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Entries for November 2019

29 Nov 2019

SIT is very pleased to be able to advise you that the new location for MAINZ in 2020 will be at Te Wananga o Aotearoa Mangere campus. SIT and TWOA have had a strategic relationship for the past 16 years where we have shared programme delivery and staff in various campus locations across the country. We are therefore delighted to be strengthening this relationship even further with this collaboration on TWOA’s lovely Mangere campus.

19 Nov 2019

SIT has been negotiating with another provider and the Tertiary Education Commission (TEC) with regard to offering places to MAINZ Level 6 and Level 7 Bachelor of Audio Engineering and Production (BAEP) students in 2020 and 2021 to be able to complete the degree. TEC advise that arrangements to support the transition are being made with the alternative provider.

16 Nov 2019

There are plans for a new Bachelors of Veterinary Nursing course at the Southern Institute of Technology. SIT head of faculty of trades and technology Doug Rodgers says it would help vet nurses to gain a higher level of knowledge and increase value to the industry.

14 Nov 2019

International and domestic students from the Southern Institute of Technology’s Queenstown campus have organised a multicultural event for early December.

12 Nov 2019

NCEA Level 2 student Robbie Jackson of The Catlins Area School has been awarded The Prime Minister’s Vocational Excellence Award for his successes throughout the year, both vocationally and academically.

12 Nov 2019

The Southern Institute of Technology (SIT) has been awarded three Prime Minister’s Scholarships for Argentina and Asia (PMSA).

05 Nov 2019

The 21st century is a globalised society that merges different cultural identities. Quan Tan, a 3rd year Bachelor of Visual Arts student, created her final project “The Cinderella” to talk about the positive attributes of cultural diversity while reflecting on her own personal experiences from Malaysia and New Zealand.

Her project was installed on the 25th of October 2019 at the SIT Invercargill Library and will be shown until mid-December.

01 Nov 2019

The Murihiku Trades Academy Engineering/Automotive programme students have completed a design-build project involving the creation of 70cc mini bikes.

On Saturday, November 2, following scrutineering at SIT’s Tay St campus, the bikes will be put to the test at the Teretonga Park Raceway.