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Entries for September 2014

29 Sep 2014

Creativity and style were to the fore at the Southern Institute of Technology on 19th September when the Certificate in Elementary Hair Design students took part in the Creative Long Hair Competition.

23 Sep 2014

Creative sparks were flying last week at SIT when students went head to head in the Postgraduate Diploma in Business Enterprise start up week.

22 Sep 2014

VALUABLE TRIP: Southern Institute of Technology Arts programme manager Kathryn Mitchell has returned from Los Angeles where she was speaking about making museums more community-accessible.

20 Sep 2014

SIT is proud to announce the appointment of Southland Sharks Co-Captain James Paringatai as tutor of the newly developed National Certificate in Recreation and Sport (Core Skills) Level 2.

14 Sep 2014

Young Invercargill entrepreneur Josh Harrington  won $1000 cash and the support of New Zealand's angel sector for Mepo in the Invercargill Startup Pitch competition, which was between Startup Weekend, where groups came together to conceive an idea, test the concept and develop a prototype to demonstrate before a group of judges in 54 hours, and Startup Week, where 40 to 60 postgraduate students from the Southern Institute of Technology's business programme attempt to build ideas into businesses in one week.

12 Sep 2014

Some businesses store their export goods in warehouses. Others keep their products in barrels, freezers or containers.

At the Southern Institute of Technology, things work a little differently.

12 Sep 2014

The North Island-based Taratahi agricultural training centre has teamed up with the Southern Institute of Technology (SIT) to form a new training partnership in the Deep South.

The partnership was announced in July and agricultural training for Southland residents began this month.

09 Sep 2014

The Southern Institute of Technology’s strong market position in the international tertiary education sector was recognised last Friday night at the Export Southland Awards Dinner.

01 Sep 2014

Professor Adam Lam from the Confucius Institute at Canterbury University delivered a presentation on the Chinese cultural cuisine to seminar attendees at the Southern Institute of Technology

01 Sep 2014

Students from the Southern Institute of Technology are set to make life a lot easier for the Catlins Land Search and Rescue crew.

The second-year bachelor of information technology students are designing a new way for the Catlins group's incident management team and management support team to communicate.