News - Students

Chris Collins appointed interim CEO of NZIST
4 days ago

EIT’s CEO Chris Collins has been appointed as Interim CEO of the new national institute, the New Zealand Institute of Skills and Technology which the Government has established on 1...

Largest number of graduates in EIT’s history
4 days ago

Due to the Covid-19 pandemic EIT had to cancel all graduation celebrations, however students still graduated – and for 2019 the number was well up on previous years. EIT, including the three...

COVID-19- what you need to know
March 25, 2020

You may have questions that could be answered by our Frequently Asked Questions. As Aotearoa/New Zealand is preparing for COVID-19 Alert Level 4, here is some important information to help...

New Board of Directors for NZIST subsidiary EIT
March 18, 2020

The New Zealand Institute of Skills and Technology Establishment Board (the Establishment Board) announced directors for the boards of subsidiary Institutes of Technology and Polytechnics...

EIT to cancel all graduation ceremonies
March 17, 2020

As the situation around COVID-19 continues to develop, all EIT graduation ceremonies in Hawke’s Bay, Tairāwhiti and Auckland have been cancelled. “This decision was not an easy one to make,...

Mother and daughter team up for EIT study
March 11, 2020

Sandra Ennor completed her nursing diploma in 1986. Nearly 25 years later, she finished her degree at EIT while working at City Medical in Napier, her “dream job” that she started in...

Kaupapa key for new ICT team
March 10, 2020

A new start-up software development company aims to be the No.1 Māori information and communications technology (ICT) provider for Tairāwhiti. The five-member team behind the business want to...

Amy Saunders receives Margaret Hetley Scholarship
March 5, 2020

EIT has announced this year’s winner of the Margaret Hetley Scholarship. It’s 19-year old Amy Saunders from Hastings, first-year Bachelor of Business Studies student. The scholarship was...