01 October 2020
Te Pūkenga leaders Stephen Town (Chief Executive) and Murray Strong (Chair) spent the day with UCOL staff and Board, sharing insights into the priority work ahead for Te Pūkenga and subsidiaries.
21 April 2020
An $8 million development to create an Education Centre for 500 equivalent full time health- related students annually is seeking assistance from the Shovel Ready Infrastructure fund.
01 April 2020
As national changes to vocational education come into effect on 1 April 2020, UCOL becomes UCOL Limited.
16 December 2019
In 2020 UCOL plans to keep up its investment approach, designed to meet the needs of the Region’s learners and employers.
10 September 2019
The Tertiary Education Commission has released 2018 educational performance results of all Institutes of Technology and Polytechnics across the country. UCOL out-performed the sector average in three out of the four key indicators.
01 August 2019
Today’s announcement from Minister of Education, Chris Hipkins, signals an important development in redefining New Zealand’s vocational education training sector, and is welcomed by central North Island polytechnic UCOL.
08 May 2019
UCOL is looking into restoring the old Plunket Rooms building on King Street, Palmerston North, and renovating it into a Student Support Hub.
05 April 2019
UCOL Council has re-appointed Dr Lynn as Chief Executive of UCOL from 20 May 2019 through to the end of December 2020.
26 March 2019
UCOL presented a strong voice to government representatives who spent the day in Palmerston North consulting on proposed national reforms for polytechnics and industry training organisations.
15 February 2019
UCOL is committed to ongoing consultation with Iwi and communities, and remains focused on providing certainty to students amongst the Minister's proposed reform of vocational education.
13 February 2019
UCOL was present at Parliament for Minister Hipkins announcement about the Reform of Vocational Education today. UCOL Chairman, Mr Ben Vanderkolk and Chief Executive Dr Lynn, who were at Parliament, are confident about UCOL’s future.