Eastern Institute of Technology, Hawke's Bay
The Eastern Institute of Technology (EIT) is one of the fastest growing tertiary institutes in New Zealand with 10,000 full-time and part-time students. We have two campuses, one in Hawke's Bay and one in Gisborne. Established in 1974, and government owned, EIT has four faculties - Applied Science, Business and Computing, Health Sciences, Arts and Trades and Te Manga Māori.
Hawkes Bay’s long summer is perfect for orchards, wineries and a relaxed lifestyle.
Eastland enjoys long hot summers and grows a third of New Zealand’s grape crop.
EIT Hawke's Bay is the largest provider of tertiary education on the East Coast of the North Island of New Zealand. It is recognised as a place of quality education and the Hawke's Bay campus is set on a beautiful 25 hectare campus between the twin cities of Napier and Hastings. Over 400 international students study at EIT each year and come from over 40 different countries.
EIT Hawke's Bay offers degrees in Business Studies, Computing Systems, Visual Art and Design, Nursing, Education, Wine Science, Viticulture, Recreation & Sport , Arts and Social Work. A wide range of Diploma and Certificate programmes are also available in Tourism and Hospitality, Visual Art, Horticulture, Agriculture, Viticulture, Travel & Tourism, Hospitality, Business Studies and Information Technology.
EIT, Hawke's Bay has a well-established School of English Language and is an accredited IELTS Testing Centre. General English, English for Academic Purposes and Preparation for IELTS classes are available. International students who graduate from the English Language course with the English level required for an Academic programme can apply to continue their study at degree, diploma or certificate level. A Language Lab and Computing Labs are available for International students as part of their course.
Academic Year and Admissions
Many academic programmes have two intakes per year in February and July. English Language courses are available between January and December. EIT Hawke's Bay is proud of its flexible approach to education and is able to design programmes to suit the needs of both individuals and groups.
Both homestay and student flatting accommodation options are available. Homestay families provide students with a private room, full board and helpful advice. The EIT Residential Village has 12 flats each housing six students. The weekly rent for a private, furnished bedroom in the Village includes phone and power charges.
EIT Hawke's Bay offers excellent student support services in a modern and well equipped environment. The International Centre takes special care of its students from overseas. Learning support is available to students studying in mainstream programmes. Students are given assistance with accommodation, insurance, immigration, welfare and health needs. Activities such as ski trips, and sight-seeing, etc are arranged for international students.
EIT Hawke's Bay currently has links with a number of international institutions in USA, Canada, India, Japan, China and Australia. Within New Zealand, EIT is closely linked with industry, commerce and the professions. These links give EIT the opportunity to design programmes with an international focus which are both academically and vocationally relevant.
Accommodation: Homestay $200 pw, EIT Residential Village rent $135 pw plus $200 bond
Recommended weekly personal expenses: $70-$120 (excl accommodation fee)
Aiport Pickup: Free from Napier Airport
Meet & Transfer Service Fee ($50) at Auckland International Airport if required
Administration fee: $100 for 6 mths or less, $200 for 6 mths-1 yr