News - Social Sciences

Working hard to make a difference
June 6, 2019

She might not have finished high school but EIT social work student Bella Mill is well on her way to a degree in social work, driven by an ambition to make a difference for children. Bella...

EIT is celebrating World Book Day
March 7, 2019

    Today is world book day! The whole world is celebrating books and so is EIT. Three of our Early Childhood Education lecturers and one manager tell us about their favourite...

New Social Work Lecturer keen to share experience
February 8, 2019

After working in the frontline of the local social work sector, newly appointed EIT social work lecturer Sarah Elliott is looking forward to passing on the skills she has learned. She is...

Pasifika social worker willing to lay it all down
January 7, 2019

Andrew Uasi is a 24 year old New Zealander of Tongan descent. He is the second in his family to pursue tertiary education and he’s keen to see more Pasifika youth take up tertiary...

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...

Introducing Mary
November 5, 2018

EIT’s commitment to Pasifika students was strengthened when Mary Suni Robertson joined our Pasifika student support team. Mary works from the Pouwhirinaki walk-in space in the Hawke’s Bay...

EIT First in Sector to Offer Social Work Honours
October 5, 2018

EIT is offering a social work honours programme in 2019, and is the first in the institutes of technology and polytechnic sector to do so. Delivery of the programme through EIT’s School of...