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EIT helps Sri Lankan chartered accountant further education

A Sri Lankan chartered accountant, who enrolled in EIT's Master of Applied Management programme to further her education, has not only graduated and found a job locally, but has also integrated into the Hawke's Bay community.

Hawke’s Bay education and business sectors welcome certainty provided by Government’s earlier reopening date for international students

Education providers and business advocates across Hawke’s Bay are welcoming the Government’s decision to bring forward the date international students can enrol to study in New Zealand.

From the Chief Executive of Education New Zealand: Greater clarity for 2022

The past couple of years have undoubtedly been tough. Despite this, we’ve worked together to provide additional support for current students, diversify programmes and services, strengthen relationships, build social licence, and maintain a presence in our key markets.

Talking Point: Doors open to international students

It's been a long time coming, but it's exciting that we are about to open the doors to our international students again, and all the benefits they bring to our local economy and community.

Two years and counting: The pandemic life of an international student in Hawke's Bay

But the Covid-19 pandemic has made them even more complicated for Hawke's Bay's international students, some of whom now haven't been back home in more than two years.

Learning Hawke’s Bay Media Release 10 November 2021

About 50-60 international students in our Hawke’s Bay schools have stayed here for over two years since the Covid-19 outbreak, without being able to go home to see their families and friends.

Turf chores: The Hastings Pasifika students sacrificing their weekends to maintain Women's Refuge safe house gardens

The 17-year-old from New Caledonia is one of 12 international students from Lindisfarne College in Hastings who've played a fundamental role in maintaining the grounds of Women's Refuge safe houses in Hastings and Napier

Taradale teen behind winning Biz Venture Japanese mental health campaign says 'it's okay to not be okay'

The Year 12 Taradale High School student was among a five-strong team of New Zealand High School students who have won a major prize for coming up with an innovative way to tackle mental health in the country

Learning Hawke’s Bay Media Release 30 April 2020

Hundreds of international students who chose to stay in Hawke’s Bay during the COVID-19 Level 4 lockdown will celebrate the beginning of their studies a little differently this year.

Winners of Learning Hawke's Bay/Eastern Bridge Poster Competition 2020

The much-anticipated Learning Hawke's Bay and Eastern Bridge Poster Competition 2020 winners have finally been announced. The competition aims at encouraging international students (as well as domestic students) to design a poster to illustrate their experience in Hawke's Bay as international students.

International students now contribute $60m a year to Hawke’s Bay economy

Hawke’s Bay is booming off the back of an international student spike, with the latest figures revealing they now contribute an annual $60 million into the region’s economy…
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Destination Hawke’s Bay: Interview interview Learning Hawke’s Bay Chair, Di Carter, and Regional Manager, Wenhua Yang

This week, we interview Learning Hawke’s Bay Chair, Di Carter, and Regional Manager, Wenhua Yang, about the association’s activities to promote the New Zealand region as a study destination…
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Hawke’s Bay aims to attract more international students

Learning Hawke’s Bay, a regional association of international education-focused institutions in New Zealand, has been approved to become a charity and incorporated society, measures which it said would help it to operate more effectively in promoting the area as a study destination…
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International students welcomed to Hawke’s Bay

The international Race Relations Day saw more than 200 students from abroad welcomed at a special ceremony in Napier on Wednesday…
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More international students to Hawke’s Bay key for new manager for Learning Hawkes Bay

Recently appointed Regional Manager for Learning Hawke’s Bay Wenhua Yang is committed to increasing the region’s profile for international students…
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