UCOL bridges the skills gap from learning to 'doing what you love'. Giving you better access to a practical and industry relevant pathway to a better future. Through innovative education and access to the latest equipment, it's the place you come to get 'tomorrow-ready' and a 'hands-on learning advantage'. The Universal College of Learning or UCOL is an award winning, government-funded institute of technology and polytechnic with three campuses in the lower half of the North Island of New Zealand. At UCOL We... * Do all we can to see every student succeed through new teaching practices, loads of personal support, and dedicated staff. * Believe in a students' right to study, to achieve personal goals, acquire employment and gain enjoyment through knowledge. We operate in an environment that embraces innovation from hands on learning and commitment to providing excellent facilities that cater for tertiary study. We have led the way in developing high-tech learning hubs, giving students free access to modern computers, high-speed internet, and spacious learning environments. These hubs have become the heart or living room of our campuses. Our student support services are among the best, our personal education plan initiative won a national award for innovation and has been adopted by other teaching establishments. This reflects our individual approach to our students.