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Events @ SIT

This is the place to see what's on at SIT.
We've got the low down on Orientation weeks, Open Nights, and other student activities both on and off campus, important course dates, community events and other happenings around and about our region.

Sun 21 Sep 2014

Invercargill Eco Festival

Get along to the Invercargill Eco Festival for a day of fun activities and information about living in a more sustainable way. 

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Start:  Sunday, September 21, 2014 10:00 AM
End:  Sunday, September 21, 2014 4:00 PM

Get along to the Invercargill Eco Festival this Sunday, 10am-4pm at the Invercargill Working Mens' Club for a day of fun activities and information about living in a more sustainable way. 

Workshops - Talks - Stalls - Demonstrations - FUN!  You can even chat to our friendly Bachelor of Environmental Management students about their awesome degree course! 

Gold coin entry (children free).

Tue 23 Sep 2014

Free Legal Advice from Eagles Eagles and Redpath

Eagles Eagles and Redpath will be on site every Tuesday from 11am – 1pm for free legal advice

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Start:  Tuesday, September 23, 2014 11:00 AM

Eagles Eagles and Redpath will be on site every Tuesday from 11am – 1pm for free legal advice, located in H1-06 behind main reception

Tue 23 Sep 2014

Christchurch Campus Open Night

Thinking about study in 2015? Come see us at the SIT Christchurch campus, Waterloo Road to talk about our programmes.

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Start:  Tuesday, September 23, 2014 5:00 PM
End:  Tuesday, September 23, 2014 7:00 PM

Thinking about study in 2015? Come see us at the SIT Christchurch campus, Waterloo Road to talk about our programmes.

Wed 24 Sep 2014

Waiata

Come learn old and new Waiata in a fun and relaxing environment - All welcome!

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Start:  Wednesday, September 24, 2014 12:00 PM
End:  Wednesday, September 24, 2014 1:00 PM

Come learn old and new Waiata in a fun and relaxing environment - All welcome!

Thu 25 Sep 2014

Beauty Therapy: Day Spa experience

SIT Beauty Therapy students take part in a day spa experience at Eforea Day Spa at the Hilton Queenstown as part of their course.

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Start:  Thursday, September 25, 2014

SIT Beauty Therapy students take part in a day spa experience at Eforea Day Spa at the Hilton in Queenstown as part of their course. They are treated to 5 star luxury treatments.

Thu 25 Sep 2014

BBQ Bonanza at the Vault Cafe

Check this out! Just $7 for a sandwich, beverage and sweet!

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Start:  Thursday, September 25, 2014 11:00 AM
End:  Thursday, September 25, 2014 1:00 PM

Choose from three barbecue and/or wild meats and three fresh salads on a crispy baguette, a 4oz (100ml) espresso or a Buxton Homemade Lemonade accompanied by a sweet treat to finish. Just $7.00 for sandwich, beverage and sweet!

All welcome - come to The Vault Cafe, SIT Arcade (between Esk & Don Streets) 11:00am to 1:00pm 18, 19, 25 and 26 September.

Prepared and presented by the SIT Certificate in Cafe and Bar Service students.

Thu 25 Sep 2014

Free lunchtime theatre

Come and enjoy a range of theatre styles from the Sir Anthony Hopkins School of Dramatic Arts.

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Start:  Thursday, September 25, 2014 12:00 PM
End:  Thursday, September 25, 2014 1:00 PM

Come and enjoy a range of theatre styles from the Sir Anthony Hopkins School of Dramatic Arts.  Free performances at CentreStage every Thursday 12-1pm.  Bring your lunch, bring your friends!

Thu 25 Sep 2014

Bungalow Restaurant open for Lunches

Offering great food and service at an affordable price! Open 12-2pm on Thurs 18, Fri 19, Thurs 25 & Fri 26 September.

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Start:  Thursday, September 25, 2014 12:00 PM
End:  Thursday, September 25, 2014 2:00 PM

The Bungalow Restaurant is SIT's Training Restaurant, offering great food and service at an even greater price!

