Bells and whistles were all go at SIT on 19th September when the Certificate in Elementary Hair Design students took part in the Creative Long Hair Competition.
Creative sparks were flying last week at SIT when students went head to head in the Postgraduate Diploma in Business Enterprise start up week.
VALUABLE TRIP: Southern Institute of Technology Arts programme manager Kathryn Mitchell has returned from Los Angeles where she was speaking about making museums more community-accessible.
Young Invercargill entrepreneur Josh Harrington won $1000 cash and the support of New Zealand's angel sector for Mepo in the Invercargill Startup Pitch competition, which was between Startup Weekend, where groups came together to conceive an idea, test the concept and develop a prototype to demonstrate before a group of judges in 54 hours, and Startup Week, where 40 to 60 postgraduate students from the Southern Institute of Technology's business programme attempt to build ideas into businesses in one week.
Some businesses store their export goods in warehouses. Others keep their products in barrels, freezers or containers.
At the Southern Institute of Technology, things work a little differently.
The North Island-based Taratahi agricultural training centre has teamed up with the Southern Institute of Technology (SIT) to form a new training partnership in the Deep South.
The partnership was announced in July and agricultural training for Southland residents began this month.
The Southern Institute of Technology’s strong market position in the international tertiary education sector was recognised last Friday night at the Export Southland Awards Dinner.
Professor Adam Lam from the Confucius Institute at Canterbury University delivered a presentation on the Chinese cultural cuisine to seminar attendees at the Southern Institute of Technology
Students from the Southern Institute of Technology are set to make life a lot easier for the Catlins Land Search and Rescue crew.
The second-year bachelor of information technology students are designing a new way for the Catlins group's incident management team and management support team to communicate.
In July the Southern Institute of Technology (SIT) formally confirmed the partnership with Taratahi Agricultural Training Centre, to deliver agricultural training to Southlanders starting in September 2014.
On Wednesday 13 August SIT hosted World Trade Skills CEO Bruce Howat and gave him a tour around the 5.5 million dollar trades facility upgrade. Mr Howat was in Invercargill as part of his national tour to interview medal winners from the recent World Trade Skills national competition, held earlier this year in Hamilton.
More hairdressing clients are needed for Southern Institute of Technology students undertaking the Certificate in Visual Hair Design. The second year hairdressing students are required to work on clients as part of their practical course requirements.
Invercargill man Lance Corporal (LCPL) Ben Dowdall is one of eight NZ Army chefs hard at work preparing meals in a kitchen at Royal Australian Air Force (RAAF) Base Darwin, for a multi-national force exercising in the heat of an Australian Northern Territory winter.
SIT is proud to announce the inaugural Certificate Graduation Ceremony 2014, which will take place at Stadium Southland, Tuesday 12 August at 6pm