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Southern Institute of Technology

Invercargill, Christchurch, Queenstown, Gore, Auckland campuses & SIT2LRN Distance Learning

Welcome to the Southern Institute of Technology (SIT), a great choice for a quality education and the home of the Zero Fees Scheme. The Zero Fees Scheme means we cover your tuition fees, so all you have to pay for are the direct material costs for your course. 

Southern Institute of Technology (SIT) is a government accredited tertiary provider of NZQA programmes at certificate, diploma, bachelor degree and postgraduate level, with campuses in Invercargill, Queenstown, ChristchurchGore and Auckland. You can also study selected programmes online via SIT2LRN Distance Learning.

About SIT

Student Profiles

Events

Mon 15 Feb 2016

Semester 1

Semester One commences for 2016. Students please verify dates for your specific course, as individual programme dates may vary.

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Start:  Monday, 15 February 2016 9:00 a.m.

Semester One commences for 2016. Students please verify dates for your specific course, as individual programme dates may vary.

Mon 15 Feb 2016

O Week 2016 - Day One

Come along and be part of the fun - lots of free stuff, food giveaways and prizes to be won!

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Start:  Monday, 15 February 2016 10:30 a.m.
End:  Monday, 15 February 2016 1:00 p.m.

SIT warmly welcomes all new and returning students to our campuses for 2016.   Come along and be part of the fun - meet new people and have a laugh - lots of free stuff, food giveaways and prizes to be won!

Monday 15 February

10:30 - Powhiri

11:45am MARKET DAY - Come meet reps from: ...

  • Westpac NZ
  • Pacific Island Advisory & Cultural Trust
  • New Zealand Red Cross
  • InterCity Group
  • Invercargill City Council
  • Jubilee Budget Advisory Service
  • South Alive.
  • IEP
  • Citizens Advice Bureau Invercargill Inc.
  • SHARP
  • Invercargill City Libraries and Archives
  • Ministry for Primary Industries
  • The Southland Community Law Centre
  • Advance Fitness Club Invercargill
  • BurgerFuel
  • New Zealand National Party
  • YMCA Invercargill
  • The Labour Party
  • Snap Fitness Invercargill
  • New Zealand First
  • Nga Kete AOD Service
  • Nga Kete Aukati Kapipa - Smoking Cessation Programme
  • Murihiku Maori Wardens

PLUS!!

  • Cultural Creations
  • Chocolate Unicorn Horns
  • House of Cards
  • Jubilee Budget House of Cards
  • Tic Tac Knack
  • Burger Fuel "Greedy Bastard" Burger Challenge

Tue 8 Mar 2016

Ethics Committee Meeting

All research involving human subjects needs to be approved by the Human Research Ethics Committee before it can proceed. The committee meets four times per year.

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Start:  Tuesday, 8 March 2016
End:  Tuesday, 8 March 2016

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.

Fri 18 Mar 2016

SIT & SDHB education and research get-together

SIT & Southern District Health Board education and research get-together: Friday 18 March 2016.

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Start:  Friday, 18 March 2016 9:30 a.m.
End:  Friday, 18 March 2016 10:30 a.m.

SIT & Southern District Health Board education and research get-together: Friday 18 March 2016, 9.30-10.30am

This event will involve ‘speed dating’ to share interests and inspiration on research and education in the health field.  It is aimed at any staff who have a research interest in health and education in the widest sense of the word.  It is a great opportunity to make connections with research staff at the Southern District Health Board and start some research conversations.  Morning tea provided.  RSVP by 4 March 2016 to Jo Whittle: joanne.whittle@sit.ac.nz.  

Event location: Lecture Theatre, Community Services Building, Southland Hospital, Kew Road, Invercargill.

Mon 18 Apr 2016 - Fri 29 Apr 2016

Mid-semester break

Semester One mid-semester break. Students please verify dates for your specific course, as individual programme dates may vary.

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Start:  Monday, 18 April 2016 9:00 a.m.
End:  Friday, 29 April 2016 5:00 p.m.

Semester One mid-semester break. Students please verify dates for your specific course, as individual programme dates may vary.

Tue 17 May 2016

Ethics Committee Meeting

All research involving human subjects needs to be approved by the Human Research Ethics Committee before it can proceed. The committee meets four times per year.

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Start:  Tuesday, 17 May 2016
End:  Tuesday, 17 May 2016

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.

Mon 27 Jun 2016 - Fri 8 Jul 2016

Semester break

Semester break. Students please verify dates for your specific course, as individual programme dates may vary.

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Start:  Monday, 27 June 2016 9:00 a.m.
End:  Friday, 8 July 2016 5:00 p.m.

Semester break. Students please verify dates for your specific course, as individual programme dates may vary.

Mon 11 Jul 2016

Semester 2

Semester Two commences for 2016. Students please verify dates for your specific course, as individual programme dates may vary.

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Start:  Monday, 11 July 2016 9:00 a.m.

Semester Two commences for 2016. Students please verify dates for your specific course, as individual programme dates may vary.

Tue 16 Aug 2016

Ethics Committee Meeting

All research involving human subjects needs to be approved by the Human Research Ethics Committee before it can proceed. The committee meets four times per year.

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Start:  Tuesday, 16 August 2016
End:  Tuesday, 16 August 2016

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.

Mon 26 Sep 2016 - Fri 30 Sep 2016

Mid-semester break

Semester Two mid-semester break. Students please verify dates for your specific course, as individual programme dates may vary.

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Start:  Monday, 26 September 2016 9:00 a.m.
End:  Friday, 30 September 2016 5:00 p.m.

Semester Two mid-semester break. Students please verify dates for your specific course, as individual programme dates may vary.

Tue 1 Nov 2016

Ethics Committee Meeting

All research involving human subjects needs to be approved by the Human Research Ethics Committee before it can proceed. The committee meets four times per year.

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Start:  Tuesday, 1 November 2016
End:  Tuesday, 1 November 2016

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.

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News

10
Feb
SIT kicks off Chinese New Year with a round of good luckGood luck was spread throughout the SIT's Chinese New Year celebration on Wednesday night.
10
Feb
Preparations under way for SIT O-WeekIt will be a week of food, fun and mayhem as students celebrate this year's SIT Orientation Week.
04
Feb
SIT celebrates Sri Lankan Independence DayThe Southern Institute of Technology was in a festive mood on Thursday as students, staff and community members celebrated Sri Lankan independence day.
03
Feb
Chen: Migrants will be the future of SouthlandSuperdiversity Centre chair and University of Auckland School of Law adjunct professor Mai Chen led a cultural awareness workshop at SIT on Wednesday.
23
Jan
Leitch hopes Toyota Racing Series will open doorsSIT automotive apprentice Brendon Leitch hopes this year's Toyota Racing Series could be his ticket to an international motorsport career.
18
Jan
Adults lacking confidence sing themselves happy in LongmontContemporary Music graduate Ashlie Schares believes that singing is the answer for people with low self-esteem and lacking in confidence, and that is what inspired her to form 'Sing Yourself Happy...
14
Jan
SIT tutor to be keynote speaker at International Massage Therapy Research ConferenceDr. Jo Smith has been announced as a keynote speaker at the International Massage Therapy Research Conference (IMTRC) in Seattle, May 12-15, 2016.

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