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THE TRIBUNE, JULY 25, 2012
Fancy yourself as a chef,
a builder, a nurse or an IT expert?
Come along to the UCOL Information Open Day on
Wednesday 1 August and find out why
your future looks bright with UCOL.
Often described as UCOLs biggest day of the year,
the annual Open Day gives you the chance to check
out more than 100 programmes on offer and
visualise yourself as a UCOL student in 2013.
Win a pair of Beats by Dre Solo Headphones,
or even a 16GB iPad 3. Just interact with our
programme stands and be in to win.
Visitors can expect free food and giveaways as they
explore the diverse range of study opportunities and
get amongst the stimulating environment and high
tech facilities that UCOL offers its students.
There will be regular tours of the campus
facilities throughout the day.
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Your future looks bright with UCOL
Wearable art on at Manfeild
August 11 will see more than 100
students from 10 high schools
across the Manawatu region
performing at Manfeild Stadium in
Evento, the Feilding High School
wearable art show.
This is the show's 16th year and it
has come a long way since its
humble beginnings in the Feilding
High School hall. Manfeild Stadium,
the current home for Evento, can
accommodate the 40-metre stage
and 2000 raised seats, giving every
member of the audience an amazing
view of this show, which has become
a slick and professional showcase for
The entries' standard is extremely
high and audiences in the past have
needed to keep reminding
themselves that these costumes have
been made by 13 to 18 year olds.
Students are involved in every aspect
of the production, including music,
dance, lighting, camera work and
designing the presentation for the
huge screeens, which feature above
This year's sections are: Mythology,
creating a new mythological creature
and a back story; White Paper Avant
Garde, a costume using any kind of
paper as long as its white; Retro Tech,
using only old technology; and
Wonderland, where they had to
create a new character to fit into this
Tickets for this year's show are
available from Manawatu Toyota,
Feilding Promotions, Feilding High
School and the Evento website
Picture yourself at UCOL
Give 'em enough rope: UCOL's Warwick Taylor sends another prospective
student ''over the edge'' during Open Day 2011.
Cooking up a
Combine great prizes and
giveaways with free food and
entertainment, as well as
advancement, and you have another
unmissable UCOL open day.
Fancy yourself as a chef, a builder,
a nurse or an IT expert? Then next
Wednesday, August 1, is the perfect
opportunity to put yourself in the
Often described as UCOL's
''biggest day of the year'', the annual
open day gives anyone and
everyone the chance to check more
than 100 learning programmes and
nationally recognised qualifications,
as well as soaking up the UCOL vibe.
The open day could be the first step
towards enrolling as a UCOL student
for 2013, and graduating into the
skilled job market.
All UCOL's programmes will be
represented, with any number of
interactive displays and
attention in the UCOL atrium on
Princess St. Here's where everyone is
free to explore the diverse range of
study opportunities, appreciate the
hi-tech gear, and experience the
stimulating learning environment
that UCOL offers its students.
Taking a look through Trades and
Technology's new Princess St
training centre, with its state-of-the-
art 3-D printer that makes solid
forms from digital files, is a must.
The U-Kinetics Exercise and Wellness
Clinic and the Beauty Clinic suite will
also be open for visitors, with
regular tours of other campus
facilities throughout the day.
Entertainment on the central
stage in the heart of the atrium will
be provided by UCOL Performing
Arts and Contemporary Music
students, while the prizes include
Beats by Dre Solo headphones,
along with a 16GB iPad-3 as well as
free food and other giveaways. Just
interact with any of the programme
stands to be in to win.
Free buses will be running
between the UCOL bus stop on
Princess St and the Massey
University open day from 10am.
UCOL's open day, Wednesday,
August 1, between 9am -- 1pm at
the central city campus, corner of
Princess and King streets.
Re-orientation goes to
the Olympics at UCOL
It's exactly the time of year to
celebrate mid-year enrolments at
UCOL. With the London Olympics
on from this week until August
12, it's not surprising that re-
orientation at UCOL comes with
an Olympics theme.
For all new and re-enrolling
students, the fun begins in the
atrium on Tuesday, August 7, with
the traditional powhiri and official
welcome, followed by the AS@U
(Association of Students at UCOL)
UCOL Big Breakfast.
From 11am on Wednesday 8,
it's Market Day and Games Day.
Taking place in the UCOL atrium
and on the King St green, the day
features a wide representation of
Manawatu businesses promoting
products and services while
making great deals and special
offers available for students.
Along with plenty of prizes,
giveaways and competitions,
there will be fun activities to
participate in and a number of
game challenges. Come lunch
time, AS@U is putting on a BBQ
lunch, with nachos, American
hotdogs, and hearty hot soup.
Friday evening at 6pm and the
great Olympic Pub Crawl is
underway from Student House at
137 Queen St. The $30 tickets for
this R18 event (IDs will be
required) see drinks at five bars,
along with food and giveaways,
and are on sale now from the
Queen St Student Association
HQ. Simply 'like' AS@U on
Facebook, or write on AS@U's
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