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UCOL drives recruitment campaign

24 June 2013

UCOL drives recruitment campaign

Starting today, UCOL is taking the enrolment process out into the community, to make it easier for people to enrol for programmes with mid-year start dates.

A green UCOL bus usually used for a bus driver training qualification has been given a new temporary mission – helping prospective students find out more about the programmes they’re interested in.

The bus will be pulling up in Shannon and Levin today, and will also head to Pahiatua, Summerhill, Dannevirke and Feilding this week. This weekend it will park up in the Palmerston North Square and then next week it will roll on to Pioneer Highway, Kelvin Grove, Tremaine Ave, The Square again and Highbury.

UCOL Director of Student Experience Karyn Thomson says people will be able to complete the full enrolment process on board the bus, and get any information they need. “Mobile enrolment is about getting out there, to wider areas than normal. We want to make it as easy as possible for people, to find out about the education options they’re interested in.”

“We’re pleased to be able to use the UCOL green bus for this purpose to support prospective students.”

All those who board the bus have the option to go in the draw to win an i-pad mini. Follow the journey on the UCOL Facebook page – www.facebook.com/ucolnz or #UCOLgreenbus.

Dates, times and locations of bus stops are as follows:

Monday 24 June 2013

Shannon - Plimmer Terrace (by Te Maire Park) 10:00am - 11.00am

Levin - The Mall Car Park - Oxford Street 11.30am - 1.30pm

Tuesday 25 June 2013

Pahiatua Princess Street (Main Street end) 10:00am - 1:00pm

Wednesday 26 June 2013

Summerhill New World Car Park, 194 Ruapehu Drive 2:00pm - 6:00pm

Thursday 27 June 2013

Dannevirke Ward Street (High Street end) 10:00am - 1:00pm


Friday 28 June 2013

Feilding Manchester Square, Manchester St - Grass Quadrant 10:00am - 2:00pm


Saturday 29 June 2013

Palmerston North, The Square iSite Parking Area, 10:00am - 4:00pm

Monday 1 July 2013

Pioneer Highway Corner of West Street and Pioneer Highway (car park) 2:00pm - 5:00pm


Tuesday 2 July 2013

Kelvin Grove, Countdown Car Park 2:00pm - 5:00pm


Wednesday 3 July 2013

Blackwood, Tremaine Ave, Paykels Car Park 2:00pm - 5:00pm


Thursday 4 July 2013

Palmerston North, The Square iSite Parking Area 3:00pm - 7:00pm


Friday 5 July 2013

Highbury, Highbury Whanau Centre 2:00pm - 5:00pm


Saturday 6 July 2013

Whanganui - location to be confirmed.

Friday 12 July 2013

Martinborough, The Square – 9am-10am

Featherston, opposite the skate park – 10.30-11.30am

Greytown, outside Kuranui College entrance – 12-1pm

Carterton, the old Wairarapa Plumbing site – 2.30-3.30pm

ENDS

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