17 December 2021
A partnership between Te Ahu a Turanga: Manawatū Tararua Highway project and the Universal College of Learning (UCOL) is providing local people with training and employment opportunities on a major infrastructure project.
01 December 2021
UCOL Beekeeping Students Buzzing About New Jobs
29 November 2021
It’s crucial for farmers to keep up with the changing times – and UCOL’s new Farming Systems and Equipment (Level 3) programme aims to help newcomers do just that.
11 November 2021
Students from Whanganui Collegiate School have taken out four of the six top awards in the Secondary Schools Creative Woodskills Competition run by Middle Districts Farm Forestry Association and UCOL.
03 November 2021
When Paula Childs (52), Laike Moes (20), and Charlotte Wells (16) enrolled for UCOL’s six week AG Contracting Course, their aim was simple. They were ready to enter New Zealand’s largest export earning industry.
02 November 2021
For Faith Henare-Stewart, receiving two UCOL scholarships will help her pursue her dream of working as a multi-talented artist and passing on her creative skills.
24 September 2021
In close collaboration with UCOL, Ashhurst Engineering and Construction Co (AEC) are doing their part to address the shortage of qualified tradespeople in their industry.
28 July 2021
Training for a new career while raising children has its challenges, but apprentice mechanic Danielle Couchman encourages other parents to follow their dreams.
23 July 2021
Apprentice builder Krystine Vincent knew she was on the right career path when she helped build her first house.
14 July 2021
Sixteen UCOL students received a total of $11,500 through the institute’s first Women in Trades scholarship.
08 July 2021
WorkSafe New Zealand and UCOL are teaming up with a new learning initiative that helps construction students further develop their skills assessing and managing work risks.
28 June 2021
Carpentry tutor Steven Wharehinga hopes that in a year's time, 26 work-ready young people will be available in Tūrangi to take up apprenticeships or new jobs.