The Eastern Institute of Technology (EIT) is a government owned tertiary education institution with three campuses: Hawke’s Bay, Auckland, and Gisborne, New Zealand.
It is also referred to as EIT Hawke’s Bay, EIT Tairāwhiti, and EIT Auckland. EIT serves as the main regional higher education centre for the Hawke’s Bay and Gisborne regions.
The Eastern Institute of Technology has a 28-hectare (69-acre) main campus in Taradale a suburb in Napier.
It is situated half-way between the twin cities of Napier and Hastings, (approximately 15 km (9.3 mi) from each city), which together comprise the fifth largest urban area in New Zealand.
It also has learning centres in Hastings, Waipukurau, Ruatoria, Tokomaru Bay, Wairoa and a centre in Maraenui, a suburb of the city of Napier. The Tairāwhiti campus offers a laidback format, and the Auckland campus is on Queen Street in Auckland.
REASONS TO JOIN EIT
Quality Education – EIT was ranked as one of New Zealand’s top-rated New Zealand institutes of technology and polytechnics for research in the performance- based Research Fund.
EIT is a category one institution as assessed by New Zealand Quality Authority under the External Evaluation and Review.
Study = “work ready” programmes lead to job opportunities after graduation.
Smaller classes and greater personal attention from teachers.
High levels of satisfaction from current international students.
Many qualifications have professional body recognition and the skills gained are international transferable.
Excellent value for money – affordable fees and a lower cost of living in Napier and Gisborne.
Opportunities during your programme for part-time work.
Relaxed small city lifestyles with temperature weather and easy access to beaches, mountains, forests and rivers for outdoor adventure.
EIT’s Napier campus is arguably New Zealand’s most beautiful campus.
Our Auckland Campus offers students a city experience, with Auckland beaches, forests, and offshore islands at your doorsteps.
There are now more than 130 programmes offered at masters, postgraduate, degree, diploma or certificate level, across a range of subject areas including:
Grape Growing & wine Making – NZ$ 20,500 – RS 492,000
Agriculture & Horticulture – NZ$ 19,200 – RS 460,800
Business and Management – NZ$ 18,500 – RS 444,000
Computer Science and IT – NZ$19,200 – RS 460,800
Ideaschool- Arts & Thinking – NZ$20,500 – RS 492,000
Hospitality, Tourism & Travel – NZ$ 19,200 – RS 460,800
Health & Sport Science – NZ$ 20,500- RS 492,000
Education & Social Sciences – NZ$ 20,500- RS 492,000
Nursing & Health Professions – NZ$ 21,500- RS 492,000
EIT is a Category One Institute of Education that has three main campuses in Napier, Auckland and Gisborne (Tairāwhiti).
Napier is a coastal city in the Hawke’s Bay region that offers a relaxed lifestyle. You’ll get to enjoy plenty of sunshine, beautiful beaches at our doorstep, a 160 km bike trails and award-wining wineries. Compared to bigger centres, Napier and the Hawke’s Bay region is a stress-free commuting city. With only a 15–20 minute drive between Napier and Hastings, congestion on the roads is virtually unheard of in this region. There are also cafes, restaurants and shopping options in Napier and Hastings where you can unwind after a full day of lectures.
Gisborne, the first city in the world to see the sunrise each day, is a landscape of sandy beaches, surf breaks and golden vineyards. It’s small enough to be friendly and welcoming, yet big enough to have all the amenities of the major centres, including shopping, cinemas, cafes, restaurants and entertainment.
EIT’s Auckland campus is located in the heart of the city’s Central Business District (CBD). There are cafes, restaurants, galleries and parks, as well as an array of top-brand shops on Queen Street nearby the campus. From the CBD, it is easy to explore some of Auckland’s treasured attractions such as its stunning beaches, pristine rainforests, wineries and the magnificent Hauraki Gulf.
FACILITIES AND SERVICES
EIT offers the latest facilities and friendly services to help you succeed and enjoy your time in New Zealand.
These include a health centre, sport and recreation centre, on-campus cafés, computer labs, a library and a bookshop. International students are well supported at EIT by our International Student Welfare Office, International Student Mentors and Academic Learning Services. Diversity is celebrated at EIT with events such as celebrations to mark International Cultures Day, Matariki (a New Zealand Māori celebration), Diwali and Chinese New Year occur throughout the year.
COST OF LIVING
Accommodation: NZ$100 (RS2,400) to $350 (RS 8,400) per week
Food: NZ$60(RS 1,440) to $100 (RS 2,400) per week
Transport: NZ$10(RS 240) to $70 (RS 1,680) per week
Entertainment: NZ$40 (RS 960) to $100 (RS 2,400) per week
Utilities: NZ$20(RS 480) to $60 (RS 1,440) per week