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  • Do you understand our admission process?

    UCOL has an Admission process to make sure you are studying at a level you are prepared for. Please read our UCOL Admission Factsheet for information. Any questions about the admission process, please Contact Us.

  • Do you know about UCOL’s 5-day promise?  

    When a completed application is submitted with all its required documentation, UCOL will contact you within 5 working days with either an Unconditional Enrollment Offer, a Conditional Enrollment offer, or an invitation to discuss study options.  *MIT applications are subject to interview and will require more than 5 working days to complete.

  • Have you chosen the programme you wish to study at UCOL?

    You can search available programmes by visiting the Programmes page of our website; Or to request an Information Pack with Prospectus, complete our online Request Information form or Contact Us directly so we can send one to you.

  • Do you have all the relevant information needed to apply?

    Download the UCOL Admission and Enrolment Form to make sure you have all the required information and documents to complete your application. Any questions about what information you require to apply, please Contact Us.

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​Apply Online

Complete our Application for Enrolment form online. New students may still need to confirm their details once the online application is complete. Current or past students will need their Student ID number and password.

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​Download Printable Form

If you prefer you can download and complete the UCOL Admission & Enrolment Form and send the completed with any required documents (e.g. birth certificate, academic records, CV, etc.) to:

UCOL Student Registry

Private Bag 11022

Palmerston North

New Zealand

Download UCOL Admission and Enrolment Form

Additional Forms and Information

Change of Details/Circumstances Form

Have your details or circumstances changed? Keep us informed. - Download Change of Details/Circumstances Form

Reference Form

Are you required to submit references for your application? - Download Reference Form

Health Declaration Form

Download the Health Declaration Form for Domestic Students Applying for Nurse Education Programmes

Download the Health Declaration Form for all other programmes

Police Declaration Form

Are you required to complete a Police check as part of your application? - Download Police Declaration Form

Recognition of Prior Learning

If you wish to have prior learning credited toward your study you need to complete the Recognition of Prior Learning Form. For more information go to the Recognition of Prior Learning page on our website.

Need help finding your Iwi?

If you have identified yourself as New Zealand Maori on your application to enrol but need help finding your iwi, you can download and view the Iwi Details list here.

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