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EIT Loses Maori Lecturer John Harmer

January 26, 2015

In a presentation described as a “very special” occasion, EIT conferred an Honorary Bachelor of Arts (Māori) late last year on Te Ūranga Waka lecturer John Harmer. John, who had been ill for some time, died on Christmas Day aged 67. He had...Read more

EIT Attracting More International Students

January 26, 2015

Marketing its educational programmes overseas is paying off for EIT, which now boasts more than 400 international students from 45 countries around the world. In 2014, international equivalent full-time students were up nine percent on the...Read more

Fashion Graduate Passionate About Organic Design

January 21, 2015

Working with natural fibres, recycled materials and environmentally friendly dyes, Ruby Davison nurtures a passion for sustainable fashion. “I’m from a very organic family,” the 18-year-old from Napier explains. “I’d rather take the...Read more

Ground-Breaking Renal Care for Hawke’s Bay Patients

January 19, 2015

New Zealand’s two renal care Nurse Practitioners both trained and are based in Hawke’s Bay. Janine Palmer has followed the pathway opened up by her colleague Rachael Walker. Supported by the Hawke’s Bay District Health Board, both women...Read more

EIT hairdressing course offers real-world skills

January 14, 2015

If you’ve always dreamed of becoming a hairdresser, EIT’s one and two year full time certificates in hairdressing could be two years well spent. Although the opportunity to exit from the course at the end of the first year is an option...Read more

Dream job for EIT student

January 14, 2015

Katherine Hodson didn’t waste time enrolling in EIT’s Certificate in Hairdressing – it’s the career the 18-year-old has wanted to pursue since she was “really young”. Katherine began the two year course straight from school and is one...Read more

Nursing A Happy Career Choice

January 13, 2015

When she was a school leaver, becoming a registered nurse wasn’t Laura Stone’s first choice, but she couldn’t be happier now about her career direction. The former Havelock North High School student was initially planning to pursue midwifery...Read more

Software Development an Opportunity for Women

January 13, 2015

Tarah Carpenter had her heart set on a career in art restoration, renovating Renaissance masterpieces like those she viewed when visiting the J Paul Getty Museum in Los Angeles. Deterred by the cost of pursuing studies in England, the 24-year-old...Read more

Nurses Voice Concerns on Missed Care

December 19, 2014

Nurses working in hospitals, aged care and New Zealand’s primary health care sector have raised concerns about missed patient care in a survey undertaken by academics at EIT’s Faculty of Education, Humanities and Health Science. Led by Dr...Read more

EIT Launches Master of Information Technology

December 19, 2014

EIT is raising its profile as a leading educator with a Master of Information Technology joining an array of high-level computing and business management programmes being offered in 2015. The School of Computing took the new degree to the market in...Read more