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#277307 7-Oct-2020 10:40
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I’m planning to study Electrical Engineering at one of these two institutions. Anybody have any reviews or recommendations? I’m keen to get involved in clubs, social events etc and would like to meet people from different backgrounds as I love learning new language and culture. MIT is closer, but would not mind the drive to Unitec if it is that much better. 

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  #2580765 7-Oct-2020 17:16
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I did the New Zealand Diploma in Engineering (Electrical) (Level 6) with the electronics strand in 2015 at MIT.


I found it to be a well rounded program and the lectures, bar one were really good and always there for your questions before/after class or via email.


I was a mature student and come from a background of electronics so cross credited a year of study so only did the "second" year program and it found it quiet easy given my background. other students were more focused on their social life or their jobs and didnt fair so well.


It looks like MIT might be moving some of their course to Manukau from their Otara campus, so i dont know what the facilities are like there. Otara campus and the engineering building was pretty good facilities wise, i was in a knee brace for 1/2 the year after some significant knee surgery before the semester started and it was still easy enough to get round. The cafe/lunch hall was average at best, not enough seating and people were generally slobs.




if you have any spacific questions im happy to answer.

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