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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.


Cafes & Restaurants

Arranged Marriage
Receive a 10% discount on the dinner menu.

Address: 32B The Square, Palmerston North
Phone: 06 351 6300

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
$27.95 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

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

Active Explorers
10% discount on fees. The Grey Street and Victoria Avenue locations run from 7:30am - 5pm, and Broadway Avenue runs from 7:30am - 6pm. Services include stimulating playgrounds and indoor spaces, healthy meals, transition to school programme, and fun activities.

Cnr Grey & Amesbury Streets, Palmerston North
Phone: 06 353 0014

4 Victoria Avenue, Palmerston North
Phone: 06 355 5560

257 Broadway Avenue, Palmerston North
Phone: 06 354 9789


Entertainment

Embassy 3
$11 every day 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

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

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


Fitness

Inspire Health & Fitness Centre
Receive student rates.

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

The Dharma Room
One month of unlimited hot yoga for $80.

Address: Level 2, 44 King Street, Palmerston North
Phone: 021 911 003

UCOL Gym (Palmerston North)
Great price. Supports students' learning. Personal training is available on a limited basis twice a year. Fill out the health status questionnaire.

Contact Shohn Wormgoor for details:
Email: s.wormgoor@ucol.ac.nz


Hair

Spectra
Book an appointment on a Wednesday mentioning the "Student Wednesday" deal for:

  • $20 male haircut
  • $40 female haircut
  • 50% off main menu colour work (quote to be provided upon consultation)

 

Address: 2 George Street, Palmerston North
Phone: (06) 356 6027
Email: info@spectrahair.co.nz


Health

Eyes on Victoria
Receive a 10% discount.

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

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


Internet access

Inspire.net Prepay Broadband
A smart way to stay connected when you're on the move.


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


Nationwide discounts

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

 


Transport

Free public buses
Free bus services are available to all UCOL students and staff:

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.
 
6:45am - The bus departs outside Stage Door Cafe, King Street, Palmerston North. It passes through Bulls* at approximately 7:15am and arrives in Whanganui at 7:45am.
5:15pm - The bus departs from UCOL on Rutland Street, Whanganui. The bus arrives at UCOL in Palmerston North at approximately 6:30pm.

 

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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