Open for lunches 12-2pm on Thursday 18, Friday 19, Thursday 25 and Friday 26 September.

See here for menus and how to book: http://www.sit.ac.nz/Campuses/Invercargill/Bungalow-Restaurant#333176-dining-dates-2014

Fri 26 Sep 2014

School of Contemporary Music Lunchtime Concert

Come and hear free performances from Bachelor of Contemporary Music students.

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Start:  Friday, September 26, 2014 12:00 PM
End:  Friday, September 26, 2014 1:00 PM

These free concerts in Centrestage Theatre, Don St, showcase our talented music students. Come and hear music from a variety of genre and styles. From Coldplay, to the Wiggles, to Pantera, the Bachelor of Contemporary Music students play it all.

Sat 27 Sep 2014

Bus trip to Queenstown

Book a seat on SIT's bus - just $2 for a day trip to Queenstown this Saturday!

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Start:  Saturday, September 27, 2014 8:00 AM
End:  Saturday, September 27, 2014 6:30 PM

SIT has its own 22-seater bus, which runs weekend day trips for students, alternating between Dunedin and Queenstown, for just $2!

The bus departs SIT main campus (Tay St) at 8.00am and departs Queenstown at 4pm, returning to SIT at around 6.30pm.

Book your seat now at the SIT Bookshop.

Sat 27 Sep 2014 - Sat 4 Oct 2014

Odds and Ends - Exploring the art of everyday objects

Exhibition at Transition Gallery, SIT Arcade, Don/Esk Street, Invercargill.

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Start:  Saturday, September 27, 2014 10:00 AM
End:  Saturday, October 04, 2014 4:00 PM

Exhibition at Transition Gallery, SIT Arcade, Don/Esk Street, Invercargill.
Open Sat 27th September to Sat 4th October (excluding Sun 28th), 10am to 4pm.
Opening night: Friday 26th of September at 5.30pm. All welcome!

Mon 29 Sep 2014 - Fri 3 Oct 2014

Mid-Semester Break

Semester 2 mid-semester break

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Start:  Monday, September 29, 2014 8:30 AM
End:  Friday, October 03, 2014 5:30 PM

Semester 2 mid-semester break

Wed 1 Oct 2014 - Fri 3 Oct 2014

National Tertiary Learning & Teaching Conference

The 2014 Conference acknowledges the challenges of tertiary learning and teaching at a time of major global and national changes. 

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Start:  Wednesday, October 01, 2014
End:  Friday, October 03, 2014

The theme of the 2014 Conference acknowledges the challenges of tertiary learning and teaching at a time of major global and national changes. Demographic changes, globalisation and rapidly evolving technologies are challenging teaching practice. The Conference offers an important opportunity to share knowledge and good practice among colleagues to help improve learning and teaching in the ever changing world.

Registrations for the 2014 Conference are now open. Please click here for more information alternatively click here to register online. 
 

Call for Papers

Thank you to those who have made submissions to date. Your submissions will be processed, as already advised, by 31 July 2014. The extended deadline for call for papers for the 2014 Conference is Friday 8 August 2014.

Please visit the conference website for further information http://www.ntltconference.ac.nz/

Options available to participants are:

  • Presentations
  • Referred Paper and Presentation
  • Workshop
  • 'Six minute solutions' presentation.

For further information please contact judy.fleck@sit.ac.nz

Sat 4 Oct 2014

Bus trip to Dunedin

Book a seat on SIT's bus - just $2 for a day trip to Dunedin this Saturday!

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Start:  Saturday, October 04, 2014 8:00 AM
End:  Saturday, October 04, 2014 6:30 PM

SIT has its own 22-seater bus, which runs weekend day trips for students, alternating between Dunedin and Queenstown, for just $2!

The bus departs SIT main campus (Tay St) at 8.00am and departs Dunedin at 4pm, returning to SIT at around 6.30pm.

Book your seat now at the SIT Bookshop.

