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Find out what it's like to study at UCOL by joining a campus tour or participating in a themed workshop. Tours are available at our campuses in
Palmerston North, Whanganui, Wairarapa and Horowhenua.

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Palmerston North campus tours & workshops


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General UCOL tour
Join us for a one-hour tour of our facilities and practical teaching spaces. This is your chance to find out what UCOL is like. Please wear covered shoes. Meet at the Information Centre on King Street ten minutes prior to the tour starting.

18 & 31 October 2018, 12 & 22 November 2018, 13  December 2018
5:30 - 6:30pm

Beauty and hairdressing tour
Join us on a tour of UCOL's beauty and hairdressing salons, and learn about how our students work with real clients. Please wear covered shoes. Meet at the Information Centre on King Street ten minutes prior to the workshop starting.

26 November 2018
5:30 - 6:30pm

Business and information technology workshop
Business and IT are exciting and diverse industries. Come along to our presentation and open discussion to learn about our qualifications and how they can kick-start your future. Meet at the Information Centre on King Street ten minutes prior to the workshop starting.

5 November 2018
5:30 - 6:30pm

Chef training and hospitality tour
Do you have a passion for cooking or hospitality? Join us on a tour of UCOL's commercial kitchen and training restaurant. Please wear long pants and covered shoes, and tie your hair back (if applicable). Meet at the Information Centre on King Street ten minutes prior to the workshop starting.

29 November 2018
5:30 - 6:30pm

Creative industries workshop
Do you love all things creative? This is a fun workshop where you'll choose a design and create a cool t-shirt. You can bring your own (so it fits how you like) or have one of ours - we have plenty. Please wear covered shoes. Meet at the Information Centre on King Street ten minutes prior to the workshop starting.

29 October 2018
5:30 - 6:30pm

Early childhood workshop
Get a taste for early childhood education and care with our workshop. You'll learn about things like natural sustainable practices and materials. Please wear covered shoes. Meet at the Information Centre on King Street ten minutes prior to the workshop starting.

25 October 2018
5:30 - 6:30pm

Exercise and sport science workshop
Get a taste for exercise and sport science with our workshop. Take a look at our specialist equipment and gym, and talk to an exercise and sport science lecturer about our 2019 qualifications. Please wear covered shoes. Meet at the Information Centre on King Street ten minutes prior to the workshop starting.

8 November 2018
5:30 - 6:30pm

Health science study and career preparation workshop

Are you interested in health science? UCOL offers introductory health science qualifications, which prepare you for further study in nursing, vet nursing and science. In this interactive workshop you will make soap and learn about what properties are suitable for different skin types, and what effect essential oils have on the brain. Please wear covered shoes. Meet at the Information Centre on King Street ten minutes prior to the workshop starting.


6 December 2018
5:30 - 6:30pm


Nursing workshop
Come and experience what it's like to learn at UCOL with our interactive nursing simulation lab. Participate in live situations that mimic real-life.  Please wear covered shoes. Meet at the Information Centre on King Street ten minutes prior to the tour starting.

15 November 2018
5:30 - 6:30pm

Trades tour
Join us on a tour of UCOL's dedicated trades facilties and see some of the great work that our students are producing. Please wear covered shoes. Meet at the Information Centre on King Street ten minutes prior to the workshop starting.

19 November 2018
5:30 - 6:30pm

Vet nursing and animal care workshop
Get a taste for vet nursing and animal care in our one-hour workshop. You'll learn how to perform first aid on animals. Please wear covered shoes. Meet at the Information Centre on King Street ten minutes prior to the workshop starting.

23 October 2018
5:30 - 6:30pm


A photograph of UCOL's Whanganui campus

Whanganui campus tours & workshops


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General UCOL tour
Join us for a one-hour tour of our facilities and practical teaching spaces. This is your chance to find out what UCOL is like. Please wear covered shoes. Meet at the Information Centre on Rutland Street ten minutes prior to the tour starting.

18 & 31 October 2018, 12 November 2018
5:30 - 6:30pm

Beauty and hairdressing tour
Join us on a tour of UCOL's beauty and hairdressing salons, and learn about how our students work with real clients. Please wear covered shoes. Meet at the Information Centre on Rutland Street ten minutes prior to the workshop starting.

26 November 2018
5:30 - 6:30pm

Chef training and hospitality tour
Do you have a passion for cooking or hospitality? Join us on a tour of UCOL's commercial kitchen and training restaurant. Please wear long pants and covered shoes, and tie your hair back (if applicable). Meet at the Information Centre on Rutland Street ten minutes prior to the workshop starting.

29 November 2018
5:30 - 6:30pm

Creative industries tour
Join us on a tour of UCOL's creative facilities. See our art studios, Mac labs and fashion design studio. Please wear covered shoes. Meet at the Information Centre on Rutland Street ten minutes prior to the workshop starting.

3 December 2018
5:30 - 6:30pm

Vet nursing and animal care workshop
Get a taste for vet nursing and animal care in our one-hour workshop. You'll learn how to perform first aid on animals. Please wear covered shoes. Meet at the Information Centre on Rutland Street ten minutes prior to the workshop starting.

23 October 2018
5:30 - 6:30pm


Students at UCOL's Wairarapa campus

Wairarapa campus tours & workshops


Register today

General UCOL tour
Join us for a one-hour tour of our facilities and practical teaching spaces. This is your chance to find out what UCOL is like. Please wear covered shoes. Meet at the Information Centre ten minutes prior to the tour starting.

18 October 2018, 12 & 29 November 2018
5:30 - 6:30pm

Beauty and hairdressing tour
Join us on a tour of UCOL's beauty and hairdressing salons, and learn about how our students work with real clients. Please wear covered shoes. Meet at the Information Centre ten minutes prior to the workshop starting.

26 November 2018
5:30 - 6:30pm

Vet nursing and animal care workshop
Get a taste for vet nursing and animal care in our one-hour workshop. You'll learn how to perform first aid on animals. Please wear covered shoes. Meet at the Information Centre ten minutes prior to the workshop starting.

23 October 2018
5:30 - 6:30pm

A photograph of UCOL in Horowhenua

Horowhenua campus tours


If you're interested in seeing our facilities in Levin. Feel free to visit anytime from 8:30am - 5pm, Monday to Friday. The team will be happy to give you a tour.
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