Thank you to all of those who applied for the EIT Outstanding Student Award.  Every single student who successfully completes an EIT program of study should be enormously proud of their achievement as it is not an easy accomplishment! 

We are aware that  the majority of our students are actively employed and have family commitments and so the decision to engage in further study further study can require significant sacrifice and takes a great deal of dedication and perseverance.


We are pleased to announce the winner of the EIT Outstanding Student Award is Andrew Grant, who successfully completed three EIT programs, including the Advanced Diploma of Electrical Engineering. Congratulations Andrew!


Andrew Grant (46) is an International Specialist Electrical Contractor, a business owner and a commissioning engineer. Despite these successes he was looking to remain relevant in our ever-changing world; he recently graduated with an Advanced Diploma of Applied Electrical Engineering. His studies through the Engineering Institute of Technology (EIT) have now won him the EIT Outstanding Student of the Year award for 2017. Read his story HERE.



We received an unexpected number of applications of very high standard, so we have selected nine Runners-Up this year.  A huge thank you to everyone who applied.


Our runners-up are:

Adrian van Nikerk

Deon Le Roux

Dominique Hoyi

Jared Stone

Kannan Periyaya

Mark Buckley

Nick Godden

Veronica Dolan

Seshni Naidoo


Read their stories by clicking on the above links.

The Engineering Institute of Technology (EIT) is dedicated to ensuring our students receive a world-class education and gain skills they can immediately implement in the workplace upon graduation. Our staff members uphold our ethos of honesty and integrity, and we stand by our word because it is our bond. Our students are also expected to carry this attitude throughout their time at our institute, and into their careers.