Tue 7 Oct 2014

Open Night

Come along to our SIT open night and talk to a tutor. Study your way to a smarter future with SIT.

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Start:  Tuesday, October 07, 2014 5:00 AM
End:  Tuesday, October 07, 2014 7:00 AM

Worried about what to study? Not sure what to do next?
Don't stress!
Why not come along to our Open Night.
There will be Course Advisors available to help guide you and answer any questions you have.

Hope to see you there.

#study #ZeroFees #SmarterFuture

 

Thu 9 Oct 2014

Free lunchtime theatre

Come and enjoy a range of theatre styles from the Sir Anthony Hopkins School of Dramatic Arts.

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Start:  Thursday, October 09, 2014 12:00 PM
End:  Thursday, October 09, 2014 1:00 PM

Come and enjoy a range of theatre styles from the Sir Anthony Hopkins School of Dramatic Arts.  Free performances at CentreStage every Thursday 12-1pm.  Bring your lunch, bring your friends!

Fri 10 Oct 2014

School of Contemporary Music Lunchtime Concert

Come and hear free performances from Bachelor of Contemporary Music students.

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Start:  Friday, October 10, 2014 12:00 PM
End:  Friday, October 10, 2014 1:00 PM

These free concerts in Centrestage Theatre, Don St, showcase our talented music students. Come and hear music from a variety of genre and styles. From Coldplay, to the Wiggles, to Pantera, the Bachelor of Contemporary Music students play it all.

Thu 16 Oct 2014

Health Expo

Join SIT's School of Nursing for their annual Health Expo on 16th October 2014, 10am-4pm at Hansen Hall. 

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Start:  Thursday, October 16, 2014 10:00 AM
End:  Thursday, October 16, 2014 4:00 PM

Join SIT's School of Nursing for their annual Health Expo on 16th October 2014, 10am-4pm at Hansen Hall.  The theme this year is "MY HEALTH RULES - Your Recipe for Better Health".  Come along and talk to our first year nursing students about your health including exercise, nutrition, stress, cancer, home safety, depression, sexual health, heart health, diabetes, quitting smoking and much more! Free health checks, demonstrations and loads of giveaways. All ages welcome.

Fri 17 Oct 2014

Secondary School Open Day

Secondary schools in NZ are invited to send their senior students to spend the day at our Invercargill campus on Friday 17 October.

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Start:  Friday, October 17, 2014 8:30 AM
End:  Friday, October 17, 2014 5:00 PM

Secondary schools in New Zealand are invited to send their senior students to spend the day at our Invercargill campus on Friday 17 October 2014. Parents are also welcome to visit the campus.

  • Opportunities to observe lectures and classes in progress, meet the tutors and check out our excellent facilities
  • Tours of the campus
  • Meet Trades tutors and see the brand new workshops in action
  • Lunchtime BBQ with members of Southland Stags and Southland Sharks sports teams
  • Lunchtime concert at Centrestage Theatre
  • Art exhibition by Bachelor of Applied Media Arts students

To register please contact your school's Careers Advisor.

Tue 21 Oct 2014

Christchurch Campus Open Night

Thinking about study in 2015? Come see us at the SIT Christchurch campus, Waterloo Road to talk about our programmes.

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Start:  Tuesday, October 21, 2014 5:00 PM
End:  Tuesday, October 21, 2014 7:00 PM

Thinking about study in 2015? Come see us at the SIT Christchurch campus, Waterloo Road to talk about our programmes.

Thu 23 Oct 2014 - Fri 24 Oct 2014

Stewart Island excursion

Stewart Island excursion for students enrolled in EM206. Topics covered: sustainable fish farming, sustainable energy and Ulva Island.

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Start:  Thursday, October 23, 2014 9:30 AM
End:  Friday, October 24, 2014 4:30 PM

Stewart Island excursion for students enrolled in EM206. Topics covered: sustainable fish farming with Sanfords Fish Farm; Ulva Island - an island sanctuary for native vegetation and birds; sustainable energy on Stewart Island.

