UMS Makes Neighbours School Uniform

Date Published: January 31, 2017

Neighbours Fans

Did you watch last night’s episode of Neighbours? UMS manufactured the new Erinsborough High school uniforms! These included the dresses, shirts, blouses, skirts and the varsity jacket. We are thrilled to hear the cast loves the new uniforms and are so excited to have had this opportunity to be part of an iconic television […]

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Back to School Tips

Date Published: January 19, 2017

Tips for a better school year

The back to school countdown is on! With only 1 week to go, we found some great tips from Kidspot for getting back into the school routine.

Back to school tip #1:

Keep lunch boxes easy (for mum)While we all want to love and nurture our children by packing the best and […]

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Back on Board!

Date Published: January 3, 2017

Are you ready for back to school 2017?

We’re back on board at UMS. Are you ready for back-to-school 2017? At UMS we can offer your school the complete uniform solution. Contact us today and we will happily discuss!

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Happy New Year 2017!

Date Published: January 1, 2017

Happy New Year! We hope you are all enjoying your well deserved holidays! Don’t forget we’re back in the office on January 3rd to get ready for the busy back-to-school period. Feel free to contact us at any time.

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Merry Christmas

Date Published: December 24, 2016

The UMS team would like to wish everyone a very Merry Christmas! Thank you for all your support throughout the year, see you in 2017!

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Secret Santa

Date Published: December 1, 2016

Secret Santa Morning Tea

We took a few happy snaps today at our secret Santa morning tea! As usual, we have way too much food left over and all received beautiful gifts. The team at UMS are all now very much in the Christmas spirit!

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Retail Solutions

Date Published: November 22, 2016

UMS Retail Solutions

Did you know that we offer Retail Solutions for your school uniform shop? We will take care of everything, from stock management to staffing, our Retail Solutions Manager will make sure it’s a smooth transition every step of the way.

It is our many years of expertise in successfully managing school uniform outlets that […]

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Melbourne Cup at UMS

Date Published: November 1, 2016

Melbourne Cup Lunch

We had a wonderful time celebrating Melbourne Cup today at our Murarrie office! Go Almandin.

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UMS Networking Event 2016

Date Published: October 28, 2016

Connecting Conveners

There was a great buzz at the Eagles Nest rooftop bar last Friday as the Queensland network of school uniform shop conveners took in the views across Kangaroo Point. Between the fun, laughter, drinks and canapes, attendees had the chance to catch up with their industry peers, sharing and learning from one another on […]

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Guardian Angels Primary Orientation Day

Date Published: October 20, 2016

Prep Orientation Day

We’re at Guardian Angels Primary this morning doing fittings for orientation day, we have a beautiful view of the bay! Don’t forget to come and get fitted by one of our experts.


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North Lakes State College Carvinal

Date Published: October 16, 2016

Did you see us at the NLSC Carnival?
Our team was out and about in the lovely Spring sunshine for the Northlakes State College 2016 fete, handing out free sunscreen, water bottles, and promoting our Sunsafe uniform polos. 

If you would like UMS to host a stall at your […]

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Winter Indent Orders Are Due Soon!

Date Published: October 7, 2016

Are you prepared for Winter 2017?

To ensure delivery by the 1st March 2017 place your Winter indent orders by 8th November 2016.

Our Winter Range includes:

Track wear
New stretch microfibre track wear
Bomber jackets
Fleecy jackets/jumpers
Full range of knitwear including jumpers (poly-cotton or wool), scarfs, beaning, gloves
Stock line long trousers (grey marle, navy or charcoal)
New standard academic long sleeve […]

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QAST Conference

Date Published: April 7, 2016

We had a very enjoyable day!

The UMS sales reps had a great time at the QAST conference. It was an exciting day bumping in to current customers and meeting many new faces. We would also like to give another congratulations to Yeronga State High for winning the UMS sports equipment hamper! We hope enjoy it.

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Easter Trading Hours

Date Published: March 24, 2016

We would like to thank everyone for their support so far this year. We will be taking a short break and resume normal trading hours on Tuesday. From all of the team at UMS we wish you a very happy and safe Easter.

