News Release Leigh Dome
Going, going, sold
UCOL’s latest house build project has
been sold at auction.
The successful bid of $127,500
allows UCOL to cover the material costs and
present its chosen community charity, the Middle Districts Lions Club, with a
handsome return from the sale.
The three bedroom house is
the fourth full-size building constructed by UCOL Certificate in Carpentry students at the
Amesbury Street site.
“These building projects give UCOL the chance to offer a real-life,
tangible learning experience for our Carpentry students to become job ready
graduates,” says Programme Manager of Construction Trades, Danny Reilly.
“It’s also a great opportunity for UCOL and the students to work with local
companies and trades-people and create a genuine community
Proceeds from previous builds have benefited
the Arohanui Hospice and Habitat
UCOL Construction students are also building
a sustainable eco-friendly 6 Star
House on a site in Tremaine Avenue.
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