08 September 2021
Maraina Shone’s passion for cooking and her desire to be the best mum she can be steered her towards UCOL Wairarapa’s cooking programme. Now she loving life as a chef.
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.
28 June 2021
UCOL’s student chefs jumped from the test kitchen to the big leagues last Friday, helping feed 270 guests at Palmerston North’s 150th city anniversary dinner.
23 April 2021
On May 6, UCOL cookery students will be hard at work for one of New Zealand AgriFood Week’s most unique events – a luxurious four-course dinner showcasing the flavours and innovations possible with the use of non-animal proteins.
04 September 2019
Aspiring chefs, bakers, baristas, and mixologists showed off their skills in UCOL’s annual Secondary Schools Hospitality Competitions
28 July 2019
UCOL Manawatū is set to open its doors to potential students with its winter-themed Open Day on 7 August.
09 July 2019
Wind back the clock to the summer of ’99 and the first group of students to study at UCOL’s new campus in Palmerston North’s CBD arrived. Twenty years later a small group of hospitality, cookery and tourism alumni are sharing their stories ahead of the
24 June 2019
The National Chef’s Conference is an event not-to-be missed by any foodie wanting to experience what the Manawatū food and hospitality industry has to offer.
21 June 2019
Three UCOL Wairarapa students have been rewarded with scholarships from the Masterton District Council and REAP following a rigorous selection process.
17 June 2019
A growing number of wahine (women) are taking part in Te Mataroa – Māori and Pasifika Trades Training (MPTT) across UCOL campuses.
29 May 2019
UCOL Whanganui Cookery students have had a strong showing at the Taranaki Hospitality Competitions, winning four classes.
21 May 2019
Wairarapa food technology teachers have a few extra tricks up their sleeves thanks to the help of UCOL’s Chef Training team.