22 January 2019
Well on her way as an emerging designer, 2018 was a big year for Paige MacDonald, Ngāti Kahungungu, a UCOL Bachelor of Design and Arts - Whanganui student, who combined study, growing her own label ‘Nola’ and going to New Zealand Fashion Week.
21 December 2018
UCOL Bachelor of Creative Media students contributed 2,835 hours and talent of pro bono work in 2018 to the local not-for-profit sector.
29 November 2018
Food, art and bananas all feature in Stuart McGechan’s work history, up until recently he had worked as a chef for the last thirty years in New Zealand, Australia and Switzerland.
28 November 2018
For Bachelor of Creative Media student Daniella James, receiving a UCOL Excellence Scholarship has taken away the stress of paying back a bigger student loan, as she juggles study with work and netball.
26 November 2018
From hardly being able to draw a stick figure, Megan Foster, a UCOL Bachelor of Design and Arts who is majoring in Graphic Design, is about to see her work exhibited as part of the Tributaries Exhibition in Whanganui.
21 November 2018
Talent, skill and imagination are all about to be on show at a number of exhibitions by UCOL students. This is a great opportunity to come and soak up some art, design, interior design and just enjoy the talent on show.
13 November 2018
2017 saw Andrea du Chatenier, a Fine Arts Lecturer on the Bachelor of Design & Arts at UCOL Whanganui and a successful artist who has been exhibiting here and abroad for more than a decade, awarded with the Guldagergaard Residency, for her work Untitled (
31 October 2018
Thirteen students from UCOL’s Whanganui campus took home a combined $17,500 worth of scholarships at a recent ceremony on campus.
09 October 2018
Following the call from Weta Workshop for New Zealand tertiary students to let their imaginations run wild, Deanna Gunn, a second year Bachelor of Creative Media Student at UCOL, submitted an entry to the Gwangmyeong Concept Design Competition. Her stunni
10 September 2018
Last week a group of local artists got together to put into action an initiative that has been months in the making, a ‘Paste Up’ of a very special kind with an important message: “We Are All Artists”.
27 July 2018
Paige MacDonald’s interest in fashion design began in the sewing class at Rutherford Junior High. Now the UCOL student is preparing to show off her work under the bright lights at New Zealand Fashion Week.
12 June 2018
UCOL students are breathing new life into old wedding dresses to raise money for Hospice Whanganui.