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Entries for April 2013

06 Apr 2013

Southern Institute of Technology (SIT) Diploma in Rural Animal Technician students got a taste of the country life recently after being part of filming for New Zealand’s longest running television series, Country Calendar.

The students were undertaking practical work for their class whilst filmed at their tutor’s farm. Rural animal technician tutor Michelle Ballantyne teaches papers in Production Animal Handling & Health Procedures and Professional Practice, with both papers requiring practical experience which she facilitates weekly with students at her own farm in the Otakerama District above Gore.

05 Apr 2013

A new microdermabrasion machine has been purchased for SIT Diploma in Beauty Therapy students allowing training in additional fields before they enter the workforce.