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Entries for June 2017

30 Jun 2017

Southern Institute of Technology (SIT) will have the opportunity to help a select number of Information Technology students build lasting connections and form global links that will be priceless in future endeavours.

This experience of a lifetime is thanks to SIT being awarded a group scholarship for a select number of their IT students under the recent round of Prime Minister’s Scholarships for Asia.

30 Jun 2017

Penny Simmonds, CEO at the Southern Institute of Technology in New Zealand, sees India as a powerhouse that is not quite recognised.  She tells Vaishali Dar that she was in talks with Indian institutes for a student exchange programme.

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29 Jun 2017

Art and science might be two different  areas but a group of Dunedin artists and scientists have proved there can be a meeting of minds even on complicated concepts such as genetics. Rebecca Fox talks to some artists involved in the Art and Genetics Exhibition.

06 Jun 2017

Keeping New Zealand's culture alive, hundreds of students are enrolling in te reo and Maori culture subjects at the Southern Institute of Technology.

Those from different backgrounds, ethnicities and of different socioeconomic status', are coming together to learn about New Zealand's indigenous culture and language.

In recent years, te reo and tikanga classes increased in numbers of enrolments and participation, and achievement of Maori students in all subjects at SIT had gone up.