29 October 2021
With tenancy space proving hugely popular, Whanganui’s new centre for for innovation, creative industries, entrepreneurship and education needs new hands to guide its direction.
01 September 2021
With the hospitality industry experiencing a major skills shortage, UCOL is set to offer a new programme that will allow budding cooks and chefs to earn a qualification while on the job.
26 August 2021
UCOL students, staff, and their whānau returned to UCOL Whanganui campus yesterday for a quick visit, as they received their first COVID-19 vaccination.
04 August 2021
A new centre for innovation, creative industries, entrepreneurship and education - housed in the historic Backhouse building on UCOL Whanganui’s campus - is inspiring excitement in the city’s creative hub.
08 July 2021
Whanganui’s vibrant arts community came to life last month with Lights on Bikes making its return.
14 May 2021
It wasn’t your ordinary Wednesday, at least not for UCOL lecturer Airini Beautrais. At the New Zealand Ockham Book Awards it was announced that Beautrais has won the Jann Medlicott Acorn Prize for Fiction.
18 March 2021
The largest, longest-running, and perhaps the most diverse artist trail in the country is coming together with UCOL to celebrate ‘21 Years of Art Discovery’.
16 March 2021
1,787 graduands will receive their qualifications during UCOL’s Graduation season, with many overcoming the challenges of studying through 2020’s COVID-19 alert level changes.
10 February 2021
UCOL Lecturer and Artist Launches Master’s Exhibition at Edith Gallery
01 February 2021
When she’s not preparing for UCOL’s semester start, local lecturer Airini Beautrais is celebrating – her debut collection of short stories, Bug Week, has just been announced on the longlist for the Ockham New Zealand Book Awards.
28 January 2021
Learners in the Manawatū, Whanganui, Wairarapa, and Horowhenua regions are flocking at the chance to take up free study covered by the Government’s Targeted Training and Apprenticeship Fund (TTAF).
20 January 2021
If you’re interested in studying in 2021 and wondering what studying at a vocational education provider is like, join us for an afternoon of emersion in one of our Taster Workshops.