News - August 2013

Student’s Bright Idea Wins National Design Award
August 30, 2013

EIT ideaschool student Hayden Maunsell has won the supreme award in this year’s ECC Student Craft/Design Awards by seducing the judges with an “exquisitely crafted” table lamp.Entitled...

International Nursing Academic Joins EIT
August 28, 2013

Recently-appointed lecturer in nursing Dr Lucy Nguma was attracted to EIT because of its reputation for applied research and teaching.“I liked the position because it also has a focus on...

Helping Educate Under-25 Tertiary Students
August 27, 2013

EIT has spearheaded a significant multi-educator research project aimed at enhancing the teaching of younger students attending tertiary institutions nationwide.EIT, Bay of Plenty...

Programme Builds Confidence and Skills in Grads
August 27, 2013

Building a two-bedroom house as part of a Certificate in Carpentry programme at EIT Tairāwhiti is proving a winner with students, tutors and industry.The 80-metre square house is being built...

Young Science Minds Tested at EIT this Week
August 21, 2013

Aspiring young scientists will be on campus this week to participate in the EIT sponsored Hawke’s Bay Science and Technology Fair.As the principal sponsor for the last ten years we’ve seen...

New Programme Boost for Region
August 20, 2013

EIT Tairāwhiti’s latest winning tender brings with it new jobs and some exciting opportunities for those who have struggled to find work.The 3 year Training for Work Programme contract,...

Wine course ‘brilliant’
August 20, 2013

Six years ago, Jacqueline Maclaurin had a vision . . . and an epiphany.One grey day in Wellington, she envisioned herself picking grapes in a sun-filled vineyard and treading them with her...

Info Evening a Winner All Round
August 19, 2013

It seems EIT Tairāwhiti trades training has had a “real coming of age”, according to carpentry lecturer Joe Hogan.On the back of this week’s very successful building information evening...