21 February 2024
A growing number of enthusiastic ākonga (learners) are seizing the opportunity to gain valuable study and work experience at UCOL Te Pūkenga before leaving high school.
02 February 2024
UCOL Te Pūkenga and Te Whatu Ora Te Pae Hauora o Ruahine o Tararua | MidCentral have come together to launch consecutive health programmes aimed at inspiring high school ākonga (learners) to pursue careers in healthcare.
26 July 2023
UCOL | Te Pūkenga and Naenae College have teamed up to introduce a new engineering course, opening the door for high school students to explore their passion for engineering.
21 July 2023
A six-way partnership has enabled 23 secondary school learners to begin studying civil infrastructure in Fulton Hogan’s brown mix quarry this week.
28 June 2023
The U-Skills Barbering programme, recently launched at UCOL | Te Pūkenga Whanganui, is already gaining significant traction among high school ākonga (learners).
18 May 2023
Queen Elizabeth College Principal Chris Moller, has seen how Trades Academy programmes benefit students from as early as Year 11.
01 December 2022
Ākonga (learners) from UCOL | Te Pūkenga U-Skills Academy programmes have been recognised for their hard work and achievements at a series of prize-giving events.
07 September 2022
A unique partnership between UCOL | Te Pūkenga Wairarapa and Pūkaha National Wildlife Centre is creating work-ready rangers to help protect flora and fauna across Aotearoa for generations to come.
10 November 2021
A group of Whanganui secondary students interested in a career in the Police force have got a head start after completing a foundation programme through UCOL | Te Pūkenga.
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.
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.