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Student Models Still Life Art

November 24, 2014

One of 36 visual arts and design students to take part in a pop-up exhibition at EIT’s ideaschool, Gabbie Milne-Rodrigues transformed herself into a living work of art. For her static performance, the second-year degree student held a pose at...Read more

Trades and Technology Lends a Hand at the Certified Builders’ Charity Build

November 24, 2014

Last Friday some Carpentry Level 3 students joined the team at the Certified Builders’ Charity Build for the Hawke’s Bay Wood Turners Guild.  The job involved re-roofing the old Scout building at the Wood Turners’ new location in Francis...Read more

A Tandem Win for Top Young Cyclists

November 24, 2014

Fellow students at EIT, road cyclists Hannah van Kampen and Kirsty McCallum shared the podium in the recent 115km Tour of the Bay race. Hannah was the first-placed woman and came in at 16th overall while Kirsty was not too far behind as the third...Read more

Students Focus on a Sustainable Future for Hawke’s Bay

November 5, 2014

Some 50 secondary school students gathered on EIT’s campus this week to brainstorm ideas on safeguarding the future of Hawke’s Bay as a great place to live. EIT put its marketing muscle behind the Youth Environment Expo, staged by Hawke’s...Read more

Nurses Voice Concerns on Missed Care

November 4, 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. Led by Dr Clare Harvey, a team of seven researchers undertook a...Read more

Hospitality Students Share The Learning

October 30, 2014

EIT is offering a suite of new hospitality programmes covering everything from café service and restaurant skills through to a two-year diploma in cookery or patisserie. Students increasingly team up to work across programmes within the learning...Read more

Now and EIT team up to boost local employment

October 29, 2014

Locally-owned fixed line telecommunications company NOW and EIT’s School of Computing are partnering up to open more doors for students and graduates wanting to work in the region. Head of School Dr Steve Corich says the relationship...Read more

New Zealand Writers Guild Showcases Student Scriptwriter

October 20, 2014

While her classmates were enjoying their study break, EIT student Rhiannon Edwards was in Auckland pitching script ideas at the New Zealand Writers Guild 2014 Showcase. Rhiannon was selected to represent EIT’s ideaschool at the prestigious...Read more

Marae-Based Learning Introduce Maori to Building Trade

October 20, 2014

A joint initiative launched this year by EIT and iwi is proving an unqualified success in providing Māori trades training on local marae. The first phase in the scheme – a 19-week, full-time, Level 2 construction programme which was based on...Read more

EIT donates nursing books to the Cook Islands

October 8, 2014

Student nurses in the Cook Islands have lots of extra reading to look forward to, with staff from EIT’s School of Nursing donating textbooks to support their three-year training programme. Spearheading the book-donation drive, EIT’s Assistant...Read more