News - Sports Scholars

International champion to lead waka ama course
2 days ago

Spaces are filling fast for EIT’s new programme centred on waka ama, which is being led by two of the region’s top experts. Student liaison administrator Kiwi Campbell, who is one of the...

HB Rugby Union EIT scholar Liam Udy Johns
September 2, 2019

How have you adapted to studying full-time, playing rugby and juggling other commitments? Well, I struggled a bit at the start of the semester with the early wake-ups for academy and then going...

Top coach to lead new waka ama course
July 4, 2019

People wanting to learn more about waka ama paddling have the chance to get tuition from legendary Tūranga-based coach Kiwi Campbell. Paddling will be part of a new EIT  programme centred...

Sport HB-EIT Sports Scholar – Dominic McGovan
October 24, 2018

Back again with another blog. This time I will focus on what happens on a weekly basis during the season and how that hugely affects my free time. I will also focus on my key from the last two...

Sport HB-EIT Sports Scholar – Dominic McGovan
October 1, 2018

With the Hawks season over and the new semester in full swing, now is a good time to reflect on the year so far, and what improvements are needed to finish this year strong. Speaking basketball,...

Loving Life, Going Fast, Juggling Study
October 1, 2018

Aimee Fisher loves her life. It’s challenging, sometimes overwhelming and hard, but hugely satisfying. It’s also a life very different to most other 23 year olds who have studied at...