News - July 2011

First Semester ‘Graduates’ Celebrated
July 20, 2011

EIT Tairawhiti tipped the hat to the first of its new entity graduates recently.The inaugural Celebrate Achievement Ceremony was held for those who completed the first of the 2011 short...

Bragato Scholarship Winner Announced
July 20, 2011

Just lately, when Christine and Sophie Harris relax with a glass of Hawke’s Bay red, the conversation between mother and daughter turns to la dolce vita. That’s because 23-year-old...

Funding for EIT Trades Programmes
July 18, 2011

EIT is welcoming additional Tertiary Education Commission funding which will boost the institute’s pre-apprenticeship trades training programmes.The extra funding has been triggered by the...

Fashion Design Student Aspires To Global Career
July 13, 2011

EIT student Katey Jewell is aiming for a glittering career in the fashion industry.“I want my own fashion empire,” the ambitious 23-year-old says.  “Yeah, world domination,” she adds...

Blending Business and Winemaking
July 13, 2011

Responding to interest in business training for those managing winemaking enterprises, the Eastern Institute of Technology has launched its Graduate Diploma in Business with a wine industry...

Graphic Design Students on A Radio Wave
July 13, 2011

Tuned into Kiwi culture, EIT graphic design students shone in Radio New Zealand’s Sounds Like Us competition, sharing first place and claiming three of six commendations. Twelve second-year...