Welcome from Head of School Rachel Hoskin
Welcome to the award-winning School of Photography, Arts and Design. The school offers Certificate, Diploma and Degree programmes in a wide range of creative industries, including performing arts, photography, graphic design, web design, animation, video, illustration, interior design and music.
Our programmes are designed to give you career opportunities in the industry of your choice and are focused on gaining employment after graduation. This focus, combined with our industry-experienced, highly qualified, friendly staff and excellent facilities, has built a strong reputation of quality, both in the local community and associated industries.
Our staff and students consistently win top national awards. For five years running, the school has won the prestigious Tertiary Institute of the Year Award at the National Epson/NZIPP Iris Professional Photography Awards.
UCOL is committed to providing flexible teaching and a student-centred learning environment. You will be encouraged to take full advantage of open access to the facilities and resources to explore the ways in which you learn best, so that you will achieve to your potential.
I hope you find a career option that suits you and wish you every success.