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Graduates & Alumni

Graduation is a special time to celebrate and recognise graduands' achievements at UCOL with friends and family/whānau. It is the highlight of your learning experience at UCOL and marks the successful completion of your qualification as well as the culmination of a great deal of hard work and commitment.

With your UCOL qualification in hand, you are ready to take on new challenges and opportunities where you will use the skills and knowledge gained at UCOL.

Find out our key graduation dates below and other graduation info you need to know. 

Palmerston North Ceremony

Palmerston North Graduation day

UCOL Palmerston North’s annual graduation ceremonies are held downtown at the Regent on Broadway.

Whanganui Ceremony

Whanganui UCOL Graduation procession

Whanganui UCOL’s annual graduation ceremony is celebrated at the heritage listed Royal Wanganui Opera House.

Wairarapa Ceremony

Wairarapa UCOL Graduates in Masterton

Held in the historic Masterton Town Hall, UCOL Wairarapa’s annual graduation ceremony is a celebration not to be missed.

Auckland Ceremony

UCOL Institute of Commercial Photography Auckland Graduates

UCOL Institute of Commercial Photography (Auckland) graduands celebrate annually.

U-Skills Award ceremonies

U-Skills students at UCOL

The success of our U-Skills Central Schools Academy students is recognised and celebrated annually at each of our campuses.

Other Locations' Ceremonies

UCOL students at Horowhenua Learning Centre Graduation

Some UCOL graduands have the opportunity to take part in award ceremonies put on at our other delivery locations or by our programme partners.

UCOL Alumni

UCOL Alumni

Your UCOL journey doesn’t end at graduation. Sign-up to join UCOL Alumni here so you can stay up to date on class reunions, special events and networking opportunities.