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The grounds of UCOL Wairarapa campus

The Wairarapa campus is located in the heart of Masterton and has strong ties with the community and local iwi, Rangitāne o Wairarapa and Kahungunu ki Wairarapa, ensuring the campus is consistently working to meet the region's training needs.

The campus is set amongst trees and streams, with space for students to meet and study. UCOL Wairarapa is close to the CBD, with easy access to cafes and shops, with an on-campus childcare facility and cafe. Central to the campus is Whakaoriori Marae, which includes the campus' whānau room. The marae serves iwi and the wider community, alongside our students and staff. Other facilities include:

To keep students connected, free wireless internet and laptops are available for students on campus.


Study options

Keen to study at UCOL Wairarapa? Take a look at our classes starting soon.

Still in school? UCOL runs a range of programmes for seniors at secondary school seeking to transition into tertiary study and gain practical skills. See our In School study options.



UCOL has a range of services to help you with your study journey, including tips on how to fund your study and information about scholarship opportunities.

All students enrolled at UCOL gain automatic membership to Association of Students at UCOL (AS@U), which offers a range of support services and advocacy.


What's happening on campus

To find out what's happening at our Wairarapa campus, see our latest news and events, and follow us on Facebook and Twitter. 

Starting soon at UCOL Wairarapa

Two students walking in the gardens at UCOL Wairarapa

Keen to study at UCOL Wairarapa? Take a look at our classes starting soon.

Hair and Beauty

A person getting their makeup done

UCOL's Hair and Beauty team welcome you to visit us for a hair, beauty or nail treatment.