15 July 2021
Our region has very low unemployment, and for most people, jobs are easy to come by. However, taking that next step up the ladder is harder, and many organisations say that finding people with the right skills isn’t easy.
14 July 2021
Sixteen UCOL students received a total of $11,500 through the institute’s first Women in Trades scholarship.
08 July 2021
WorkSafe New Zealand and UCOL are teaming up with a new learning initiative that helps construction students further develop their skills assessing and managing work risks.
05 July 2021
Ryan Clark built his first computer at age 12 with the help of a YouTube video. Now 15, he estimates he’s built more than 100 PCs and his part time computer business has done $60,000 in sales in the last few months alone.
02 July 2021
Employers in the Manawatū who met with UCOL Board members and staff this week are enthusiastic about working together to boost learning opportunities for the Regions' workforce.
17 May 2021
Whether you’re a prospective student, an alumni, or just interested in checking out what’s on offer at UCOL’s Manawatū campus – a full virtual tour is now available.
16 March 2021
1,787 graduands will receive their qualifications during UCOL’s Graduation season, with many overcoming the challenges of studying through 2020’s COVID-19 alert level changes.
09 March 2021
Three powerful Manawatū women leaders joined forces at UCOL Manawatū last night for an interesting and inspiring evening in celebration of International Women’s Day.
02 February 2021
It can only take one song to really take off – and Palmerston North band Ripple Effect are seeing that for themselves. Their single Sway, which was release last year, has just ticked over more than 200,000 listens on Spotify.
28 January 2021
Learners in the Manawatū, Whanganui, Wairarapa, and Horowhenua regions are flocking at the chance to take up free study covered by the Government’s Targeted Training and Apprenticeship Fund (TTAF).
20 January 2021
If you’re interested in studying in 2021 and wondering what studying at a vocational education provider is like, join us for an afternoon of emersion in one of our Taster Workshops.
19 November 2020
A key partner in the region’s post COVID journey to prosperity, UCOL has teamed up with the Manawatu, Whanganui, and Wairarapa Chambers of Commerce to offer free qualifications to improve the capabilities of local businesses.