News - Computing

Students proving age is no barrier to robotics
November 7, 2019

The most popular programme at the Tairāwhiti Trades Academy at EIT this year would have to be the Level 3 Trades Academy Computer Technology drone making course, which has achieved the...

Jo’s extraordinary journey from student to lecturer
November 4, 2019

It all began with a computer. Of Ngāti Kahungunu descent Jo Heperi was born and bred in Takapau, twenty minutes from Waipukurau. Jo worked as rouser (wool sorter) for half of her life while...

EIT is hosting open data competition GovHack
September 3, 2019

From 6 – 8 September EIT will be one of six locations in New Zealand to host GovHack, one of the world’s largest open data competitions. EIT’s campuses in Taradale and Auckland are...

Hitting the road for an overseas learning adventure
August 15, 2019

His bags are not quite packed yet but Napier based Mitchell Collister is ready for a big overseas adventure. Mitch, as he is widely known, is in his last year of a Bachelor of Computing...

Jeriel wins first Graduate Women Manawatu EIT Award
July 29, 2019

Jeriel Sajan is the first EIT student to win the prestigious Graduate Women Manawatu EIT Award. Trustee Anne Walker presented the award on behalf of the Graduate Women Manawatu Charitable...

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,...

EIT hosts New Zealand Open Data Conference
May 2, 2019

EIT’s School of Computing was delighted to host the Open Data Conference on Thursday. “Open data is data anyone can use and share like weather or census data,” explained Thomas Hartley...

Turning hobby into career
May 2, 2019

Turning your number one passion into a career is the ultimate and Tyson Kingi has been able to do just that after completing a degree in computer systems at EIT. Tyson has been engrossed with...

From full-time mum to data specialist
May 1, 2019

Lisa Rennie’s first start at EIT goes back ten years. Before Lisa enrolled in the School of Computing last year, she had already completed a Bachelor in Business Studies and a Postgraduate...