Top Hawke’s Bay Cyclist Moving for Dream Job

November 25, 2015

Nearing the end of degree studies at EIT, Hannah van Kampen has already scored a job that underpins her road cycling ambitions. Para Cycling New Zealand has assigned Hannah to work with world para cycling champion Emma Foy as the athlete prepares...Read more

Blended learning in the Bachelor of Applied Science (Social Work)

November 23, 2015

In 2011, the Bachelor of Social Science (Social Work) ‘went blended’. Precipitated by the merger of EIT’s two campuses, going blended meant that the teaching of the BASS degree, like several other EIT programmes before it, was delivered to...Read more

Film Student Wins Pania Award

November 23, 2015

International student Jiangyan Chen has joined a select group of cinematic achievers honoured with a Pania statuette. The 27-year-old from China was presented with the coveted Pania trophy at a premiere of EIT ideaschool screen production student...Read more

Award Winner Explores Conceptual Art

November 16, 2015

Winner of this year’s prestigious David Fine scholarship, Rebecca Frances Lees is enjoying developing a conceptual art practice at EIT’s ideaschool. “In the past, I’ve been far more hands-on with materials and making,” says Rebecca, who...Read more

Students Master Fine Dining Skills

November 11, 2015

EIT’s hospitality students and tutors have evolved a class exercise into a très grand 10-course dinner that goes down a treat with gourmet diners and is a highlight on the F.A.W.C. menu of events. Now staged eight nights over a fortnight, the...Read more

EIT Hosts National Sports Research Event

November 11, 2015

EIT recently staged New Zealand’s second ITP Sports Research Symposium as a platform for researchers based at institutes of technology and polytechnics nationwide. Head of EIT’s School for Health and Sport Science, Kirsten Westwood said the...Read more

Design for Behaviour Change: Restoring the Ōtātara Log Cabin

November 9, 2015

Mazin Bahho is currently restoring the old log cabin on the hill above the EIT Hawke’s Bay campus, which was once part of the Ōtātara Art Centre, the historic home of EIT’s ideaschool. He has a specific goal for this project, however, which is...Read more

Students Assist Vanuatu’s Cyclone Recovery

November 9, 2015

EIT students who helped rebuild cyclone-lashed medical centres in Vanuatu have returned to Hawke’s Bay with improved trades skills and a greater appreciation of the comforts of home. Eight Māori and Pasifika students enrolled in electrical...Read more

Artistic Enterprise Brought Back to Life

October 29, 2015

EIT’s ideaschool is revisiting a creative initiative inspired by a sense of place as part of the institute’s 40th anniversary celebrations. An exhibition running from 1-11 November in ideaschool’s Vent Gallery looks back on the Pinus...Read more

Te Ara O Tāwhaki Turns 21

October 27, 2015

EIT’s School of Māori Studies, Te Ūranga Waka, is ensuring Te Ara o Tāwhaki looks its best to celebrate 21 years for the marae on the Hawke’s Bay campus. The anniversary of its opening, which will be celebrated in tandem with a weekend...Read more