News - Computing

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...

Sam swapped nomadic lifestyle for career in computing
April 13, 2019

Samantha Down is great example of how career paths don’t always have to be a steady ascent. Sam, as she prefers, was chosen as this year’s valedictorian to speak on behalf of all students...

The New Zealand Agile Alliance hosted by EIT
March 2, 2019

The EIT school of computing was thrilled to host the New Zealand Agile Alliance conference. The Agile Alliance is a volunteer-run non-profit international community of software developers and...