04 April 2022
People are driven to a career in nursing for a variety of reasons. For Peta Chapman-Eynon, it was purely out of a passion for empowering others to feel better about themselves.
09 March 2022
Denice Stock had a wide experience as a nurse, but that was a decade ago. Could she make it as a nurse again?
19 January 2022
Passers-by in King St can see the start of construction, but amidst a city full of earthquake strengthening and roadworks, this project is unique.
12 January 2022
Indy Carthew always knew she wanted to work with animals, and despite suggestions that she should study veterinary science, she was not interested in surgery or diagnostics.
19 November 2021
With Manawatū’s scientific sector growing from strength to strength, the demand for talented graduates is experiencing the same. UCOL’s NZ Diploma of Applied Science is seeing this first hand, with their graduates getting snapped up by industry.
01 November 2021
Grady Webb has taken a more interesting path than most people before deciding to study at UCOL’s Manawatū campus.
29 September 2021
If Anna Barlow ever needs to remember how far she’s come in the past 18 months, she just looks at her first UCOL Student ID card. “I looked very sad back then,” she says.
20 September 2021
As a 15-year-old refugee from Pakistan, Ali Muhammad-Jawad knows first-hand how isolated he felt as a sports-mad teenager arriving in a new country six years ago.
09 February 2021
Paratriathlete Shaz Dagg is not afraid of a challenge and now she has her eyes on becoming the first female amputee to complete the Coast to Coast.
15 January 2021
Expressions of interest are being sought to purchase and develop a new education centre for healthcare and social assistance education in King Street, Palmerston North.
11 December 2020
It’s not often that you see a Christmas tree decorated with COVID-testing equipment. But that’s just what Te Manawa visitors are coming across, with UCOL’s ‘Laboratree’, made from laboratory tools and equipment.
02 December 2020
A refugee from Pakistan, Reena’s educational journey hasn’t been easy, but being awarded a Sir Robert Jones Refugee Daughters’ Scholarship has been a great way to wrap up 2020.