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Student life and events

UCOL offers an array of fun and informative events throughout the year for our wider community. 

If you're thinking of studying, enquire or come along to a UCOL Manawatū Open Day and UCOL Whanganui Open Day which ever is near you.

If you've already enrolled, check out our Student Guidebook below for tips on how to make the most out of your time here.


A photograph of a students in front of UCOL campus

Throughout the year UCOL hosts and supports some great events for our students, staff and the local community. Take a look at what's on.


A photograph of some young people walking together

It's all about putting the U into UCOL. We want to make sure your first week at UCOL is a great experience. Join us for official welcomes, academic and career sessions, food and fun, and cool night events.


Chess Club UCOL

UCOL has a small but diverse number of clubs to meet the interests of students. Learn about our clubs and how to join.

UCOL Merchandise

A photograph of UCOL branded merchandise.

Remind yourself of all your amazing memories at UCOL with some UCOL merchandise.