18 December 2020
Applications for UCOL’s U-Skills Trades Academy hit 1,000 for the first time this year, with new community partnerships providing secondary school students with greater access to vocational education.
04 December 2020
Whether it was learning how to check someone’s blood pressure or getting under the hood of a car for the first time, there was something for every student at UCOL’s recent Taster Day workshops.
15 November 2019
There has been cause for a double celebration in the Sorrell household recently.
15 October 2019
Secondary school students who have completed U-Skills Academy programmes will be celebrated at a series of awards evenings throughout October.
28 July 2019
UCOL Manawatū is set to open its doors to potential students with its winter-themed Open Day on 7 August.
21 November 2018
Seven Tararua College students have successfully received offers of employment as a result of completing Infrastructure Works training at UCOL while still in school.
12 October 2018
Over 400 secondary schools students from the lower North Island will be finishing the school year with new skills and knowledge in their chosen Vocational Pathway after completing U-Skills Academy programmes at UCOL.
28 November 2017
The success of 302 secondary school students who completed U-Skills Academy programmes this year was recognised at ceremonies in Otaki, Palmerston North, Whanganui and Carterton.
17 October 2016
180 secondary school students were recognised as U-Skills graduates at a ceremony held at the Palmerston North Convention Centre last week.
14 October 2016
Over 300 Year 10 students in the Wairarapa region are set to get a taste of tertiary study with UCOL Wairarapa and Taratahi Agricultural Training Centre.
11 July 2016
A U-Skills student has won an innovation award and $5000 worth of study scholarships for coming up with a sheep milk product to improve the diet of New Zealanders.
21 April 2016
Discussing the outcomes of the U-Skills trades academy for high school students was the purpose of a visit from the Minister of Education, Hon Hekia Parata to UCOL this week.