EIT students help in with rebuild in Vanuatu

October 5, 2015

An EIT team of students and staff is making good progress in Vanuatu where they are helping islanders rebuild village medical clinics devastated by cyclone earlier this year. Head of School, Trades, Todd Rogers says the team is working extremely...Read more

Keeping the Education Focus on Student Voice

September 30, 2015

  For Dr Emily Nelson, an interest in student voice means bringing the world view and perspectives of children into the classroom, involving them in educational debate, design and decision-making and elevating their status and influence...Read more

Nurses’ Emotional Labour in a Hospital Children’s Ward

September 30, 2015

Dr Ruth Crawford recently completed her PhD through the University of Technology Sydney (UTS), which involved 280 hours of observation in the children’s ward of a New Zealand regional hospital. Her research examined communication involving...Read more

Art Students to Showcase Project-Based Learning

September 30, 2015

The first students to enrol in New Zealand’s first project-based-learning arts and design degree are fine-tuning work for ideaschool’s graduate exhibition A Feast for the Senses. The cohort of 34 students, the largest graduating class in...Read more

EIT Academic’s Film Premieres at International Festival

September 29, 2015

A short film by EIT ideaschool lecturer Nigel Roberts has screened in an international experimental film and video festival in Spain. Programme coordinator for the Bachelor of Visual Arts and Design, Nigel is “very happy” to have had his film...Read more

Graduate Enjoys National Business Role

September 23, 2015

Working for an international company, EIT business graduate Rachel Newland regularly meets Lady Gaga in her job. That’s not the American singer, songwriter and actress mind, but a nine-metre long digital printing machine housed in EIT’s...Read more

New Head of Business School

September 21, 2015

New head of school for business, Rebekah Dinwoodie feels she is returning to her roots working at EIT. Rebekah worked for 10 years in various roles at EIT, leaving in 2012 for a management role at Taratahi Agricultural Training Centre. At 36...Read more

Student Nurse Awarded National Scholarship

September 21, 2015

EIT nursing student Kathy Kupenga has been awarded a prestigious Te Apa Mareikura scholarship, one of only two made nationwide by the Ministry of Health. “I never expected it, but it is humbling to be a recipient,” Kathy says. “I feel so...Read more

Diploma on Way to Silver Fern Glory

September 21, 2015

When you’re a top-ranked sportsman with Olympic aspirations, it’s a huge help to have the backing of your tertiary study provider. Tayler Reid, who has a hat-trick of New Zealand under 19 triathlon titles to his name, is studying the New...Read more

Researchers Consider Pacing in Open Water Swimming

September 21, 2015

EIT’s School of Health and Sport Science is using new technology to capture the performance of swimmers in an open water pacing study. Senior lecturer Dr Patrick Lander says the study is novel, not only in its use of the latest  GPS enabled...Read more