Cassy Titter was working in the shearing industry when she first came to UCOL Whanganui in 2006. She was looking for something new and after her aunty had signed up for UCOL’s New Zealand Diploma in Business, Cassy thought she would try it too.
Veterinary Nursing Graduate
Indy Carthew always knew she wanted to work with animals, and despite suggestions that she should study veterinary science, she was not interested in surgery or diagnostics.
For vet nurse Caleb Norman, the best part of his job is knowing that he’s making a difference in the community “one little furry footstep at a time”.
Dairy farming student
Early morning milking sessions and moving cattle are a far cry from the office work Lynne Nel is used to.
Student Bachelor of Applied Management
People would think more than 30 years commanding soldiers in the New Zealand Defence Force (NZDF) would involve high degrees of management, and they would be right.
Bachelor of Nursing
Raman Kaur enjoyed her learning experience at UCOL so much, she has dreams of teaching nursing there sometime in the future.
New Zealand Certificate in Study and Career Preparation (Level 4) Student
Anna says her recent move back up to the Level 4 programme has brought her a greater sense of self-worth and wholeness, and she is thriving in UCOL’s learning environment.
Programme Leader – Hospitality
Ian Drew (Head of School – Technologies, Programme Leader – Hospitality) has taken to Te Atakura’s teaching approach like a duck to water. He’s found the relationship-based approach to be very effective.
Maraina Shone’s passion for cooking and her desire to be the best mum she can be steered her towards UCOL Wairarapa’s cooking programme. Now she loving life as a chef.
Applied Science Graduate
After a mysterious illness, Taichi Takeuchi wanted to study microbiology at UCOL to discover what had make him sick. What he ended up finding was his passion for chemistry.
As a mechanic, Danielle Couchman loves having the skills to fix her own car instead of getting someone else to do it.
UCOL Carpentry graduate Krystine Vincent loves the feeling she gets when she finishes a project.