Education Policy | Post Primary | Preschool | Primary | Tertiary | Search

 


Whanganui UCOL scholars rewarded

Whanganui UCOL scholars rewarded

Fourteen Whanganui UCOL students representing nine different programmes received scholarships at a ceremony at the Rutland Street campus today.

The successful scholars are studying across a wide range of Certificate and Degree programmes in everything from Fashion to Fine Arts and Beauty to Business.

Chairman of the UCOL Council Trevor Goodwin hosted the ceremony. While congratulating the recipients, he thanked the Trust Boards and businesses for their on-going support of the scholarships and showing tangible commitment to some of UCOL’s most promising students.

Wanganui Education Trust scholarships were presented to Sinead Pugh (Bachelor of Computer Graphic Design), Tairongo Hauwaho (Certificate in Contemporary Music Performance) and Tracey Ihaia (Bachelor of Nursing).

Bachelor of Fashion student Georgina Steven and Chris Van Klink Bachelor of Computer Graphic Design were each awarded an H & A Design and Print scholarship.

Five students were each awarded an Arthur Wheeler Leedstown Trust scholarship. The successful students were Aroha Te Huia (Certificate in Mental Health), Alison Biggs (Bachelor of Nursing), Virginia Larsen (Certificate in Beauty Services), Teri-Wai Eruera
(National Certificate in Business) and Aleisha Ward (Certificate in Hairdressing).

Michelle Bettridge (Bachelor of Fine Arts) received the Bryan Smyth Memorial Trust scholarship and Bachelor of Fine Arts student David Terrey accepted the Kate Gray Memorial Trust scholarship.


Bachelor of Fashion student Zoe Frew was awarded a Phil-Wright Fabrics scholarship, and Bachelor of Nursing student Sharon Basham picked up a Gina Forrest Memorial scholarship.

UCOL Deputy Chief Executive Academic Bonnie Dewart says she is grateful UCOL is able to connect with organisations and individuals to offer students scholarships and awards. “I would like to extend a thank you to each donor. These students no doubt have aspirations to contribute to their communities so it is great for them to have this support during their studies.”

ENDS

© Scoop Media

 
 
 
 
 
Culture Headlines | Health Headlines | Education Headlines

 

John McBeth: Our World Cup All Blacks

Forty or fifty years ago nobody really had any idea of what the selectors had in mind. There were often several trials, which sometimes featured over 150 players, possibly an inter island match or a final trial, then we listened to the announcement of the team on radio. The players weren't flown into the capital for a parliamentary function... More>>

ALSO:

Game Review: Midsomer Murders Meets First Year Philosophy

Developed by The Chinese Room, Everybody's Gone to the Rapture sees the player exploring what appears to be a recently abandoned idyllic English village trying to figure out where everybody's gone. Spoiler: they've gone to the rapture. (On a serious note, this review contains plot spoilers.) More>>

Scoop Review Of Books: Clear Science

It was really after his move to Wellington, to Victoria University, that it became apparent that Sir Paul Cllaghan was much more than an eminent physicist... More>>

ALSO:

Francis Cook: Weekend SportzMania! All Blacks! Netball!

Sports were on all weekend. I normally don’t write about sports but with Richie McCaw tipped to be the next Prime Minister, and Colin Craig arguing sports are almost as important as politics, I thought “what better time to start!” More>>

ALSO:

Beervana: Aussie Pav Beer Declared Taste Of NZ

In a surprising upset, an Australian beer modelled on the pavlova, created by Brisbane brewery Newstead Brewing, the 250 Beers blog and Scratch Bar, has been announced the winner at the Beervana craft beer festival ‘Flag Brew’ competition, which challenged media and brewing teams to capture the distinctive taste of New Zealand. More>>

ALSO:

Get More From Scoop

 
 

LATEST HEADLINES

 
 
 
 
Education
Search Scoop  
 
 
Powered by Vodafone
NZ independent news