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.
21 September 2020
UCOL is looking forward to the impact of New Zealand’s first Centres of Vocational Excellence, focussed on two vital sectors to New Zealand, Construction and Primary Industries.
11 September 2020
A new student-led investment programme has launched in the Manawatū, with a UCOL student part of the team lending their expertise to budding entrepreneurs.
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.
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.
13 May 2020
Students studying with UCOL will have more on-campus activities starting from Monday 18 May, while continuing with their online studies from home where possible.
30 April 2020
Last week UCOL | Te Pūkenga hosted a panel discussion with attendees from around the world, addressing what the future of international education will look like under COVID-19’s affects.
22 April 2020
Following yesterday’s announcement by the Prime Minister, and the Ministry of Education guidelines for tertiary institutions, UCOL has announced details of how students’ learning will progress during COVID-19 Alert Level 3.
21 April 2020
Following yesterday’s announcement by the Prime Minister, and the Ministry of Education guidelines for tertiary institutions on what we can do safely, we will be taking the following approach as the country comes out of alert level 4 into level 3.
01 April 2020
As national changes to vocational education come into effect on 1 April 2020, UCOL becomes UCOL Limited.
10 September 2019
The Tertiary Education Commission has released 2018 educational performance results of all Institutes of Technology and Polytechnics across the country. UCOL out-performed the sector average in three out of the four key indicators.
01 August 2019
Today’s announcement from Minister of Education, Chris Hipkins, signals an important development in redefining New Zealand’s vocational education training sector, and is welcomed by central North Island polytechnic UCOL.