOL is holding a series of Employment Expos across its campuses to help students explore job opportunities before they finish their studies. More >>

Medical imaging students safe

Monday, 14 October 2019, 10:45 am | UCOL

UCOL medical imaging students who are on clinical placements during industrial action are safe and supported. Sue Ireland, UCOL Head of School Applied Science and Allied Health, confirmed that students will be attending their clinical placement during ... More >>

UCOL Whanganui students awarded scholarships

Monday, 14 October 2019, 9:49 am | Universal College Of Learning

Fifteen students received scholarships to a total of $14,500 at UCOL Whanganui’s semester two scholarship ceremony on 9 October. More >>

UCOL Wairarapa Open Day approaching

Wednesday, 9 October 2019, 1:20 pm | UCOL

Secondary school students and other keen learners can experience what UCOL Wairarapa has to offer at the campus’ Open Day on 23 October. The public will be able to tour the facilities, watch live demonstrations, get hands-on with activities, and ... More >>

Actor encourages students to follow more than one dream

Friday, 27 September 2019, 10:47 am | Universal College Of Learning

Have your cake and eat it too, that’s the take away from an insightful visit from actor Blair Strang who made the trip to UCOL’s Manawatū Campus and Manukura School, encouraging students to take advantage of a world where more than one career is possible. More >>

History of Hair competition brings out creativity

Thursday, 26 September 2019, 3:32 pm | Universal College Of Learning

Hairstyles from the Japanese Edo period, 18th century France, and the Viking Age were just a few of those on display during UCOL’s annual History of Hair competition. The competition, held at UCOL’s Manawatū campus on 25 September, saw students ... More >>

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 >>

 

 

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