News - June 2017

Sports Scholar – Tyler Symon-Burke
June 28, 2017

So far my study programme is going great and I am looking forward to continuing this trade as a career and life skill.  I have learn a lot in the brief time I have been at EIT and been able to...

Scholarship Celebrates Educator’s Legacy
June 27, 2017

EIT Bachelor of Teaching (Early Childhood Education) student Andrea Williams is the inaugural winner of a scholarship celebrating the educational legacy of Mary Pharazyn – a leading light in...

The Power of Water Explored In Student’s Art
June 26, 2017

Art-X ‘emerging artist’ Isobel Loughran’s inspiration is the human form in water and the distortions created with that. Selectors for the national exhibition and sale, organised and run by...

New Manager Values EIT’S Sense of Community
June 21, 2017

After 15 years working in special education, Wayne Spence is finding the role of EIT campus manager “a great fit”. Mr Spence’s career started with a “characterbuilding” stint working...

A New Gateway to Quality Education
June 21, 2017

Greater access to education for the Tairāwhiti region.Access to quality education that meets community needs and employer demand is a core value of EIT. Now a new link with the Tertiary...

Sports Scholar – Josh Eden-Whaitiri
June 21, 2017

My tertiary study started in 2009 when I left school to attend Canterbury University and Auckland University of Technology.  I was young and not able to prioritise studies over a social life, and...

Hands-On Learning Leading to Jobs
June 21, 2017

Study programmes that encompass practical learning are helping EIT students to gain the knowledge they need to succeed in their future careers. By spending weeks each year on work experiences...

Student earns her meal ticket
June 21, 2017

Ngarangi Morgan hadn’t heard of Tolaga Bay when she accepted a friend’s invite for a weekend trip to the coastal settlement.Travelling from her native Tainui country, she quickly succumbed...

Exploring the creative pathway
June 16, 2017

Each person is creative in some way and expressing that creativity is easy – it’s finding the right artistic medium that can be the hard part. EIT’s New Zealand Certificate in Art &...

Loving the Local at Locavore at Scholars
June 14, 2017

EIT’s trainee chefs recently celebrated the bounty of Hawke’s Bay, artistically presenting their preserves and charcuterie wares at the School of Hospitality’s second annual Locavore at...