How to Enrol
How to Enrol
There is an easy 3-step process to follow when enrolling at EIT.
Check out the programmes available for you to study at EIT here
Once you find a programme which you are interested in, you can download the course information to find out more and complete an enrolment form online.
You will be sent a summary of your enrolment to check and sign. Your enrolment cannot progress until you have sent this back to us. Please return this quickly along with any documentation we request from you. NOTE: it is important that you understand the Terms and Conditions of your enrolment with EIT. Please read these before you sign your enrolment form.
Apply for your Student Loan and Student Allowance with StudyLink (if applicable) even if you haven’t yet been accepted on your programme. You can change your details later if anything changes. Visit studylink.govt.nz to find out more about StudyLink.
You may be contacted to and invited to attend an interview.
You will receive an acceptance letter from your Faculty with programme information. This will include the start date of your study and any special information regarding your programme. It may also include course selection forms which you need to complete and return to EIT.
You will receive an invoice with payment details.
Arrangement for full payment of enrolment fees must be made before the start of your programme. You can find out more about options for paying your fees here.
Terms and Conditions
This is a copy of the terms and conditions which you will be provided with when you enrol in a programme of study with EIT. It is important that you have read and understood these before you complete your enrolment with EIT.
DECLARATION AND COMPLIANCE WITH THE PRIVACY ACT
Please read carefully.
I consent to my personal information being held by the Eastern Institute of Technology (EIT), including by its staff, and being used for purposes related to the matters with which I am involved in my capacity as a student and as required by protocols between external agencies and EIT as listed below. I understand without this consent my enrolment cannot proceed. I understand that I have the right to see and correct if necessary, my personal information held by EIT.
Compliance with the Privacy Act: I understand that EIT must collect, store, use and disclose my personal information only in accordance with the Privacy Act 1993. Specifically, I consent to EIT collecting, using, storing and disclosing my personal information for statistical and reporting purposes (anonymously), to help EIT meet its health and safety obligations, to provide me with appropriate support, and to determine whether my health may impact on my ability to fully participate in my studies, and, if so, how EIT manages that impact. EIT can also collect and store my information from this form to comply with the requirements of the Ministry of Education (statistical returns), New Zealand Qualifications Authority (Record of Learning registration and academic outcomes), Tertiary Education Commission (funding and statistical returns), Industry Training Organisations (funding and academic outcomes), Ministry of Social Development (confirmation of enrolment and academic outcomes), Inland Revenue Department (student loan interest rebate), Department of Immigration (if you are not a New Zealand citizen or permanent resident) previous Secondary School (graduation statistics) and Agencies who support particular students through scholarships and prizes, payment of fees or other awards (if you are a recipient of these awards).
This information is also used to select students for qualifications, to manage internal administrative processes, and for internal reporting and statistical purposes, for health and safety purposes, for providing me with appropriate support, and for determining and managing my ability to fully participate in my studies.
I agree to the publication of my name upon graduation in graduation material.
In addition, when required by statute, the Institute releases information to Government agencies such as the New Zealand Police, Department of Justice, Ministry of Social Development, and the Accident Compensation Corporation (ACC).
In signing this enrolment form I authorise EIT to collect, use, store and disclose my personal information on the understanding EIT will observe the relevant requirements of the Privacy Act 1993 and the Education Act 1989.
Fees – In signing this enrolment form I undertake to pay all fees as they become due, and to meet any late fees and collection charges associated with debt recovery. The Institute’s policy on withdrawal and refund of fees is found in the Student Handbook*.
Rules – In signing the enrolment form I undertake to comply with, and agree to be governed by, the EIT rules and regulations and responsibilities.
The information given on this form is true and correct in every particular and no information which would have a material bearing on my enrolment has been withheld. I understand that books, journals and other teaching materials made available to me by or at EIT are for use for my own studies and that copying or use of them for other purposes is an infringement of copyright.
I also accept the student rules, regulations and responsibilities as outlined in the EIT Student Handbook* and the Computer Usage Policy, found at www.computerpolicy.eit.ac.nz
Failure to Supply Information – Students are advised that failure to supply the information requested by EIT, or the supply of incomplete or false information may result in EIT declining or cancelling the application.
* The EIT Student Handbook can be found on the EIT website eitnzcopy.wpengine.com and printed copies are available at all EIT centres.
Ways to pay for your study
Domestic Students (not International)
Once your enrolment is confirmed, you will be issued an invoice. This will detail the amount of your fees and also when they are due. EIT requires that your full fees are paid in advance of your study commencing. If you are a Domestic student and would like to discuss paying a semester at a time, please contact the Registry department to discuss your options further.
Domestic students can pay fees in one of the following ways:
- Student Loan
- Internet banking
- Tertiary Education fees free
- EFTPOS or Cash
- Education and employment-related training (Including the Training Incentive Allowance)
International students are sent a Statement of Fees once they have been accepted onto a programme. This statement provides all the information needed to pay fees by International Bank Transfer.
For more information about studying at EIT as an International Student, please check out EIT’s International website.
Student Loans are administered by StudyLink, which is a service of the Ministry of Social Development. A Student Loan can help to pay for your course fees (the compulsory fees charged as part of your programme of study), study materials or course related costs (eg, books, computer, travel) and living costs. You have to pay a Student Loan back.
For more information regarding Student Loans, and to apply, please visit www.studylink.govt.nz
You can pay your fees by internet banking. It is important that you provide the information listed below so that you have identified yourself clearly and so that we can apply your payment to your account.
Internet Banking Details: 03-0631-0007233-00
Particulars: Your name
EIT offers a variety of scholarships and we also have information about a range of local scholarships that are on offer. For more information please check out our Scholarships page.
If you are planning on applying for a scholarship to pay for your fees, please select this option on the online or paper enrolment form or let the Registry Team know.
Tertiary Education fees free
Fees-free tertiary study or training is now available for eligible learners. Check out the fees free website at feesfree.govt.nz to check if you are eligible.
You will need to know your National Student number (NSN) to check if you are eligible. You can get this one of the following ways:
- If you are at high school, you can ask your school for your NSN
- You can call the NZQA on 0800 697 296 (between 8am and 5pm Monday to Friday)
- You can email the NZQA through the NZQA website.
- If you have studied at EIT before the Registry Team can provide you with your NSN.
EFTPOS or Cash
Payment can be made by EFTPOS or cash in the main Registry or Reception offices on all campuses. Please do not send cash by mail.
Please talk to the office staff on your campus before bringing large sums of cash in. It is generally preferable to transfer large sums of money using internet banking.
Education and Employment-related Training
Education and employment-related training, which includes the Training Incentive Allowance, may be able to help with fees for some courses. To find out more about what you may be able to get from Work and Income to help pay for your study, please go to their website.
If your employer has agreed to pay your fees, you need to provide the details requested in the EIT enrolment form. This includes full contact details for the individual responsible for administering the payment of your fees. EIT will liaise directly with your employer regarding your fees and will only contact you if there are significant delays.
International Student Bank Transfer
If you are an International Student, payment of your tuition fees can be made directly to our Bank Account.
Details of the Eastern Institute of Technology Bank are:
|ACCOUNT NAME:||Eastern Institute of Technology, Hawke’s Bay, New Zealand|
|ACCOUNT NUMBER:||03 0631 0007233 84|
|BANK:||Westpac Banking Corporation|
|ADDRESS:||277 Gloucester Street, P O Box 7141, Taradale, New Zealand|
To enable us to quickly identify your payment, please ensure that your full name is clearly noted on your bank remittance form.