Bob Stewart was working as a chef when he first considered studying science. Ten years later, he is preparing students for careers as laboratory technicians.
Computer Graphic Design Graduate
Enrolling at UCOL was a “no brainer” for graduate Patrick Monaghan.
Since graduating Tyrone has worked at various design studios, and is now part of the team at award-winning design studio Alt Group in Auckland.
Angela knew she wanted well-rounded business knowledge, so she moved to Whanganui and enrolled at UCOL.
On completion of her UCOL placement and qualification, Ankita was selected to work as a summer student at AgResearch.
Bachelor of Applied Science (Medical Imaging Technology) Graduate
A passion for medicine and a desire to help people led Shreya to thrive in her studies and gain employment at Wellington Hospital.
Music Technology Lecturer
Usually not long back from an international tour with well-known New Zealand Reggae Dub band The Black Seeds, Nigel skilfully balances two worlds.
Head of School Nurse Education, Regional
Carol Stewart believes she was born to be a nurse and says she doesn’t regret one day of her career.
New Zealand Certificate in Baking Graduate
Not everyone is suited to working the hours of a baker, but Sunil Gupta is happy to pull a 3.00pm to midnight shift.
National Certificate in Engineering - Fabrication Graduate
Seeking a trade he could use anywhere, Shannon upskilled in fabrication engineering and immediately got a full-time job.
Being offered a job as an assistant in a friend’s hair salon was all the encouragement Kath Smith needed to take a whole new career path.
Head of School of Nursing (Palmerston North)
UCOL’s new Head of School, Nurse Education (Palmerston North) Vicki-Lee Tyacke has come full circle now leading the school she started out at.