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Orientation And Pōwhiri To Kick Off 2020

Friday, 14 February 2020, 9:09 am | UCOL

UCOL students are set to kick off their year with the traditional campus pōwhiri and Orientation activities. While some classes have already begun, most students will start on 17 February. During that week, iwi representatives will lead the welcome ... More >>

Local Artist Accepted Into Competitive Museum Studies Programme

Thursday, 13 February 2020, 4:05 pm | Universal College Of Learning

Whanganui local and UCOL graduate Kris Lott has come a long way since she decided to give an introduction arts course a go. When she’s not busy mustering cows on the family farm or visiting her artwork on display at Jolt, Kris is prepping for ... More >>

UCOL supports international street art festival

Friday, 10 January 2020, 3:04 pm | Universal College Of Learning

Four new murals will add to the vibrancy of UCOL Manawatū, with the campus being one of the locations for Palmerston North’s first international street art festival. More >>

Business and ICT students wrap up internships

Wednesday, 18 December 2019, 9:27 am | UCOL

Business and Information & Communications Technology students marked the end of their internships recently with their Industry Project/Internship Showcase. More >>

Dutch students get Kiwi experience

Tuesday, 17 December 2019, 10:15 am | UCOL

A group of students from the Netherlands have completed projects for UCOL and experienced New Zealand culture as UCOL continues to build its international relationships. More >>

UCOL Re-invests with Confidence

Monday, 16 December 2019, 4:50 pm | Universal College Of Learning

In 2020 UCOL plans to keep up its investment approach, designed to meet the needs of the Region’s learners and employers. More >>

Exercise and Wellness producing industry ready trainers

Wednesday, 4 December 2019, 4:22 pm | Universal College Of Learning

Industry ready trainers are the aim of the game for lecturers and students alike in the new Bachelor of Applied Science (Exercise and Wellness) at UCOL. More >>

Milestone achievements for creative students

Tuesday, 3 December 2019, 3:38 pm | UCOL

It’s been a busy year for the UCOL Bachelor of Creative Media students who in total have had a record number of exhibitions and awards participation in 2019; these are milestone achievements for creative students. More >>

Cultural festival celebrates diverse community

Monday, 2 December 2019, 1:40 pm | Universal College Of Learning

UCOL Manawatū was buzzing with sights, sounds, and tastes from around the world as it hosted its Flavour of Cultures festival on 29 November.   More >>

Milestone achievements for creative students

Monday, 2 December 2019, 9:53 am | Universal College Of Learning

It’s been a busy year for the UCOL Bachelor of Creative Media students who in total have had a record number of exhibitions and awards participation in 2019; these are milestone achievements for creative students. More >>

UCOL supports Innovate

Tuesday, 26 November 2019, 3:00 pm | UCOL

Grace Mainwaring was named the inaugural winner of UCOL’s Rising Star Award at the recent Innovate entrepreneurial competition finals. More >>

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 >>

 

 

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