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.
Certificate in Intermediate Photography
UCOL photography student Amanda Hodge says she has loved photography for as long as she can remember, and the forty-two-year-old has not let being a busy mother of four hold her back from realising her creative ambitions.
Medical Imaging Technology Student
Endalew Taye loves the busy world of Medical Imaging Technology (MIT) and the wide range of experiences she gets while on clinical placement.
U-Skills Health Graduate
For Amber Duthie, the U-Skills Health programme was the perfect stepping stone into the Bachelor of Nursing degree.
Diploma in Cookery
When Cambodian UCOL student Andy Piseth was younger, his mum convinced him to try a career as a chef. Now eighteen and mid-way through a two-year Diploma in Cookery, he’s happy to admits his mum was right.