05 July 2019
A number of emerging professional creatives from UCOL have swept up, yet again, at the 2019 Iris Professional Photography Awards, a showcase sponsored by Nikon and open to all professional photographers both in New Zealand and overseas.
21 June 2019
Twenty UCOL Whanganui students have been rewarded with scholarships from Whanganui businesses and Trusts, following a rigorous selection process
10 May 2019
Award-winning Indie-Folk singer and songwriter Mel Parsons led a discussion on the future of music with UCOL music students yesterday.
11 April 2019
UCOL students have added to the vibrancy of Whanganui’s streets by painting a mural as part of the inaugural Whanganui Walls street art festival.
09 April 2019
UCOL has had a strong showing in the 2019 Whanganui Arts Review, highlighted by Senior Lecturer Dr Kathryn Wightman winning the Open Award for the second straight year.
15 March 2019
Grammy Award-winning Māori musical instrument specialist Jerome Kavanagh is bringing his unique sound to UCOL for a special performance.
25 February 2019
UCOL’s own dream-team Graham Johnston and Kane Parsons have taken the youth theatre scene by storm; taking out the Best Youth Musical Award for 2018 at the recent Manawatu Theatre Awards.
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.