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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.

Fri 31 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 31, 2014 12:00 PM
End:  Friday, October 31, 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 1 Nov 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, November 01, 2014 8:00 AM
End:  Saturday, November 01, 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 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.  

Tue 4 Nov 2014 - Sat 15 Nov 2014

Chameleon Student Showcase: Film - Visual Art - Animation

3rd - 16th November 2014.  Opening Monday 3rd November 5.30pm @ Raw Gallery, SIT Downtown campus, Don Street, Invercargill.

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Start:  Tuesday, November 04, 2014
End:  Saturday, November 15, 2014

In conjunction with Southsure Insurance Emerging Artist Awards 2014 - recognising challenging, innovative, contemporary art practices.

Emerging Artist Exhibition
4-15 November at City Gallery, Raw Gallery, Transition Gallery and city wide sites (see https://www.facebook.com/SIT.NZ/events for individual events).

The Flicks Film & Animation Showcase 
Thursday 13 November 7pm at SIT Centrestage Theatre 33 Don St

City Gallery Awards Evening
Friday 14 November 5.30pm at City Gallery Invercargill

Wed 5 Nov 2014

Waiata

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

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Start:  Wednesday, November 05, 2014 12:00 PM
End:  Wednesday, November 05, 2014 1:00 PM

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

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!

Thu 6 Nov 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, November 06, 2014 12:00 PM
End:  Thursday, November 06, 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!

Sat 8 Nov 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, November 08, 2014 8:00 AM
End:  Saturday, November 08, 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.

Tue 11 Nov 2014

Chrysalis Graduate Show: AXIS

Collaborative graduate event including fashion, food and other entertainment.

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Start:  Tuesday, November 11, 2014
End:  Tuesday, November 11, 2014

Collaborative graduate event including fashion, food and other entertainment.
For more information and updates, find the event on Facebook.

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.

 

Wed 12 Nov 2014 - Thu 13 Nov 2014

SIT Music Concert Finale

Come and check out our talented Bachelor of Contemporary Music students' final performance for the year.

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Start:  Wednesday, November 12, 2014

Come and check out our talented Bachelor of Contemporary Music students' final performance for the year.

Wed 12 Nov 2014

Southland Health Research Five Minute Findings Forum

This is a great opportunity to find out about a fascinating range of projects and health-related research going on in Southland. 

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

You are invited to the Southland Health Research 'Five Minute Findings' Forum. 
 
This fun event is being held in collaboration between Southern Institute of Technology and the Southern District Health Board on Wednesday 12 November 2014 from 9:00am to 12:30pm. 
 
This is a great opportunity to find out about a fascinating range of projects and health-related research going on in Southland. 
 
Presenters face the challenge of presenting their research in just five minutes! 
 
We have a great range of presenters talking on a diverse range of topics relating to nursing, surgery, home-based care, child dental health, public and environmental health, medicine, sport and exercise, health education, to name just a few.
 
Gareth Meech from Statistics New Zealand in Wellington will give the keynote address: “2013 Census: Families, Households and Health”.  This highly topical presentation will cover:

- the latest information released from the QuickStats about Families and Households published on 4 November
- the use of census data in health policy
- census information and trends about the Southland DHB area and 
- an update on the progress of the 2018 Census in particular about how the content of the census may change.

Keen to come?  Please RSVP by Monday 3 November to Gillian Sim (Gillian.Sim@southerndhb.govt.nz) or Jo Whittle (joanne.whittle@sit.ac.nz).  
 
Please see the attached invitation for more information.
 
Please feel free to forward this invitation to any colleagues you think might be interested in attending.
 
Yours sincerely
 
Jo Whittle
Research Officer
Southern Institute of Technology                                             

Gillian Sim
Nurse Researcher
Practice Development
Southern District Health Board

Thu 13 Nov 2014

The Flicks - Film and Animation Showcase

A fantastic night showcasing the best from our very talented Bachelor of Digital Media and Diploma in Animation students.

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Start:  Thursday, November 13, 2014 7:00 PM

A fantastic night showcasing the best from our very talented Bachelor of Digital Media and Diploma in Animation students.

Thursday 13 November, 7pm at SIT Centrestage Theatre, 33 Don St.

Check out our full range of film and animation courses at http://www.sit.ac.nz/Courses/Film-Animation.

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 6:00 PM

Graduation ceremony for Certificate programmes. For more information about Graduation, please click HERE.

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.

Fri 19 Dec 2014

Graduation - Christchurch Campus

SIT Christchurch campus will hold its very first ever graduation for all 2014 Certificate and Diploma graduates

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Start:  Friday, December 19, 2014 1:30 PM

SIT Christchurch campus will hold its very first ever graduation for all 2014 Certificate and Diploma graduates on Friday 19 Dec at 1.30pm at the Air Force Museum in Wigram

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

31
Oct

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

01
Nov

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

04
Nov

Ethics Committee meeting to review applications.

04
Nov

3rd - 16th November 2014.  Opening Monday 3rd November 5.30pm @ Raw Gallery, SIT Downtown campus, Don Street, Invercargill.

05
Nov

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

05
Nov

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

06
Nov

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

08
Nov

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

11
Nov

Collaborative graduate event including fashion, food and other entertainment.

11
Nov

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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