Leaving Bluff by ferry on Thursday at 9.30am, returning Friday 4.30pm.

Wed 29 Oct 2014 - Thu 30 Oct 2014

FREE Animal Health Clinic

SIT Diploma in Vet Nursing students are running a FREE two day Animal Wellness Clinic for your beloved pets.

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Start:  Wednesday, October 29, 2014 10:00 AM
End:  Thursday, October 30, 2014 4:00 PM

SIT Diploma in Vet Nursing students are running a FREE two day Animal Wellness Clinic for your beloved pets.

If you just want a general check up, right though to advice on dental problems and anything in between, then we are the team to help. 

29th & 30th of October 2014

  • Wednesday 29th from 10am-6pm
  • Thursday 30th from 9am-4pm

To make an appointment contact us on:

0800 4 0 FEES ext 8831
0272186039
Or email: freepetcheck@sit.ac.nz

Tue 4 Nov 2014

Ethics Committee Meeting

Ethics Committee meeting to review applications.

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Start:  Tuesday, November 04, 2014
End:  Tuesday, November 04, 2014

All research involving human subjects needs to be approved by the Human Research Ethics Committee before it can proceed. To make an application for approval from the Ethics Committee, complete the Application for Ethics Approval form and submit this and any accompanying paperwork (e.g. information sheets, consent forms or proposed questionnaires) to Judy Fleck, secretary of the Ethics Committee.  

Wed 5 Nov 2014

Lifestyle Block Expo

Students from the SIT Diploma in Veterinary Nursing (Rural Animal Technician) are hosting a free expo for owners of lifestyle blocks.

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Start:  Wednesday, November 05, 2014 5:30 PM
End:  Wednesday, November 05, 2014 7:30 PM

Students from the SIT Diploma in Veterinary Nursing (Rural Animal Technician) are hosting a free expo for owners of lifestyle blocks.

We will be offering information and advice on a number of topics, including:

  • parasite control
  • vaccination and worming programmes
  • hoof care
  • care of young stock and many more!

Free sausage sizzle and refreshments will be provided PLUS spot prizes and giveaways!

When: Wednesday 5th November, 5:30 - 7:30 pm

Where: SIT Campus - E Block (located on Tay Street across the road from the SIT Library)

Come on down and support the Rural Animal Technician Class of 2014!

Tue 11 Nov 2014

Open Night - Invercargill Downtown Campus

Come along to our SIT open night and talk to a tutor. Study your way to a smarter future with SIT.

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Start:  Tuesday, November 11, 2014 5:00 AM
End:  Tuesday, November 11, 2014 7:00 AM

Worried about what to study? Not sure what to do next?
Why not come along to our Open Night.
There will be Course Advisors available to help guide you and answer any questions you have.

 

Tue 11 Nov 2014

Chrysalis Graduate Collaborative

SIT Fashion Graduates put on a show extravaganza.

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Start:  Tuesday, November 11, 2014 2:00 PM
End:  Tuesday, November 11, 2014 2:00 PM

SIT Fashion Graduates put on a show extravaganza, Chrysalis, at SIT CentreStage, Don Street.
Come along and enjoy the experience.

Wed 12 Nov 2014

Southland Health Research Five Minute Findings Forum

This is a great opportunity to share  your research, project or audit findings on anything health-related.

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Start:  Wednesday, November 12, 2014 9:00 AM

In collaboration between Southern Institute of Technology and the Southern District Health Board, this forum is a great opportunity to share research, project or audit findings. You can present on anything related to health in the widest sense: public & environmental health, natural therapies, medicine, food safety, nursing, sport & exercise, health education etc. The challenge is to present in just five minutes! 

The Five Minute Findings Forum is being held at Southland Hospital. The best presentation wins $250 sponsored by the Southland Nurses Forumto spend on professional development. Keen to participate? Send us a working title and a one-line description of your proposed topic by email to joanne.whittle@sit.ac.nz by 31 July 2014.

