News - Students

Getting a taste of study at EIT’s Taster Days
2 days ago

Young people from all over Hawke’s Bay recently got a taste of what studying at EIT might look like for them. Over the last three days, EIT hosted its biannual taster days for high school...

Inspired to learn Te Reo Māori
4 days ago

 Their children and a desire to keep their culture alive are inspiration behind two determined te reo māori students at EIT Tairāwhiti. Shannon Maats-Niwa and husband Adam Niwa have...

EIT Pathway leads to career in NZ Army
6 days ago

Seven years working in forestry has been replaced with a career in the New Zealand Army for Gisborne man Tiki Viqasi. He decided to apply for the army while doing the EIT Tairāwhiti Services...

Polished English skills bring on career change
7 days ago

By the time Tareq Assad walked into EIT’s English Language Centre enquiring about English courses, he spoke so fluently that the tutors wondered what he was doing there. They soon learned...

Student’s food market wowed connoisseurs
July 1, 2020

Kimchi, gin and beetroot noodles - EIT’s trainee chefs celebrated their cooking expertise by showcasing their preserves and charcuterie wares at the School of Hospitality’s fifth annual...

Bringing mental health to the forefront
June 24, 2020

In the past year Anaru Hodges made a 180-degree career change. It all began when his niece started studying at EIT. Anaru took her under his wing to help her through the first months on...

A knight amongst us
June 24, 2020

Tairāwhiti’s newest knight, Professor Sir Derek Lardelli was deeply saluted and celebrated in a ceremony yesterday at the place where he was a founding tutor.   The Maia Gallery at EIT...