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 Chief Executive's Welcome

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Kia ora koutou and greetings to all, 

Delivering over 100 years of excellence in education, it's easy to see why international students from all around the world choose UCOL | Te Pūkenga as their top choice for studying abroad. 

Established in 1892, UCOL | Te Pūkenga is a business division of New Zealand’s national vocational skills and training Institute, Te Pūkenga - New Zealand Institute of Skills and Technology with four campuses located in the lower North Island. 

At UCOL | Te Pūkenga, you will be immersed in a stimulating academic environment that will provide you with an internationally recognised qualification and the skills you need to succeed wherever you work in the world. With our long-standing industry connections, you will also have opportunities to connect and meet with local businesses and organisations.

Studying abroad will be one of the most exciting times of your life. I encourage you to embrace this chance to challenge yourself, develop your independence, and create memories of a lifetime. Our friendly and dedicated team here will strive to make your UCOL | Te Pūkenga journey unforgettable. I very much look forward to welcoming you as part of our UCOL | Te Pūkenga whānau/family. 

Dr Linda Sissons, Chief Executive

UCOL banner image

Kia ora koutou and greetings to all, 

Delivering over 100 years of excellence in education, it's easy to see why international students from all around the world choose UCOL | Te Pūkenga as their top choice for studying abroad. 

Established in 1892, UCOL | Te Pūkenga is a business division of New Zealand’s national vocational skills and training Institute, Te Pūkenga - New Zealand Institute of Skills and Technology with four campuses located in the lower North Island. 

At UCOL | Te Pūkenga, you will be immersed in a stimulating academic environment that will provide you with an internationally recognised qualification and the skills you need to succeed wherever you work in the world. With our long-standing industry connections, you will also have opportunities to connect and meet with local businesses and organisations.

Studying abroad will be one of the most exciting times of your life. I encourage you to embrace this chance to challenge yourself, develop your independence, and create memories of a lifetime. Our friendly and dedicated team here will strive to make your UCOL | Te Pūkenga journey unforgettable. I very much look forward to welcoming you as part of our UCOL | Te Pūkenga whānau/family. 

Dr Linda Sissons, Chief Executive
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