The Eastern Institute of Technology (EIT) offers you over 130 qualifications from certificate and diploma, to degree and postgraduate level at campuses in Hawke’s Bay, TairÄwhiti (Gisborne) and Auckland. Or learn at one of our Regional Learning Centres situated in Hastings, Maraenui, Ruatoria, Tokomaru Bay, Waipukurau and Wairoa. EIT Hawke’s Bay is one of New Zealand’s most attractive campuses with superb architecture and shaded outdoor areas for study on warm days. EIT TairÄwhiti’s two campuses are located in the heart of Gisborne, near the Taruheru River, and you can’t get more central than EIT Auckland’s location on Queen Street! When you choose to study at EIT you’ll get the kind of experiences that will help you gain the knowledge and skills to get ahead, whether you want to break into your chosen career or change direction in life.
Experience being part of a vibrant learning community in one of New Zealand’s top tertiary institutes. Gain invaluable experience using our facilities and state-of-the-art technology, and get practical experience so that you’re ready for the working world. You’ll be taught by lecturers who are respected academics and industry professionals. EIT’s degree and postgraduate programmes are underpinned by lecturer research activity, directly linking to their teaching. Ranked in the top two polytechnics/institutes of technology in New Zealand, independently assessed EIT academic staff research performance is held in high regard nationally. EIT’s student-lecturer ratio is significantly lower than at a university, so you’ll learn in classes that are the right size to make sure that you get the involvement you need. You’ll get the support you need to help make sure you get the rewards for your hard work. If you’re serious about study and your future, EIT is right behind you.
In 2015 the teacher student ratio was 14.5:1 EIT aims to meet the demands of the region's key industry groups as well as the wider employment market, and networks closely with the community. Programmes such as Viticulture, Wine and Food Science and Nursing are unique to the region. There are now more than 130 programmes offered at masters, postgraduate, degree, diploma or certificate level, across a range of subject areas.
EIT’s Centre for Health Research highlights the important and innovative research into health-related issues in the Schools of Nursing and Recreation & Sport, as well as those with other EIT and external collaborators. The aims of the Centre are to advance health knowledge, clinical practice, health management and health education through high quality research. The Centre also creates opportunity to foster collaborative health research and create links between EIT and research partners.