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Benefits and Discounts

Students of UCOL have access to a range of benefits and discounts in the local community. Simply show your UCOL ID card.


Nationwide discounts

Unidays
Register with Unidays and receive fast, free and exclusive discounts for students. 


Internet access

Student City Broadband
A smart way to stay connected when you're on the move. Easy sign-up and cost effective plans.


Cafes & Restaurants

Fix It Cafe
Discounted food and drinks.

Address: The Atrium, UCOL, 16 Rutland Street, Whanganui

LaQuattro Mexican Grille
Receive a 10% discount.

Address: 13 Victoria Avenue, Whanganui
Phone: 06 345 9797

Subway
Receive a free drink with any sub.

Whanganui: 157 Victoria Avenue
Phone: 06 348 4500

Palmerston North:  43 Princess Street
Phone: 06 355 2787

Gengy's Mongolian B.B.Q. Buffet
$24.95 for a meal.

Address: 21 Broadway Avenue, Palmerston North
Phone: 06 355 0411

Joe's Garage
Receive a 10% discount off any purchase.

Address: 38 Princess Street, Palmerston North
Phone: 06 358 4428

Mediterranean Food House
Receive a 10% discount on any menu item.

Address: Corner Rangitikei and Cuba Streets, Palmerston North
Phone: 06 354 4174

Scholars Cafe
Receive a 10% discount off any purchase.

Address: 126 King Street, Palmerston North
Phone: 06 355 3355

Stage Door Cafe
Discounted food and drinks.

Address: The Atrium, UCOL, Corner King & Princess Streets, Palmerston North

Address: 90 King Street, Palmerston North
Phone: 06 359 2233


Childcare

Lollipops Educare
Receive a 10% discount on childcare.

Address: 134 Grey Street, Palmerston North
Phone: 06 353 0014


Entertainment

Embassy 3
$10 every night except Tuesdays.

Address: 34 Victoria Avenue, Whanganui
Phone: 06 345 7958

Splash Centre
Receive student admission pricing.

Address: Springvale Park, London Street and 67 Tinirau Street, Whanganui
Phone: 06 349 0113

Centrepoint Theatre
$20 entry into any show.

Address: 280 Church Street, Palmerston North
Phone: 06 354 5740

Event Cinemas
$4.50 discount available to full-time students.

Address: 70 Broadway Avenue, Palmerston North
Phone: 06 355 5335

Te Manawa
Receive a 50% discount on any exhibition in 2017 and 2018.

Address: 326 Main Street, Palmerston North
Phone: 06 355 5000


Fitness

Inspire Health & Fitness Centre
Receive student rates.

Address: 32 Wilson Street, Whanganui
Phone: 06 345 9486



Health

Eyes on Victoria
Receive a 10% discount.

Address: 97A Victoria Avenue, Whanganui
Phone: 06 347 6072

The Palms
If you present your UCOL ID and Community Services Card and make payment on the day of your appointment, the cost for your non-ACC consultation will be $27.00, excluding materials. If you only have your UCOL ID card and make payment on the day for a non-ACC consultation, the fee will be $42.00, excluding materials.

Address: 445 Ferguson Street, Palmerston North
Phone: 06 354 7737

Broadway Dental Centre
Receive a 10% discount.

Address: 187 Broadway Avenue, Palmerston North
Phone: 06 358 5386

Victoria Dental
Receive a 10% discount.

Address: 1A Rutland Street, Whanganui
Phone: 06 345 3222


Shopping

Philp-Wrights
Fashion students receive a 10% discount.

Address: 123 Victoria Avenue, Whanganui
Phone: 06 345 4871

Resene
Receive a 25% discount off Resene premium paint (500ml - 4L), 15% off Resene premium paint (10L) and 15% off accessories.

Address: 17 Wilson Street, Whanganui
Phone: 06 348 0048

Vautier Pharmacy
Receive a 10% discount off any purchase, excluding prescriptions.

Address: Downtown Broadway, 60 Broadway Avenue, Palmerston North
Phone: 06 356 6499

Address: Pioneer Village, 746 Pioneer Highway, Palmerston North
Phone: 06 357 6577

Address: Summerhill Village, 198 Ruapehu Drive, Palmerston North
Phone: 06 355 8173


Stationery

H&A Print
Receive a 10% discount on all shop items (excluding sale items).

Address: 7-9 Purnell Street, Whanganui
Phone: 06 345 3145

Left Bank Art Supplies
Receive a 10% discount on art supplies.

Address: 19 Taupo Quay, Whanganui
Phone: 06 345 0949

Meteor Office Products Depot
Ask in store.

Address: 27 Ridgway Street, Whanganui
Phone: 06 349 2630

Warehouse Stationery
Receive a 10% discount.

Address: 60-62 Victoria Avenue, Whanganui
Phone: 06 348 0160

Whitcoulls 
Receive a 10% discount on stationery items.

Address: 103 Victoria Avenue, Whanganui
Phone: 06 965 6040


Transport

Free public buses
A free bus service is available to all UCOL students and staff within Palmerston North and Whanganui. 

Palmerston North to Whanganui
If you live in Palmerston North and wish to study/work at UCOL in Whanganui, you can travel on UCOL's free intercampus bus. Simply register with Facilities Management and show your UCOL ID to the driver. Note that this is running until Friday 1 December 2017 and will recommence service on Monday 19 February 2018.
 
6:45am - The bus departs outside Stage Door Cafe, on King Street, Palmerston North. At approximately 7:15am the bus passes through Bulls* (the pick up point is north of Coffee on the MOOve). 
5:15pm - The bus departs from UCOL on Rutland Street, Whanganui. 

Whanganui to Palmerston North
If you live in Whanganui and wish to study/work in Palmerston North, you can travel free by bus with Horizons each weekday, except public holidays.

6:45am - The bus departs from UCOL in Whanganui. It passes through Bulls* at approximately 7:15am arrives in Palmerston North at 7:45am.
5:15pm - The bus leaves Palmerston North and arrives at UCOL at 6:30pm.

*Bulls isn't a scheduled stop, and space isn't guaranteed, but it is possible to catch the bus, and be dropped off there on the return trip.

Vehicle maintenance

Beaurepaires
Students receive 12.5% - 17.5% off Michelin, BFGoodrick, Goodyear and Dunlop Tyres.

Address: 559 Tremaine Avenue, Palmerston North
Phone: 06 357 3900

Duncan Motors
Receive a 5% discount off any purchase, excluding a warrant of fitness.

Address: 93 Lombard Street, Palmerston North
Phone: 06 357 5963

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