UCOL August Newsletter
Congratulations to Queen Elizabeth College for winning the ‘UCOL Facebook Battle of the School Logos competition’ $5000 is coming your way and one lucky student gets to take home the 32 GB iPod Touch. Turakina Māori Girls College were the second place winners with Palmerston North Girls High coming third. Thank you to all those schools that took part in this promotion and be on the look out for more UCOL promotions in the future.
Palmerston North Open Day
UCOL Palmerton North once again opened their doors to schools and the community to experience a taste of life at UCOL. This day was a huge success with over 3000 people taking the opportunity to talk to lecturers and current students about study and also to investigate what the campus has to offer.
If you were unable to attend this day but you, your students or their parents would still like to experience any of the UCOL campuses please contact your local School Liaison (details below).
Whanganui Open Day
- Wednesday 8th September 2010 10am - 1pm
Come and join the fun at Whanganui UCOL on Wednsesday 8th September 10am - 1pm. Lecturers and current students will once again be available to provide sound advice and guidance to your students that intend on or are still thinking about what they want to study in 2011. This is a ‘must see’ day for all school groups so get in now to book your spot for a personalised tour, contact firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
Earn As You Learn – Trades Presentations
Trades in Whanganui are making a big comeback and UCOL is right there providing as much support & guidance as possible. For an entire week UCOL in conjunction with the Chamber of Commerce, ITO’s ,Training for You PTE and all the Whanganui Secondary Schools Career Advisors have been providing an interactive presentation that gives students a better insight to the benefits of learning a trade. AND it doesn’t stop there, the presentations will be followed up with over 1000 secondary school students able to experience Industry and training provider visits, ‘Earn as you Learn’ and ‘Try before you Buy’ is a key message for making future decisions. For more information about trades or if you would like a presentation at your school please contact your local School Liaison (details below).
The School Liason Team
(Manawatu, Horowhenua & Hawkes Bay Regions)
(Wairarapa, Wellington, Tararua & Gisborne Regions) email@example.com
(Whanganui, Ruapehu & Taranaki Regions)