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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.

Wed 2 Jul 2014 - Sat 26 Jul 2014

SIT in India, Bhutan & Nepal

SIT in India, Bhutan & Nepal this July. Information session, scholarship applications and meetings with prospective students.

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Start:  Wednesday, July 02, 2014 9:00 AM
End:  Saturday, July 26, 2014 5:00 PM

SIT in India, Bhutan & Nepal this July at the following cities:

  • Chennai 2nd & 3rd July
  • Coimbatore 4th July
  • Tiruchirappalli 5th July
  • Hyderabad 7th, 8th & 17th July
  • Vijayawada 9th July
  • Guntur 10th July
  • Visakhapatnam 11th July
  • Kolkata 12th, 16th & 28th July
  • Bhubaneswar 14th July
  • Jamshedpur 15th July
  • Siliguri 18th July
  • Thimphu (Bhutan) 21st July
  • Kathmandu (Nepal) 23rd to 25th & 27th July
  • Pokhara (Nepal) 26th July

Information sessions, scholarship applications and meetings with prospective students. Enquiries to khanin.saikia@sit.ac.nz

Mon 14 Jul 2014 - Fri 25 Jul 2014

SIT in Viet Nam

SIT in Viet Nam this July! Jason Nguyen, SIT International Marketing Officer, will be in Viet Nam from Monday 14 Jul to Friday 25 Jul

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Start:  Monday, July 14, 2014 9:00 AM
End:  Friday, July 25, 2014 5:00 PM

SIT in Viet Nam this July! Jason Nguyen, SIT International Marketing Officer, will be in Viet Nam from Monday 14 Jul to Friday 25 Jul at the following cities:

  • Ha Noi
  • Da Nang
  • Ho Chi Minh
  • Can Tho

Information sessions, scholarship applications and meetings with prospective students. Enquiries to jason.nguyen@sit.ac.nz or Skype: jnguyen81nz  

Wed 23 Jul 2014

Waiata

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

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Start:  Wednesday, July 23, 2014 12:00 PM
End:  Wednesday, July 23, 2014 1:00 PM

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

Fri 25 Jul 2014 - Sat 26 Jul 2014

Hokonui Fashion Design Awards

The Hokonui Fashion Design Awards are celebrating 25 years at the forefront of New Zealand fashion.

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Start:  Friday, July 25, 2014

The Hokonui Fashion Design Awards are celebrating 25 years at the forefront of New Zealand fashion. SIT Beauty Therapy and Hairdressing students are integral to the event, being responsible for models' hair and makeup on both nights

Fri 25 Jul 2014

School of Contemporary Music Lunchtime Concert

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

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Start:  Friday, July 25, 2014 12:00 PM
End:  Friday, July 25, 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 26 Jul 2014

Bus trip to Dunedin

SIT has a 19-seater bus which runs regular weekend day trips for students for just $2!

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Start:  Saturday, July 26, 2014 8:00 AM
End:  Saturday, July 26, 2014 4:30 PM

SIT has its very own 19-seater bus which runs regular weekend day trips for students, alternating between Dunedin and Queenstown, for just $2!  Book your seat at the SIT Bookshop.

The bus leaves SIT at 8am (outside main Tay St entrance) and returns around 4.30pm.

Tue 29 Jul 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, July 29, 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

Thu 31 Jul 2014 - Fri 1 Aug 2014

Southland Careerfest

SIT will have a massive interactive display at the event - more detail soon!

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Start:  Thursday, July 31, 2014
End:  Friday, August 01, 2014

SIT will have a massive interactive display at the event - more detail soon!

Sat 2 Aug 2014

Bus trip to Queenstown

SIT has a 19-seater bus which runs regular weekend day trips for students for just $2!

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Start:  Saturday, August 02, 2014 8:00 AM
End:  Saturday, August 02, 2014 4:30 PM

SIT has its very own 19-seater bus which runs regular weekend day trips for students, alternating between Dunedin and Queenstown, for just $2!  Book your seat at the SIT Bookshop.

The bus leaves SIT at 8am (outside main Tay St entrance) and returns around 4.30pm.

Mon 4 Aug 2014

ReOrientation Day 1

Rolling Tires - Market Day - Rugby ball through hoop/hole - Puzzles from Joinery - Autotech Fastest Tire Changing competition - Giveaways

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Start:  Monday, August 04, 2014 11:30 AM
End:  Monday, August 04, 2014 1:30 PM

Rolling Tires - Market Day - Rugby ball through hoop/hole - Puzzles from Joinery - Autotech Fastest Tire Changing competition - Giveaways

11:30am Opening Performance, Maori song and Haka
12 noon - Mighty Meats BBQ 
12:15 - STA Travel
12:45 - Ping Pong Ball drop

Tue 5 Aug 2014

ReOrientation Day 2

Blow up Sumo Wrestling - Basketball - Rolling Tires - Autotech Fastest Tire Changing competition - Giveaways

