19 November 2021
With Manawatū’s scientific sector growing from strength to strength, the demand for talented graduates is experiencing the same. UCOL’s NZ Diploma of Applied Science is seeing this first hand, with their graduates getting snapped up by industry.
01 November 2021
Grady Webb has taken a more interesting path than most people before deciding to study at UCOL’s Manawatū campus.
29 September 2021
If Anna Barlow ever needs to remember how far she’s come in the past 18 months, she just looks at her first UCOL Student ID card. “I looked very sad back then,” she says.
20 September 2021
As a 15-year-old refugee from Pakistan, Ali Muhammad-Jawad knows first-hand how isolated he felt as a sports-mad teenager arriving in a new country six years ago.
09 February 2021
Paratriathlete Shaz Dagg is not afraid of a challenge and now she has her eyes on becoming the first female amputee to complete the Coast to Coast.
11 December 2020
It’s not often that you see a Christmas tree decorated with COVID-testing equipment. But that’s just what Te Manawa visitors are coming across, with UCOL’s ‘Laboratree’, made from laboratory tools and equipment.
02 December 2020
A refugee from Pakistan, Reena’s educational journey hasn’t been easy, but being awarded a Sir Robert Jones Refugee Daughters’ Scholarship has been a great way to wrap up 2020.
07 May 2020
It’s not often that a fully functional and accredited laboratory gets set up within a week – but with Manawatū facing severe COVID-19 testing delays, Dr Rebecca Lucas-Roxburgh and her team made it happen.
21 April 2020
An $8 million development to create an Education Centre for 500 equivalent full time health- related students annually is seeking assistance from the Shovel Ready Infrastructure fund.
17 December 2019
A group of students from the Netherlands have completed projects for UCOL and experienced New Zealand culture as UCOL continues to build its international relationships.
05 December 2019
Industry ready trainers are the aim of the game for lecturers and students alike in the new Bachelor of Applied Science (Exercise and Wellness) at UCOL.
07 November 2019
Four UCOL students have received scholarships to support them as they work towards careers in the Health sector.