News - September 2015

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...

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...

Wine Awards Judging at EIT
September 30, 2015

Judging got underway at EIT on Monday for the Hawke’s Bay A&P Bayleys Wine Awards.EIT is a proud sponsor of these awards and is involved in many ways.Not only do we provide the venue...

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...

Early Childhood Education Research Symposium
September 22, 2015

Research underpins the degrees that we teach.EIT is rated one of the top two institutes of technology and polytechnics in New Zealand for research excellence by the Tertiary Education...

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...

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...

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...