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Benefits and Discounts

Students of UCOL have access to a range of benefits and discounts in the local community. Simply show your UCOL ID card.


Cafes & Restaurants

Arranged Marriage
Receive a 10% discount on the dinner menu.

Address: 32B The Square, Palmerston North
Phone: 06 351 6300

Fix It Cafe
Discounted food and drinks.

Address: The Atrium, UCOL, 16 Rutland Street, Whanganui

LaQuattro Mexican Grille
Receive a 10% discount.

Address: 13 Victoria Avenue, Whanganui
Phone: 06 345 9797

Subway
Receive a free drink with any sub.

Whanganui: 157 Victoria Avenue
Phone: 06 348 4500

Palmerston North:  43 Princess Street
Phone: 06 355 2787

Gengy's Mongolian B.B.Q. Buffet
$27.95 for a meal.

Address: 21 Broadway Avenue, Palmerston North
Phone: 06 355 0411

Joe's Garage
Receive a 10% discount off any purchase.

Address: 38 Princess Street, Palmerston North
Phone: 06 358 4428

Scholars Cafe
Receive a 10% discount off any purchase.

Address: 126 King Street, Palmerston North
Phone: 06 355 3355

Stage Door Cafe
Discounted food and drinks.

Address: The Atrium, UCOL, Corner King & Princess Streets, Palmerston North

Address: 90 King Street, Palmerston North
Phone: 06 359 2233


Childcare

Active Explorers
10% discount on fees. The Grey Street and Victoria Avenue locations run from 7:30am - 5pm, and Broadway Avenue runs from 7:30am - 6pm. Services include stimulating playgrounds and indoor spaces, healthy meals, transition to school programme, and fun activities.

Cnr Grey & Amesbury Streets, Palmerston North
Phone: 06 353 0014

4 Victoria Avenue, Palmerston North
Phone: 06 355 5560

257 Broadway Avenue, Palmerston North
Phone: 06 354 9789


Entertainment

Embassy 3
$11 every day except Tuesdays.

Address: 34 Victoria Avenue, Whanganui
Phone: 06 345 7958

Splash Centre
Receive student admission pricing.

Address: Springvale Park, London Street and 67 Tinirau Street, Whanganui
Phone: 06 349 0113

Event Cinemas
$4.50 discount available to full-time students.

Address: 70 Broadway Avenue, Palmerston North
Phone: 06 355 5335


Fitness

Inspire Health & Fitness Centre
Receive student rates.

Address: 32 Wilson Street, Whanganui
Phone: 06 345 9486

The Dharma Room
One month of unlimited hot yoga for $80.

Address: Level 2, 44 King Street, Palmerston North
Phone: 021 911 003

UCOL Gym (Palmerston North)
Great price. Supports students' learning. Personal training is available on a limited basis twice a year. Fill out the health status questionnaire.

Contact Shohn Wormgoor for details:
Email: s.wormgoor@ucol.ac.nz


Health

Eyes on Victoria
Receive a 10% discount.

Address: 97A Victoria Avenue, Whanganui
Phone: 06 347 6072

Broadway Dental Centre
Receive a 10% discount.

Address: 187 Broadway Avenue, Palmerston North
Phone: 06 358 5386

Victoria Dental
Receive a 10% discount.

Address: 1A Rutland Street, Whanganui
Phone: 06 345 3222


Internet access

Inspire.net Prepay Broadband
A smart way to stay connected when you're on the move.


Shopping

Philp-Wrights
Fashion students receive a 10% discount.

Address: 123 Victoria Avenue, Whanganui
Phone: 06 345 4871

Resene
Receive a 25% discount off Resene premium paint (500ml - 4L), 15% off Resene premium paint (10L) and 15% off accessories.

Address: 17 Wilson Street, Whanganui
Phone: 06 348 0048

Vautier Pharmacy
Receive a 10% discount off any purchase, excluding prescriptions.

Address: Downtown Broadway, 60 Broadway Avenue, Palmerston North
Phone: 06 356 6499

Address: Pioneer Village, 746 Pioneer Highway, Palmerston North
Phone: 06 357 6577

Address: Summerhill Village, 198 Ruapehu Drive, Palmerston North
Phone: 06 355 8173


Stationery

H&A Print
Receive a 10% discount on all shop items (excluding sale items).

Address: 7-9 Purnell Street, Whanganui
Phone: 06 345 3145

Left Bank Art Supplies
Receive a 10% discount on art supplies.

Address: 19 Taupo Quay, Whanganui
Phone: 06 345 0949

Meteor Office Products Depot
Ask in store.

Address: 27 Ridgway Street, Whanganui
Phone: 06 349 2630

Warehouse Stationery
Receive a 10% discount.


Nationwide discounts

Unidays
Register with Unidays and receive fast, free and exclusive discounts for students. 


Transport

Free public buses
Free bus services are available to all UCOL students and staff:

Palmerston North to Whanganui
If you live in Palmerston North and wish to study/work at UCOL in Whanganui, you can travel on UCOL's free intercampus bus. Simply register with Facilities Management and show your UCOL ID to the driver.
 
6:45am - The bus departs outside Stage Door Cafe, King Street, Palmerston North. It passes through Bulls* at approximately 7:15am and arrives in Whanganui at 7:45am.
5:15pm - The bus departs from UCOL on Rutland Street, Whanganui. The bus arrives at UCOL in Palmerston North at approximately 6:30pm.

Whanganui to Palmerston North
If you live in Whanganui and wish to study/work in Palmerston North, you can travel free by bus with Horizons each weekday, except public holidays.

6:45am - The bus departs from UCOL in Whanganui. It passes through Bulls* at approximately 7:15am arrives in Palmerston North at 7:45am.
5:15pm - The bus leaves Palmerston North and arrives at UCOL at 6:30pm.

*Bulls isn't a scheduled stop, and space isn't guaranteed, but it is possible to catch the bus, and be dropped off there on the return trip.

Vehicle maintenance

Beaurepaires
Students receive 12.5% - 17.5% off Michelin, BFGoodrick, Goodyear and Dunlop Tyres.

Address: 559 Tremaine Avenue, Palmerston North
Phone: 06 357 3900

Duncan Motors
Receive a 5% discount off any purchase, excluding a warrant of fitness.

Address: 93 Lombard Street, Palmerston North
Phone: 06 357 5963

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