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Start:  Tuesday, August 05, 2014 11:30 AM
End:  Tuesday, August 05, 2014 1:30 PM

Blow up Sumo Wrestling - Basketball - Rolling Tires - Autotech Fastest Tire Changing competition - Giveaways

12 noon - Westpac/Woodlands Butchery BBQ & Bakers Beyond Mini Pie Giveaway

12:45 - Ping Pong Ball drop

BUS SMART are providing a Free bus from Downtown campus to Main campus on Tuesday 5th and Wednesday 6th August. Pickup: 11:50am Return: 1:00pm

Wed 6 Aug 2014

ReOrientation Day 3

Concert - Theatre Sports - Speed Meeting - Autotech Fastest Tire Changing competition - Giveaways - Waikiwi Mechanical Bull

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Start:  Wednesday, August 06, 2014 11:30 AM
End:  Wednesday, August 06, 2014 1:30 PM

Concert - Theatre Sports - Speed Meeting - Autotech Fastest Tire Changing competition - Giveaways - Waikiwi Mechanical Bull

12 noon - Mitre 10 BBQ
12:45 - Ping Pong Ball drop

BUS SMART are providing a Free bus from Downtown campus to Main campus on Tuesday 5th and Wednesday 6th August. Pickup: 11:50am Return: 1:00pm

Tue 12 Aug 2014

Graduation (Certificate Programmes)

Graduation ceremony for Certificate programmes.

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Start:  Tuesday, August 12, 2014

Graduation ceremony for Certificate programmes. More details to come.

Tue 26 Aug 2014

Ethics Committee Meeting

Ethics Committee meeting to review applications.

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Start:  Tuesday, August 26, 2014
End:  Tuesday, August 26, 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.  

Sat 30 Aug 2014

Munted

Munted is a verbatim documentary theatre response to the Canterbury February 22nd Earthquake.

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Start:  Saturday, August 30, 2014 7:30 PM

Munted is a verbatim documentary theatre response to the Canterbury February 22nd Earthquake, derived entirely from interviews with Cantabrians, members of the media and other New Zealanders.

Shared stories of hope and loss, peppered with humour and surprising perspective on one of our worst national tragedies.

Sat 6 Sep 2014

Mel Parsons & James Nokise - A Cabaret

Join two-time Tui finalist Mel Parsons and comedian James Nokise for an intimate live cabaret style show.

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Start:  Saturday, September 06, 2014 7:30 PM
End:  Saturday, September 06, 2014 9:30 PM

Join two-time Tui finalist Mel Parsons and comedian James Nokise for an intimate live cabaret style show. New Zealand’s favourite (and only) Samoan/Welsh stand-up comic, James Nokise, the first Pacific Islander to crack the UK stand-up comedy circuit, returns with Soso Gangsta, a hilarious show about New Zealand Gang Culture and the way society responds to it.

They will take you on a journey through quiet and heartfelt folk ballads through to rollicking country foot-stompers and high comedy.

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

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

 

Fri 17 Oct 2014

Secondary School Open Day

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

Secondary School Open Day

Thu 23 Oct 2014 - Fri 24 Oct 2014

Field trip to Stewart Island

This excursion is for those enrolled in Environmental Management EM206.
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Start:  Thursday, October 23, 2014 9:30 AM
End:  Friday, October 24, 2014 4:30 PM
This excursion is for those enrolled in Environmental Management EM206.
Leaving Bluff by ferry at. 9:30am and return Friday 4:30pm.

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 11 Nov 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, 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?
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

 

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 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.

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 1

  • First Part of Semester:  Monday, 17th February – Friday, 18th April (9 weeks)
  • Mid Semester Break: Monday, 21st April – Friday, 2nd May (2 weeks)
  • Second Part of Semester: Monday, 5th May – Friday, 27th June (8 weeks)
  • Semester Break: Monday, 30th June – Friday, 11th July (2 weeks)

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

02
Jul

SIT in India, Bhutan & Nepal this July. Information session, scholarship applications and meetings with prospective students.

14
Jul

SIT in Viet Nam this July! Jason Nguyen, SIT International Marketing Officer, will be in Viet Nam from Monday 14 Jul to Friday 25 Jul

23
Jul

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

25
Jul

The Hokonui Fashion Design Awards are celebrating 25 years at the forefront of New Zealand fashion.

25
Jul

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

26
Jul

SIT has a 19-seater bus which runs regular weekend day trips for students for just $2!

29
Jul

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

31
Jul

SIT will have a massive interactive display at the event - more detail soon!

02
Aug

SIT has a 19-seater bus which runs regular weekend day trips for students for just $2!

04
Aug

Rolling Tires - Market Day - Rugby ball through hoop/hole - Puzzles from Joinery - Autotech Fastest Tire Changing competition - Giveaways

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