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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 10 Feb 2016

Research Forum

The first Research Forum for 2016 will cover ethics issues for research, important updates, and feedback from the staff survey.  All staff receiving research abatement in 2016 should attend. 

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Start:  Wednesday, 10 February 2016 10:00 a.m.
End:  Wednesday, 10 February 2016 12:00 p.m.

Wednesday 10 February 2016, 10am-12pm, in B1-12.

Welcome to the first Research Forum for 2016.  We will start off this year with a discussion on ethics issues for research, led by Gillian Sim, Nurse Research Coordinator at the Southern District Health Board.  There will also be some other important updates including changes to the Research Fund and feedback from the staff survey about the annual Research Symposium.  All staff receiving research abatement in 2016 should attend the Forum.  Please register on the Staff Training website.  Any queries, please contact Jo Whittle: joanne.whittle@sit.ac.nz.

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
End:  Monday, 15 February 2016

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 - welcome to SIT 

11am - Market Day 

Plus: activities, challenges, competitions and giveaways - more details to come!

1pm finish.

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.

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.

Important Dates

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 One 2016

  • First part of semester (9 weeks): 15 February – 15 April
  • Mid-semester break (2 weeks): 18 April – 29 April
  • Second part of semester (8 weeks): 2 May – 24 June
  • Semester break (2 weeks): 27 June – 8 July

Semester Two 2016

  • First part of semester (11 weeks): 11 July – 23 September
  • Mid-semester break (1 week): 26 September – 30 September
  • Second part of semester (6 weeks): 3 October – 11 November

Further Disclaimer

Our course dates frequently change. For specific 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

10
Feb

The first Research Forum for 2016 will cover ethics issues for research, important updates, and feedback from the staff survey.  All staff receiving research abatement in 2016 should attend. 

15
Feb

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

15
Feb

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

08
Mar

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.

18
Mar

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

18
Apr

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

17
May

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.

27
Jun

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

11
Jul

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

16
Aug

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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