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Let your imagination run wild at EIT’s IDEAschool. Our industry-experienced lecturers and purpose-built facilities will set you up for a career in visual arts and design, fashion, music or screen production. Also check out student and staff work on ideaschool.ac.nz
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Visual Art and Design
IDEAschool has a range of visual arts and design programmes. This includes the first project based art and design degree in New Zealand, educating students to think creatively, act professionally, and to develop the technical skills needed to become practicing artists and designers in order to develop a career in the fast growing creative industries.
Take your musical talent to the next level. You’ll develop skills in composition, music theory, recording techniques, and hone your performance skills through regular live shows over our one year programme.
Do you have a passion for fashion? From garment design and production, to wowing the audience with your own unique style on the EIT fashion show runway, you’ll experience it all with our programmes.
Do you want to join the exciting world of film, television and cross-plaform media? In our highly industry focused practical programme you will produce a diverse portfolio, leading to employment in the screen production industry or work as an independent producer.
Winning Designer Inspired By Māori Heritage
Napier-based designer Misty Ratima is to showcase a collection of her garments at New Zealand Fashion week after being named the supreme winner of the indigenous Māori design competition Miromoda.
Misty was invited to enter garments in the nationwide competition for Māori fashion designers staged at Pātaka Art + Museum in Porirua at the weekend.
Flash Backs in Filming Commercial
Working on a commercial promoting EIT’s Diploma in Screen Production was dèja vu for students and the professional production team filming on campus.
For the 13 students completing their diploma studies, it was an opportunity to apply what they had learnt over the last two years to a real-life filming situation.
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EIT offers you qualifications from certificate and diploma to degree and postgraduate level at highly-equipped campuses in Hawke’s Bay, Tairāwhiti (Gisborne) and Auckland. Or learn closer to your home at one of our Regional Learning Centres , in Hastings, Maraenui, Ruatoria, Tokomaru Bay, Waipukurau and Wairoa.
EIT Chief Executive Chris Collins departs after 18 years at the helm
EIT’s long-serving Chief Executive Chris Collins will leave the institute at the end of the month after 18 years at the helm. Mr Collins has been Chief Executive of EIT since 2004 and when...
Students' talent to be put on display at EIT IDEAschool showcase
The talent of students at EIT|Te Pukenga IDEAschool will be on full display at End of Year Celebrations that will showcase their best in fashion, art, design, music and screen production. The...