News - Arts and Design

EIT graduate wins Female Filmmaker Award
August 8, 2019

Long before Cheyenne Taiapa enrolled in IDEAschool at EIT, she had experimented with all kinds of creative things. Already in high school she was into photography and storytelling. It was...

Courses to cater for learning wishlists
June 7, 2019

EIT is putting together courses for people who want to learn a bit of DIY to improve and maintain their homes. They are among the big line-up of the Adult Community Education (ACE) programme,...

When studying becomes a family passion
May 30, 2019

Education was always a big thing for the family of EIT students Desmond Sa’u and his younger sister Faala. “Mum told me that she discovered my interest in art when I went to preschool. I...

It is never too late to change life
April 29, 2019

For her whole adult life EIT graduate Denise Lahood wanted to study fashion. “But then,” she smiles, “life got in the way.” The 55-year-old got married, had two kids, now 17 and 20...

EIT geared to help East Coast skills shortage
January 7, 2019

There will be over 2800 new jobs created each year for the next four years on the East Coast, and EIT graduates will be well placed to fill them. Infometrics data is used by the tertiary...