ideaschool

Let your imagination run wild at EIT’s ideaschool. Our industry-experienced lecturers and purpose-built facilities will set you up for a career in visual arts and design, fashion, music or screen production.

Also check out the students and staff work on ideaschool.ac.nz

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Certificate in Studio Workshop Studies (Level 6) – Tairāwhiti

The award of the Certificate in Studio Workshop Studies is a self-directed programme in practical art and design.  There is opportunity to study a specialised subject area and work alongside others with access to resources not normally available to individual artists and craftspeople

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Dylan Findlay

Dylan Findlay, Bachelor of Visual Arts and Design Student

My EIT qualification means a higher pay bracket and the ability to pass on my knowledge. The tutors have industry experience and the high ratio of tutors to students is a real bonus.

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Alan Neilson

Alan Neilson

Alan has worked at EIT with the Visual Arts & Design in a technician and tutor roll since 1987. He has formal training in Engineering specializing as a toolmaker. He has a wealth of knowledge in most 3d areas and is now training in the use of laser machines and 3D printers.

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Film your Dreams

EIT's purpose-built Screen Production Centre is centred around two large studios and includes three editing suites, TV editing stations and a small sound studio.  A surround sound theatre doubles as a screen/classroom.

Dedicated solely to students, the John Harré Screen and Electronic Media centre is deemed to be one of the best-equipped screen production teaching facilities in a NZ tertiary institution.

Check out screen students' work here

Passion for Fashion 

Sew up your career and study in style at EIT

EIT offers various fashion programmes that will give you the skills and knowledge to enter the fashion industry.

Learn everything from designing clothes and pattern-making to creating your own fashion label.

Students design and create their own garments, learn about production for fashion shows and gain the skills to establish their own business within the fashion industries.

Certificate in Fashion Apparel students are involved in organising/planning and modelling in EIT’s annual Fashion Show.

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