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Partnership Benefits

UCOL Te Pūkenga celebrates over 120 years of excellence in education. Established in 1892, UCOL is a high-performing government-funded Institute of Technology and a leading public tertiary education provider. The UCOL Te Pūkenga vision is to inspire students, businesses, and communities to succeed. We recognise that a holistic and sustainable approach to programme development and education delivery is necessary to ensure the success of our stakeholders. 

Benefits of partnering with UCOL Te Pūkenga
  • By partnering with UCOL Te Pūkenga, your organisation will have access to flexible student and graduate work options, ranging from placements, work-integrated learning, internships, apprenticeships, and employment.
  • By working with UCOL Te Pūkenga to upskill your workforce, you will have access to cutting-edge online and blended delivery teaching models.
  • Campuses are well located with local amenities nearby and are part of the Safer Cities and Welcoming Communities initiatives. Each campus has facilities or spaces that could have potential use for business and industry.
  • UCOL Te Pūkenga offers highly recognised qualifications, such as Medical Imaging Technology, Nursing, and Arts.
  • Our experienced staff stay connected to industry.
  • Our network and supply of support services and resources for students and staff are outstanding. They include well-being, advocacy, learning, library, and other general support.
  • We offer learning models, entry points, and pathways to further education, re-training, and to support employability that could greatly benefit your organisation.

Portrait of Amanda Linsley, Chief Executive, Manawatu Chamber of Commerce.

“The Manawatu Chamber of Commerce has enjoyed a mutually beneficial partnership with UCOL Te Pūkenga for many years.   We work alongside each other to develop industry micro-credentials, connections for internships, work experience and employment, and advocacy support. UCOL Te Pūkenga supports the business community through scholarship opportunities and Assessment of Prior Learning, and benefits from the Chamber’s sharing of labour market information to inform future vocational training requirements”-Amanda Linsley, Chief Executive, Manawatu Chamber of Commerce.

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