News - Education

EIT hosts Info and Enrolment Day
January 26, 2021

EIT’s Info day will help future students to find a programme which is best suited for them. People who are looking to change careers, advance their existing skills, or learn something new are...

From horse trainer to primary school teacher
October 6, 2020

After years pursuing a very different career, EIT Bachelor of Teaching student Lisa Rist is now set to become a primary teacher with her last assignments just around the corner. Deciding to...

Using personal hardships to help others
October 2, 2020

Sometimes the best things can come from challenging times. Sarah Findlay has bounced back after falling seriously ill. She is now re-launching her mum’s Holistic Coaching business, initially...

Inaugural scholarship partnership celebrated
August 10, 2020

Two East Coast women are the first recipients of a new partner scholarship between Ngati Porou and the Eastern Institute of Technology (EIT).  Ramari Fox, 25, from Ruatorea was honoured...

Kaupapa key for new ICT team
March 10, 2020

A new start-up software development company aims to be the No.1 Māori information and communications technology (ICT) provider for Tairāwhiti. The five-member team behind the business want to...

Growing hemp a stepping stone for two Ruatoria men
March 2, 2020

Two passionate Ruatoria men are behind an idea to give a future to the rangatahi (youth) of the East Coast. They hope their model might also provide a future model for other iwi to look...

“EIT students are grounded in practice”
February 26, 2020

We always appreciate to hear what employers have to say about the quality of our students and graduates. Recently we chatted to Kimberley Crisp, who opened The Nest Private Kindergarten in...