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QAST 2016

Date Published: March 15, 2016

QAST Uniform Shop Expo

We’re beginning final preparations for the QAST Uniform Shop Expo this weekend! The expo is well known as the place to be inspired and gain new ideas for your school’s uniform shop. The expo features suppliers committed to servicing Queensland schools and exhibits of support services available to your uniform shop, tuckshop […]

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Party Time at UMSV

Date Published: January 17, 2016

 Celebrating the end of 2015 

Although the Chinese New Year holiday isn’t until February, it didn’t stop UMSV staff from celebrating the end of the calendar year! The factory broke away into their teams and held a number of smaller parties earlier this month. Pictured here are staff from factory lines 2, 3, and 4 enjoying a […]

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Happy Holidays

Date Published: December 3, 2015

 Wishing you a wonderful holiday season 

Christmas is nearly here and we would like to take this time to reflect on the years success. With the hard work of all the team, we have seen UMS expand rapidly. Our retail solutions package has really taken off this year, with the addition of both Loreto and Unity College. It’s been quite a busy […]

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Unity College

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New Retail Solutions School

UMS is pleased to announce the further expansion of our retail solutions package. We would like to warmly welcome Unity College to the UMS community! UMS will run the school uniform shop on campus, with the help of Dorelle, who has many years experience in the industry. Uniforms can now be ordered online through our new […]

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Lunar New Year

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 UMS Vietnam Factory 

Lunar New Year or Tet is the biggest and most popular festival of the year in Vietnam. Tet is celebrated for the Vietnamese to express their respect and remembrance of their ancestors and welcome the New Year with their loved ones. The celebration plays an important role in the religious beliefs of the Vietnamese […]

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Top tips to make sure your uniform shop runs smoothly in 2016

Date Published: November 3, 2015

Now is the time to start preparing

Managing uniform fit-outs for nearly 3000 students at Northlakes State College is tough, but with 8 years experience, Deb Hansen has got the back-to-school rush perfected!

Here are some things Deb suggests you could do right now to get the jump on the back to school rush:

Encourage existing students to have […]

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Riding the Wave

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UMS at P&C state conference

The 2015 ‘Riding the Wave’ conference was held last month in Brisbane. With a multitude of prominent guest speakers and an extensive agenda, the conference allowed UMS to explore some of the education mega-trends that are shaping and changing the educational landscape.

We were very excited to be exhibiting our school uniform solutions and getting to meet new […]

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St Margaret’s Race Day

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Girls day out!

UMS was a proud sponsor of the annual St Margaret’s Race Day earlier in September. The school’s sales rep, Michelle, reflected on the day saying “The UMS girls had a lot of fun dressing up and spending a day at the races. The St Margaret’s community are always so welcoming and we were thrilled to be involved […]

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The Mid-Autumn Festival

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Vietnamese Celebration

In Vietnam the Mid-Autumn Festival, known as Tet Trung Thu is the second most important holiday, after the Vietnamese New Year. Tet Trung Thu usually occurs on the 15th day of the 8th lunar month. This is a traditional festival dating back thousands of years and it places a huge emphasis on the children. It is believed that this […]

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Riding the Wave

Date Published: August 25, 2015

UMS exhibiting at next month’s conference

The 2015 ‘Riding the Wave’ conference will be held next month in Brisbane. With a multitude of prominent guest speakers and an extensive agenda, the conference is set to ‘explore some of the education megatrends that are shaping and changing the educational landscape’.

UMS will be exhibiting at the conference with a showcase […]

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School Uniforms from around the world

School uniforms around the world

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from Australia to Uzbekistan

Believe it or not, school uniforms are not just clothes for students. They stand for the culture of a country and encapsulate social attitudes and ideals. Take a look at this interesting clip which provides an snapshot of uniform trends in countries across the world.

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Good luck, Hoa!

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UMS Vietnam administration manager is off on maternity leave.

We’re all excited for Hoa to have her second baby later this year, and it’s bittersweet to say good bye. Hoa has worked for UMS since 2013 as our Administration manager and will certainly be missed while she’s away.

In 2013, Vietnam extended it’s maternity leave entitlements to 6 months. […]

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RSCPA Cupcake Day

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baking to save animals!

Yesterday UMS staff brought in their homemade cupcakes, raising not just our sugar levels, but much needed funds for the RSPCA.

The RSPCA says Cupcake Day is all about “baking, eating and most importantly donating to help us rescue, rehabilitate and rehome animals each year.” So far the 2015 campaign has raised over $650,000 across Australia!

Thank you to all the […]

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UMS is a DET Preferred Supplier

Date Published: July 23, 2015

Renewed arrangement

Last week DET confirmed that they were renewing the Arrangement with UMS as a Preferred Supplier under DETSOA 101124 – Wholesale supply of School Uniforms to P&C and school run uniform shops, affirming that we are a suitably qualified and experienced organisation. The DET arrangement provides State Schools across Queensland with numerous benefits, including:

·         Pre-negotiated […]

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In Term 3 and feeling stressed?

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UMS can help

The beginning of Term 3 officially marks the half-way point for the school year. For some, this also means the farthest point in the annual calendar from holidays! If you’re lacking motivation and in need of some stress relief, there are many ways to alleviate the pressure. Many people swear by the benefits […]

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