Nelson Marlborough Institute of Technology
|Nelson Marlborough Institute of Technology|
|Academic staff||280 FTE staff 2005|
|Students||3,615 EFTS 2005)|
|Location||Nelson, New Zealand
|Affiliations||Public NZ TEI|
Nelson Marlborough Institute of Technology is a New Zealand public Tertiary Education Institution. The main campuses are in Nelson and Blenheim, South Island, New Zealand. It has been providing tertiary education in the Nelson-Marlborough region since 1904. NMIT's yearly enrollment is around 3,600 equivalent full-time students, locally, nationally and internationally.
The region's economy includes New Zealand's largest concentration of fisheries, wine and aquaculture. It also has substantial forestry, horticulture, aviation, tourism and arts industries as well as a sizable conservation estate, including three national parks. NMIT has developed programmes that sustain the region's infrastructure as well as specialized programmes in niche areas.
Training programmes include Marine studies, Superyacht crew training and other maritime statutory programmes.
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