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THE TRIBUNE, JUNE 27, 2012
THE UCOL INFORMATION OPEN DAY
Come along to the UCOL Information Open Day on
Wednesday, 1st August and see why youll get more
than an education studying at UCOL. Its an exciting
day of live entertainment from our Performing Arts
and Contemporary Music students, plus chances to win
prizes. Talk to lecturing staff, check out our facilities and
see what direction your career can take with a UCOL
qualification in your hand.
Wednesday 1st August
9am -- 1pm at the UCOL Learning Hub, Corner of
King and Princess Streets, Palmerston North
UCOL AT MISS MANAWATU 2012
Miss Manawatu is an evening of fashion, dance and
music, as young ladies compete for the coveted title of
Miss Manawatu. This year well have our very own Miss
UCOL competing in the pagent, Nikita Kennard. Nikita
is a Certificate of Fashion and Beauty student, aged 21.
She came to Palmerston North from Marlborough to
study at UCOL. Students and staff on the programme are
supporting her entry, helping with fabulous hair, makeup
and fashion wear. Come along for a fun evening to
support Miss UCOL.
Friday 13th July, 7:30 -- 10pm
at the Regent Theatre on Broadway
CONTEMPORARY MUSIC STUDENTS'
HALF YEAR CONCERT
The UCOL Contemporary Music students are presenting
their half-year concert showcasing their talent at the
Globe Theatre. Programme leader Kane Parsons says the
concert will cover a wide range of music and will also
feature the students from the newly started Wairarapa
Campus. Genres covered will be Rock n Roll, Blues, Kiwi
Music and Rock featuring a selection of crowd pleasing
covers and quality original songs that the students have
created over the year.
Friday 29th June, 8pm at the Globe Theatre,
Corner of Pitt and Main Streets, Palmerston North
Tickets for the concert are $5
Bookings through: 0800 GO UCOL ext 70521
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In the groove: UCOL certificate in contemporary music performance students Richard Love, Anthony Waitokia and
Shellie Hanley rehearse for Friday night's Globe Theatre concert.
UCOL students to rock Globe
If music be the food of love -- play
on, and UCOL certificate in
performance students will
certainly be doing that during their
half-year talent showcase concert at
the Globe Theatre this Friday June
29 at 8pm.
Contemporary music performance
programme leader Kane Parsons,
says the end of semester concert will
cover a wide range of music
including rock 'n roll, blues, kiwi
music and rock, as well as a selection
of crowd-pleasing covers and some
quality original songs that the
students have created over the year.
These students regularly play at
venues around Palmerston North,
performing the various genres of
music they have been exposed to on
The two-hour gig will also feature
performances by the students of the
certificate in contemporary music
performance from UCOL Wairarapa.
Kane is excited about the two
campuses joining forces for the first
time and says the result will certainly
create an impressive sound. ''Not to
be missed'' he says.
UCOL's one-year certificate in
contemporary music performance
programme provides an opportunity
to develop both individual and
band performance skills across a
number of popular music styles.
It includes live sound and
recording, music theory, song
writing and composition, as well
as music management and
providing practical insights into
the workings of the music
For the concert, turn up to the
Globe Theatre corner of Pitt and
Main Streets on Friday evening for
the 8pm start; fork over five bucks,
and you're in -- or you can book
by ringing 0800 GO UCOL, ext
70521 or via firstname.lastname@example.org
First she takes the Regent: Nikita Kennard is UCOL's entrant in the Miss
Manawatu and Miss Teen Manawatu pageant 2012, which takes to the
Regent on Broadway catwalk on July 13.
Hoping to be the successor to
reigning Miss Manawatu Miriam
Schroter, Nikita Kennard is
representing UCOL in this year's Miss
Manawatu and Miss Teen Manawatu
A certificate of fashion and beauty
student, Nikita is a 21-year-old who
came to Palmerston North from
Marlborough to study at UCOL.
Students and staff on the
programme are supporting her
entry, giving help with hair, make-up
and fashion wear.
The annual Miss Teen contest is
for young women aged between 15
to 17, while Miss Manawatu entrants
must be between 18 and 25.
All the contestants will parade for
the judges during the glamorous
pageant being held in the Regent on
Broadway on Friday, July 13.
The pageant focuses on personal
development, building character,
self-esteem and self-confidence, and
meeting personal challenges, along
with personal styling and
presentation, and is a good fit with
Nikita's UCOL studies.
UCOL's full-time 20-week
certificate programme offers a taster
in fashion, catwalk presentation,
hair, and beauty therapy.
Students get to design and
construct two garments that will be
paraded at a fashion show, as well as
learn how to catwalk and what it
takes to become a professional
It teaches the basics of healthy
hair and styling and correct skin
care, along with waxing, eyelash and
eyebrow tinting, make-up
application, manicure, pedicure and
customer care, as well as computing
and communication skills.
Information for all UCOL
programmes and mid-year intakes is
available online at ucol.ac.nz or call-
free 0800 GO UCOL (0800 46 8265).
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