News - Sports Scholars

Career change sees EIT student follow sports passion
June 9, 2022

After years of working as a retail salesman, EIT Bachelor of Sport and Exercise Science student Michael Bush decided to make a mid-life change to follow his passion of sport science. Michael...

Guy Harrison – EIT – Sport HB Sports Scholar
September 27, 2020

Hi, it’s Guy Harrison here. I am a para athletics, golf and badminton player for New Zealand. I spent lockdown with my Nana up at Ninety Mile Beach. Her house is right on the beach, so all my...

Gearing up for a growing fitness industry
January 13, 2020

Five local fitness graduates are living their dreams of being exercise professionals after completing a New Zealand Certificate in Exercise (Level 4 & 5) at EIT Tairāwhiti. The programmes...

International champion to lead waka ama course
November 12, 2019

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...