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The UCOL | Te Pūkenga Honours Awards recognise and celebrate the contribution of people to UCOL | Te Pūkenga, the community and society in general. The following awards are conferred by the UCOL | Te Pūkenga:

Honorary Fellow
This award may be granted to an individual who has demonstrated an outstanding and noteworthy contribution to the well-being and benefit of society; UCOL | Te Pūkenga; and or/in their field of endeavour.

The Fellowship is the UCOL | Te Pūkenga highest honorary award and is reserved for those individuals whose contribution goes well beyond the norm or what is expected of them by virtue of their occupation or profession.

Honorary Associate
This award may be granted to an individual who has made a significant contribution, over and above normal duties, to UCOL | Te Pūkenga or the wider community of which UCOL | Te Pūkenga is a part.

Note the Fellowship and Associate Award are generally given to non- UCOL | Te Pūkenga staff.  Where a former UCOL | Te Pūkenga Staff member is nominated the criteria should be applied to their contribution outside of their work at UCOL | Te Pūkenga, otherwise, an Institutional Medal may be better suited.

Institutional Medal
This award may be granted to an individual who has been and is no longer a permanent employee of UCOL | Te Pūkenga and has made a significant contribution to UCOL | Te Pūkenga or their field of endeavour over and above normal duties.

UCOL | Te Pūkenga Alumni Award
This award may be granted for significant accomplishments by a UCOL | Te Pūkenga alumni, demonstrated by making a contribution to business/industry/ community at large; standout in their chosen profession/shows a demonstrated commitment to service through an interest in bettering the lives of others; shows success in their occupation or chosen endeavours.


The UCOL | Te Pūkenga Honours Awards recognise and celebrate the contribution of people to UCOL | Te Pūkenga, the community and society in general. The following awards are conferred by the UCOL | Te Pūkenga:

Honorary Fellow
This award may be granted to an individual who has demonstrated an outstanding and noteworthy contribution to the well-being and benefit of society; UCOL | Te Pūkenga; and or/in their field of endeavour.

The Fellowship is the UCOL | Te Pūkenga highest honorary award and is reserved for those individuals whose contribution goes well beyond the norm or what is expected of them by virtue of their occupation or profession.

Honorary Associate
This award may be granted to an individual who has made a significant contribution, over and above normal duties, to UCOL | Te Pūkenga or the wider community of which UCOL | Te Pūkenga is a part.

Note the Fellowship and Associate Award are generally given to non- UCOL | Te Pūkenga staff.  Where a former UCOL | Te Pūkenga Staff member is nominated the criteria should be applied to their contribution outside of their work at UCOL | Te Pūkenga, otherwise, an Institutional Medal may be better suited.

Institutional Medal
This award may be granted to an individual who has been and is no longer a permanent employee of UCOL | Te Pūkenga and has made a significant contribution to UCOL | Te Pūkenga or their field of endeavour over and above normal duties.

UCOL | Te Pūkenga Alumni Award
This award may be granted for significant accomplishments by a UCOL | Te Pūkenga alumni, demonstrated by making a contribution to business/industry/ community at large; standout in their chosen profession/shows a demonstrated commitment to service through an interest in bettering the lives of others; shows success in their occupation or chosen endeavours.

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