Short Courses and Micro-credentials
Environmental Studies Scholarships
EIT Year 13 Degree Scholarship – coming in 2023
EIT offers a variety of scholarships across various subjects and programme levels. Some scholarships are based on your age, some are specific to the subject you want to study. Not all scholarships are based on your academic ability and anyone wanting to study should investigate what scholarships are available to them.
You can find a list of EIT scholarships here however there are many more scholarships offered nationally. Information about these is on an database called “givME”. givME is accessible at EIT or at some public libraries. If you would like to come to EIT to look through the giveME database don’t hesitate to contact firstname.lastname@example.org or call in for a chat.
The Ōtātara Outdoor Learning Centre provides a range of opportunities for learners to; connect with nature so that they can understand the impact of their actions or inactions on the environment, and benefit society through their positive attitudes and behaviours.
Change of career path leads to new environmental role
COVID-19 prompted EIT student Jen Gale (Ngāi Tahu) to leave a career in public service and follow her passion for gardening and the environment – a move that has paid off for her.
Jen, who completed the year-long Diploma in Environmental Management [Level 5] at the end of last year, started a dream job as Senior Environmental Compliance Officer at the Hawke’s Bay Regional Council in November 2021.
EIT researcher has work cited by Climate Change report
EIT lecturer and researcher has had her work cited in an authoritative report of the influential International Panel on Climate Change (IPCC).
Environmental Management lecturer Dr Dinusha Jayathilake, who started in EIT’s School of Primary Industries last year, has had her work mentioned in The Climate Change 2022: Impacts, Adaptation and Vulnerability, the Working Group II contribution to the Sixth Assessment Report.
An acclaimed EIT community environmental project has been shortlisted for a prestigious international sustainability award after winning a category in the Australasian tertiary sector awards...
EIT’s new Environment and Sustainability Coordinator Mark Caves plans to maintain and develop the institute’s award winning outdoor learning project and also find ways of reducing EIT’s...
An EIT lecturer and researcher has had her work cited in an authoritative report of the influential International Panel on Climate Change (IPCC). Environmental Management lecturer Dr Dinusha...