News - May 2016

High School Students Experience Vintage
May 30, 2016

Students from Hawke’s Bay high schools recently had a hands-on experience of vintage, picking grapes, analysing the fruit and making their own wine.The group were taking part in a two-day...

EIT Stalwart Susan Jacobs Retires
May 30, 2016

Dr Susan Jacobs may be retiring, but a lifelong commitment to learning means she won’t be severing her longstanding connection with EIT for some time yet.Executive Dean of Education, Humanities...

Students Boxing on With Project
May 30, 2016

Shoppers will be asked to think outside the box at a creative happening to be staged by EIT art students in Napier next month.Five second-year students are organising the street event as a class...

Old World Influences Degree Studies
May 12, 2016

Old World culture helped shape EIT degree student Ruben Parker when he was growing up in Spain, where his parents worked as missionaries.Living in Galicia in Spain’s northwest, the local way of...

Hawke’s Bay Teacher Graduates Scoring Jobs
May 12, 2016

Hawke’s Bay is bucking a national trend for recently graduated primary teachers, with the first cohort of EIT’s practice-based degree all securing jobs.This week, newspapers nationwide...

Big Tick For EIT’s Computing Degree
May 12, 2016

EIT’s Bachelor of Computing Systems is one of just six degrees nationwide to have gained accreditation from the IT industry’s professional body.Launched by the IT Professionals NZ (IITP), the...

EIT Partners Up For Online Learning Platform
May 12, 2016

EIT is building on its strengths as an online educator in collaborating with other tertiary providers to develop more flexible study programmes.EIT has partnered up with other leading New Zealand...

EIT research a boost for making low alcohol wine
May 12, 2016

EIT researchers have found spraying grapevines to reduce transpiration can enhance the quality of low alcohol wine produced from early harvested grapes.The results are significant for the...