09 April 2021
New Zealand has more than 8,000 people working as plumbers, gasfitters, and drainlayers, but they are still not enough to meet the industry's growing demand. Ready to address the current shortage is UCOL's new pre-apprenticeship plumbing course.
15 December 2020
Partnering with Ministry of Primary Industries, UCOL staff at Taratahi hosted New Zealand veterans on a week-long Taster workshop.
30 November 2020
For three UCOL automotive students, the Māori and Pasifika Trades Training (MPTT) has given them the chance to turn a one year certificate into careers they’re thrilled with.
19 November 2020
Two experienced builders have been awarded scholarships to expand their skillsets and take their careers in the construction industry further.
17 November 2020
UCOL Whanganui Art and Design students have been busy putting the finishing touches on their work for their multi-site exhibition.
15 October 2020
Aish was one of seven UCOL Manawatū students to receive scholarships at a recent ceremony. She was awarded the UCOL Scholarship for Effort and Achievement and the Soroptomist International Scholarship.
18 June 2020
The offer of two years fees free trades training from Government is a golden opportunity for New Zealanders wanting to get ahead, according to UCOL Chief of Operations Linda Sissons.
14 November 2019
Three Manawatū construction workers have received scholarships to help them advance their careers thanks to UCOL, Manawatū Kilwinning Lodge No. 47, and Registered Master Builders.
28 July 2019
UCOL Manawatū is set to open its doors to potential students with its winter-themed Open Day on 7 August.
10 July 2019
Continued partnership between UCOL and Ford has brought a new addition to the automotive workshop: a prototype Ford Mustang to serve as a teaching aid.
04 July 2019
UCOL’s NZ Diploma in Architectural Technology and NZ Diploma in Construction classes have a distinctly international flavour this year, with 11 different nationalities represented.
17 June 2019
A growing number of wahine (women) are taking part in Te Mataroa – Māori and Pasifika Trades Training (MPTT) across UCOL campuses.