2025 Conference

Work-Integrated Learning International Conference 2025

April 2025

Hawkes Bay, New Zealand

The conference allowed us to learn from the wider WIL community about opportunities we could take to develop and extend our practices and enhance our WIL offerings for students.

Dr Karen Smith from Te Herenga Waka – Victoria University of Wellington on the 2024 WILNZ Conference.

The 2025 Work-Integrated Learning International conference will include a wide range of attendees and speakers. The 2025 conference will be held in April at Te Aho a Maui – Eastern Institute of Technology in Hawkes Bay.


WILNZ conferences include a range of tertiary workforce development groups, private training institutions and careers and education professionals – anyone with an interest in work-Integrated learning and/or related areas.


Speakers can include academic teaching staff, researchers, professional staff including administration, management and careers professionals, industry professionals, students, and graduates.


The 2025 conference will be held in April on the Taradale campus of EIT in Napier. Hawkes Bay is a wonderful place to visit, with a range of attractions to enjoy during your time at the conference.

The 2024 Work-Integrated Learning International conference took place on April 9th and 10th in Te Whanganui a Tara – Wellington, Aotearoa New Zealand. It had 100 Delegates and 44 presentations over two days and was a great event to network, learn and reflect. You can read more about the 2024 conference and previous conferences here.

Keep connected and up-to-date with WILNZ on LinkedIn, and keep an eye on this page for more information.