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UCOL Council

UCOL is governed by its own Council made up of eight members operating under the Education Act 1989.

Members of the public are welcome to attend the public part of UCOL Council meetings (Part I). 

For more information, contact:
Council Secretary

Council Meeting Dates for 2020

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UCOL Council meetings are regularly held on our campuses in Manawatū, Whanganui and Wairarapa.

Council Meeting Papers

Individual taking notes

View the latest UCOL Council Minutes.

Council Members

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UCOL Council members are appointed by the Tertiary Minister, Skills and Employment, iwi, and the Council itself.

Functions & Duties

Whanganui UCOL campus

The UCOL Council has a number of functions and duties in accordance with State Sector Act 1998.

Honours Award Winners

UCOL Honours Award recipients

See the list of valued UCOL Council Honours Award recipients from across our regions.

Honours Awards

UCOL Council Honours Award winner receiving his award at Graduation.

The UCOL Council offers three types of awards annually to recognise individuals for their community contribution.