For more information please contact:
Gillian Sim,
Nurse Researcher,
Practice Development,
Southern District Health Board
ph: 03 2181949 extn 8033


Jo Whittle,
Research Officer,
SIT
ph: 03 211 2699 extn 8542

Thu 20 Nov 2014 - Sun 23 Nov 2014

Volcanism & renewable energy excursion

Volcanism and renewable energy excursion. Topics covered: volcanism, geothermal power and mineralisation.

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Start:  Thursday, November 20, 2014
End:  Sunday, November 23, 2014

Volcanism and renewable energy excursion (North Island). Topics covered: volcanism, geothermal power and mineralisation. Central Crossing on the Saturday. Possibly open to outside participants. 

Tue 2 Dec 2014 - Fri 12 Dec 2014

SIT Awards Ceremony

Celebrating excellence and achievements across all of our programmes.

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Start:  Tuesday, December 02, 2014 7:30 PM

SIT's annual award ceremony - celebrating excellence and achievements across all of our programmes.  More information to come.

Thu 4 Dec 2014

Graduation (Certificate Programmes)

Graduation ceremony for Certificate programmes.

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Start:  Thursday, December 04, 2014

Graduation ceremony for Certificate programmes. More details to come.

Fri 12 Dec 2014

Graduation Ceremony One

For Health, Humanities and Computing faculty and PGDipBE graduates.

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Start:  Friday, December 12, 2014 1:30 PM

Graduation ceremony for Health, Humanities and Computing faculty and PGDipBE graduates.  Held at the Civic Theatre, Tay St, Invercargill.  For more information about graduation, see this page: http://www.sit.ac.nz/Students/Graduation or contact your Faculty Administrator.

Fri 12 Dec 2014

Graduation Ceremony Two

For New Media & Arts faculty, Trades & Technology faculty and SIT2LRN faculty graduates.

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Start:  Friday, December 12, 2014 3:00 PM

Graduation ceremony for New Media & Arts faculty, Trades & Technology faculty and SIT2LRN faculty graduates.  Held at the Civic Theatre, Tay St, Invercargill.  For more information about graduation, see this page: http://www.sit.ac.nz/Students/Graduation or contact your Faculty Administrator.

Important Dates 2014

Below are the semester dates for *most* courses at SIT. Please note, there will be numerous exceptions to these dates so please use the below as a guide only.

SEMESTER 2

  • First Part of Semester: Monday, 14th July – Friday, 26th September (11 weeks)
  • Mid Semester Break: Monday, 29th September – Friday, 3rd October (1 week)
  • Second Part of Semester: Monday, 6th October – Friday, 14th November (6 weeks)

Further Disclaimer

Our course dates do frequently change. Where you need to confirm your specific course dates, PLEASE contact your Faculty Administrator for confirmation as SIT will not be held liable for any losses incurred as a result of using the information on this page.

On Soon

21
Sep

Get along to the Invercargill Eco Festival for a day of fun activities and information about living in a more sustainable way. 

23
Sep

Eagles Eagles and Redpath will be on site every Tuesday from 11am – 1pm for free legal advice

23
Sep

Thinking about study in 2015? Come see us at the SIT Christchurch campus, Waterloo Road to talk about our programmes.

24
Sep

Come learn old and new Waiata in a fun and relaxing environment - All welcome!

25
Sep

SIT Beauty Therapy students take part in a day spa experience at Eforea Day Spa at the Hilton Queenstown as part of their course.

25
Sep

Check this out! Just $7 for a sandwich, beverage and sweet!

25
Sep

Come and enjoy a range of theatre styles from the Sir Anthony Hopkins School of Dramatic Arts.

25
Sep

Offering great food and service at an affordable price! Open 12-2pm on Thurs 18, Fri 19, Thurs 25 & Fri 26 September.

26
Sep

Come and hear free performances from Bachelor of Contemporary Music students.

27
Sep

Book a seat on SIT's bus - just $2 for a day trip to Queenstown this Saturday!

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