16 March 2021
1,787 graduands will receive their qualifications during UCOL’s Graduation season, with many overcoming the challenges of studying through 2020’s COVID-19 alert level changes.
28 January 2021
Learners in the Manawatū, Whanganui, Wairarapa, and Horowhenua regions are flocking at the chance to take up free study covered by the Government’s Targeted Training and Apprenticeship Fund (TTAF).
15 December 2020
Partnering with Ministry of Primary Industries, UCOL staff at Taratahi hosted New Zealand veterans on a week-long Taster workshop.
19 November 2020
A key partner in the region’s post COVID journey to prosperity, UCOL has teamed up with the Manawatu, Whanganui, and Wairarapa Chambers of Commerce to offer free qualifications to improve the capabilities of local businesses.
23 October 2020
Former nurse Dr Janice Wenn and early childhood teacher Braidie Heberley have received special UCOL awards recognising their contributions to the Wairarapa community.
20 October 2020
The call of the wild is going out to young people, tangata whenua, and those affected by COVID-19, with UCOL and Pūkaha National Wildlife Centre announcing new training for protecting and conserving our native taonga.
25 September 2020
Early morning milking sessions and moving cattle are a far cry from the office work Lynne Nel is used to.
21 September 2020
Waylon Shadlock drives a 10-hour round trip each weekend so he can build a brighter future for himself as a tractor driver.
16 September 2020
With COVID-19 restrictions grounding airline pilot Neil Johansson, he’s traded jets for tractors as he gets set to start a new job in agricultural contracting.
11 September 2020
With the nation celebrating Te Reo Māori o te Wiki (Māori Language Week) across the country, UCOL is gearing up for a big week of activities and events, bringing together new and fluent speakers.
21 August 2020
A multi-talented and industry experienced team have assembled at Taratahi to offer their experience and knowledge to participants in our free, three-week Food and Fibre Taster Camps and our six-week Agricultural Contracting course.
31 July 2020
This week training began at Taratahi Agriculture Training Centre to encourage new entrants and people whose employment has been affected by COVID-19 to consider a career in the food and fibre sector.