New Zealand Diploma in Enrolled Nursing Graduate
Derryn Hurinui was inspired to pursue a career in nursing while working as an administrator at a medical centre. Now she’s loving her job as an Enrolled Nurse at Whanganui Hospital’s eye clinic.
Early Childhood Education Student
Leigh Munro has always loved working with children, so studying Early Childhood Education (ECE) was a natural path for her.
Warren McKenzie fell into teaching after his career as a chef took him to Australia, England, and Brazil.
U-Skills Academy Automotive Student
Mack Bold is on track to become a third-generation mechanic as he starts his automotive apprenticeship.
From baking birthday cakes with her mum to now making sweet treats enjoyed by people across the country, Megan Lory is turning her passion into a career.
Growing up in South Korea, Yunhui Lee always wanted to work as a nurse and one day take her skills overseas.
Exercise & Sport Science Graduate
A keen cricket and rugby player, Matt saw studying Exercise and Sport Science as a way to improve his own performance and give him the skills to help others.
Kaitūhono Tauira (Student Engagement Coordinator)
Maxine Hemi is here to ensure Wairarapa students have the support needed to achieve their goals.
Steve Leurink is a creative, an artist, a designer and an illustrator. It is as though it has been embedded in his DNA.
Programme Leader for Creative Industries
Tricia Falkner is the Programme Leader of the Creative Industries.
Early Childhood Education Lecturer
Natalie Tunnell found her passion for Early Childhood Education (ECE) as a UCOL student and now she’s passing it on to the teachers of the future.
Only a few years out of her diploma, and Sahiba Kaur is working on the frontlines of New Zealand’s COVID-19 response. A laboratory technician, Sahiba is part of a specialist team responsible for virus testing.