News - Social Sciences

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...

Break the chain of violence with education
January 20, 2021

Education is one key to break the chain of family violence, says an EIT Tairāwhiti student and mother of six who knows from experience.    Pat Tamanui has had a rough ride in her adult...

Honours history made at EIT Tairāwhiti
June 21, 2020

Living in Australia during the “unjust politics” of the (John) Howard Government sparked a fire in Jodie Hodgson which led to her studying social work.  This year she graduated with...

Living the Dream
June 5, 2020

Working with people is a passion for EIT Tairāwhiti social work student Dylan Williams.  He says he is lucky - he is already partly living his dream, working with teenage rangatahi as...

“I’m blown away by the whole journey”
April 28, 2020

In March 2019, Sam Smith was announced winner of the EIT Margaret Hetley scholarship while she was completing her final assessments. Now it’s all wrapped up and although she wasn’t be able...

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...