EIT Group Training courses

EIT Celebrates Two Decades of Group Training

March 23, 2021 10:07 am
No one knows the value of training better than EIT’s International Engineering Education Manager, Kevin Baker. This year, he celebrates his 21st anniversary in charge of the institute’s group training department, a stewardship that has seen the company run courses for everyone from; Coca-Cola to NASA, the major oil and...Read More
internship at EIT

Practical Positives of the Engineering Internship

March 5, 2021 9:36 am
EIT’s courses are specifically designed to balance academic excellence and preparing our students for the competitive engineering jobs market. One critical aspect of preparing for a career in the sector is the practical skills earned in undertaking an internship. This month we sat down to map out the top five...Read More
EIT Ambassadors

EIT Student Ambassadors 2021 Announcement

February 12, 2021 1:36 pm
The Engineering Institute of Technology is proud to announce Douglas Mugweni and Aaron Brook as EIT Student Ambassadors for 2021. Every year, the Engineering Institute of Technology (EIT) selects an applicant to fill the role of Student Ambassador. For 2021, however, the number of applications received was greater than ever before, and the standard tremendously high – too high, in fact, to choose...Read More
Robot Dancing

Boston Dynamics’ Robots Ruling The Dance Floor

February 12, 2021 1:26 pm
We live in a world where, more and more, automation can be employed to take on the jobs that are just too dangerous for humans to handle. Tasks that would require mere mortals to risk life and limb are all in a day's work for modern robots. And now they...Read More
Internship through history

A Concise History of the Internship

February 11, 2021 11:50 am
Here’s the thing: when an employer is deciding whether or not to hire you, they’re looking at a lot more than how well you know your stuff. More and more companies are paying attention to the gap between the knowledge you get from your degree and the skills you actually need to succeed in the workplace; in...Read More

Remembering Robert Snaith

February 8, 2021 7:54 am
Rob Snaith’s career began shortly after graduating with a Higher National Diploma in Mechanical Engineering. Moving into fluid system applications engineering, he began what would become more than 30 years of work in the field, quickly establishing himself as an expert. A position with a major international manufacturer of fluid...Read More

Get smart about smart cities

February 5, 2021 2:11 pm
By the year 2050, up to 70% of the world’s population is expected to live in cities. Accounting for expected population growth, that means another 2.5 billion people will reside in urban settings. To effectively manage the three pillars of sustainability – environmental, social and economic – we must remain...Read More
Artificial Intelligence and the workforce

Will a robot take your job?

January 8, 2021 8:30 am
For some, the future holds an exciting vision of technology, enhancing our everyday lives and jobs. For others, it’s a somewhat bleaker view of a dystopian future, where humans are controlled by mechanical over-lords and are unnecessary in keeping the wheels of industry turning! Australia’s ABC network has created a...Read More
Engineer your year in 2021

Engineering a better year ahead

January 7, 2021 8:30 am
January is a time that we reflect on the past and plan ahead for the coming year. As we recover from the festivities of the holiday season, many of us resolve to break a few bad habits and become healthier, more organised and prepared for the challenges of the year...Read More