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01
Jul

Check out #Grabarandom - Invercargill with Air New Zealand's grab a seat. 

19
Jun

Three-dimensional ‘Hololens’ technology is bringing a new level of realism to nursing education at the Southern Institute of Technology.

17
Jun

SIT's new programmes are carefully developed to align with Southland Development Strategy (SoRDS) goals to meet Southland's industry labour needs.

10
Jun

The SIT Trades and Technology Faculty has recently purchased five sets of augmented reality (AR) welding equipment to enhance their students’ learning experience.

23
May

A staple of New Zealand farming history and agricultural education since 1964, Telford’s Balclutha campus extends over 921 hectares of with halls of residence and facilities, technical workshops (machinery, carpentry and welding), classrooms and livestock units.

23
May

Unprecedented flooding in Franz Josef on March 26 washed away the Waiho Bridge leaving many farmers on the Southside struggling to re-establish fences and restore land.

 

Mark Patterson has requested help from both Telford staff and students advising Westland Mayor Bruce Smith yesterday that a van load of students will arrive at the Southside of the Waiho to lend a hand for the week.

23
May

Southland farmers are struggling with the pressure as staffing shortages and climate change weigh heavy on their shoulders.

"The minister references going to Telford watching an exhibition of students learning to shear - there is no equivalence in teaching a room full of accountancy students compared to teaching all those practical skills that are needed on our farms, and the funding model absolutely needs to reflect that."

01
May

Music and Audio Institute of New Zealand (MAINZ) students will get a taste of the real-world music industry when the entire organisation comes together this month for Collab Week to release an album in just five days.

17
Apr

The artists confirmed as 2019 finalists for the Pacific Music Awards are eligible for the SunPix People’s Choice Award – Best Pacific Artist Award.  The winner is solely determined by public vote.   Supported by SunPix, voting for this award is now open and will close on Friday 10 May.

15
Apr

2019 marks the 31st anniversary of the MLT Hokonui Fashion Design Awards - a significant achievement as the longest running fashion design awards of their type in

New Zealand.  

04
Apr

The finalists for the 2019 Pacific Music Awards were announced at the Otara Music Arts Centre in
Auckland, marking the 15th anniversary of the celebrated event.

18
Mar

We extend our sympathy to our SIT Muslim community after the events of Friday in Christchurch. We are very thankful that none of our current students or graduates were harmed but we acknowledge that in the very tightknit Muslim community of New Zealand, many will have friends and family impacted by the tragic event. We remind all students of the range of support services available and urge anyone requiring assistance to make contact with our International pastoral care team in the first instance.

Penny Simmonds

SIT CE

12
Mar

The SIT Zero Fees Southland Sharks have added another large piece to its 2019 roster with confirmation that Tall Black and Melbourne United centre Alex Pledger will return for his fourth year with the southern franchise.

11
Mar

SIT and MAINZ are pleased to be offering, as part of their support of the Pacific Music Awards, a new scholarship to Pasifika students interested in studying music, audio production/engineering at either our Auckland (MAINZ) or Invercargill (SIT) campuses within the school of Music and Audio Production.

01
Mar

The SIT Zero Fees Southland Sharks have landed a big fish to aide in its New Zealand National Basketball League title defence. Melbourne United and Australian shooting guard Mitch McCarron will join the Sharks in 2019 for the Sal’s NBL which tips off next month.

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