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Marae-Based course leading to big opportunities
2 days ago

After spending the first half of his working life in the retail industry, a 39 year old Wairoa man, Ricardo Carrol, has discovered a whole new world after completing the NZ Certificate in...

Bringing mental health to the forefront
4 days ago

In the past year Anaru Hodges made a 180-degree career change. It all began when his niece started studying at EIT. Anaru took her under his wing to help her through the first months on...

Gearing up for a growing fitness industry
5 days ago

Five local fitness graduates are living their dreams of being exercise professionals after completing a New Zealand Certificate in Exercise (Level 4 & 5) at EIT Tairāwhiti. The programmes...

Passionate about education and social work
December 20, 2019

A woman passionate about education and social work is behind the Bachelor of Social Work at EIT Tairāwhiti. Site coordinator of the programme that is now a four-year honours degree is Gisborne...

Power couple work hard for success
December 19, 2019

It was a full-on year for power couple Julie and Ben Fulton. Julie, an EIT travel & tourism graduate, manages the Filipino restaurant PAK at Westshore. Over the last months, she has turned...

Mental health practices in indigenous cultures
December 18, 2019

The exchange of practices and a look into how another relatable indigenous culture deals with mental health was behind a trip to Rarotonga by EIT Tairāwhiti mental health and addiction...

EIT establishes International College in China
December 17, 2019

EIT is excited to announce a new partnership with Zhejiang Yuexiu University of Foreign Languages (ZYU), located in Shao Xing City, Zhejiang Province, South East China. Recently the China...

2019 student numbers hit new records
December 16, 2019

This year, EIT has again broken the 2018 record of student numbers. The institute enrolled close to 10,700 students equating to approximately 5,000 EFTS (equivalent full-time students)...