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.
08 September 2020
UCOL staff are putting their sewing, cutting, and threading skills to use, producing face masks for students who bus in to campus.
07 September 2020
UCOL Whanganui’s fashion studio has been pumping out face masks over the last two weeks, now that students and staff need to wear face coverings on public transport.
31 August 2020
International students who arrived before the border closure have been the first to participate in UCOL’s Exchange Network, a programme to help them settle into life at UCOL and overcome the challenges of living in a new country.
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.
13 July 2020
Watching the Director-General of Health front up at the Government’s daily COVID-19 updates has inspired UCOL Creative Media student Abby Koolaard to make him the ‘face’ of her class project.
10 July 2020
Chelsea Parlato’s dream of opening a beauty salon in her home town of Foxton Beach is about to become a reality.
08 July 2020
UCOL is inviting the community to join their Matariki celebrations with a free performance by Grammy Award-winning musician Puoro Jerome.