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Budding Chefs Rewarded At ‘Famous’ Luncheon

Friday, 3 May 2024, 4:21 pm | Southern Institute Of Technology

Cookery students worked under the guidance of some of the country’s best-known chefs in the much-anticipated annual Pure South Famous Young Chefs’ Luncheon. This year’s line-up of returning famous chefs included Steve le Corre, Tony Smith, Darren ... More >>

SIT Students Embrace New Opportunity In Rural Nursing

Wednesday, 24 April 2024, 5:54 pm | Southern Institute Of Technology

Year 3 Nursing students, Shannon Brooking and Caitlin Sullivan have recently completed a successful five-week programme on the West Coast, in a new opportunity to experience rural nursing. Miss Sullivan describing the five-week programme as “challenging ... More >>

SIT Hosts Top Carpentry Apprentice Challenge

Wednesday, 17 April 2024, 5:11 pm | Southern Institute Of Technology

Southland’s top carpentry apprentice was decided recently at SIT when local carpentry apprentices pitted themselves against each other and the clock at the regional heat of the annual New Zealand Certified Builders (NZCB) Apprentice Challenge. More >>

Artist In Residence Experiencing The Real Southland

Monday, 18 March 2024, 9:35 am | Southern Institute Of Technology

Southland Art Foundation (SAF) is pleased to have Auckland-based Artist, Nour Hassan, as the William Hodges Fellow Artist-in-Residence this year. Ms Hassan, who arrived last week, will be completing a four-month residency in Southland. She had recently ... More >>

SIT ‘Zero Fees’ Now Accessible To SIT2LRN Distance Learners From Intake 2

Tuesday, 5 March 2024, 8:14 am | Southern Institute Of Technology

SIT* has great news about the Zero Fees Scheme; their distance learning faculty, SIT2LRN, will be able to offer the SIT Zero Fees Scheme to SIT2LRN ākonga (students), subject to terms and conditions**, from intake 2 onwards – starting in March 2024. ... More >>

SIT Academic Year Begins

Thursday, 22 February 2024, 7:29 pm | Southern Institute Of Technology

SIT | Te Pūkenga campuses around the south are once again buzzing with energy and activity as the summer break finishes and the 2024 academic year begins this week. The Invercargill campus welcomed students back this week with a focus on fun, games ... More >>

SIT Students Awarded PM’s Scholarships

Thursday, 15 February 2024, 10:25 am | Southern Institute Of Technology

Two SIT distance learners awarded the Prime Minister’s Scholarship, which provide educational experiences in Asia and Latin America, say the opportunity has truly been the icing on the cake from their time studying. SIT2LRN, the distance learning ... More >>

SIT Engineering Tutor Presents Research Internationally

Friday, 9 February 2024, 2:17 pm | Southern Institute Of Technology

SIT | Te Pūkenga Programme Manager and Engineering Tutor Carlo Gabriel presented his research internationally when he attended the recent Australasian Association of Engineering Education (AAEE) Conference. Held on the Gold Coast, Australia, December ... More >>

SIT Research Retreat Expands

Thursday, 8 February 2024, 12:54 pm | Southern Institute Of Technology

Organisers of the annual Southern Institute of Technology | Te Pūkenga research retreat have expanded the event this year to include staff from Otago Polytechnic (OP). SIT Research Manager, Dr Sally Bodkin-Allen and SIT Research Coordinator, Dr ... More >>

Engineering Technologies Showcased At SIT

Tuesday, 14 November 2023, 4:34 pm | Southern Institute Of Technology

The School of Advanced Engineering Technology at SIT | Te Pūkenga hosted the inaugural Smart Factory Showcase recently, offering students and local industry insights into cutting-edge technologies and advancements within the industrial engineering landscape. ... More >>

SIT Prime Minister’s Scholarship Winners Head To Chile

Tuesday, 7 November 2023, 2:46 pm | Southern Institute Of Technology

Having waited more than a year to see their visit to Chile come to fruition, Southern Institute of Technology | Te Pūkenga third year Nursing students, Troy Gregg-Schofield and Agnes Amilale, are looking forward to their South American adventure. Now on ... More >>

Annual Free Pet Health Clinic Success

Thursday, 2 November 2023, 9:51 am | Southern Institute Of Technology

The Southern Institute of Technology | Te Pūkenga Free Pet Health Clinic held recently by the New Zealand Diploma in Veterinary Nursing students, crowned another successful year for the Vet Nursing staff and soon-to-be graduating students. <img src="" ... More >>

SIT Nursing Students Use Skills At Council Heart Care Day

Friday, 27 October 2023, 9:37 pm | Southern Institute Of Technology

Around 80 Bachelor of Nursing Year 2 and New Zealand Diploma in Enrolled Nursing Level 5 students from SIT | Te Pūkenga School of Nursing (SoN), in a collaboration with The National Heart Foundation of New Zealand, were able to practise their clinical ... More >>

Speed Interviewing Event Hones Life Skills

Monday, 25 September 2023, 7:24 pm | Southern Institute Of Technology

SIT | Te Pūkenga School of Advanced Engineering Technology, in collaboration with Engineering New Zealand Southland Branch, recently held their annual Speed Interviewing Event, bringing together local Professional engineering employers and engineering ... More >>

Budding Game Developers Find Recognition At National Event

Tuesday, 19 September 2023, 10:47 am | Southern Institute Of Technology

Seven Southern Institute of Technology | Te Pūkenga creative arts students have recently returned from a successful trip to the Kiwi Interactive Showcase, part of the New Zealand Game Developers‘ Conference, held in Wellington on September 1- ... More >>

Successful Start To SIT - Secondary School Trades Pilot

Wednesday, 30 August 2023, 5:36 pm | Southern Institute Of Technology

Southern Institute of Technology | Te Pūkenga have developed a pilot trades programme for year 10 students from Southland Girls’ High School (SGHS) to give them access to training which could help create a pathway for those interested in pursuing a ... More >>

SIT Student Wins Bronze At Culinary Contest Regional Cook-off

Monday, 14 August 2023, 6:39 pm | Southern Institute Of Technology

SIT - Te Pūkenga Cookery student, Yari Mowatt, has had success in her first culinary competition, achieving a bronze medal in a close contest against more experienced competitors. Held at Ara - Te Pūkenga campus in Christchurch on 28th July, Miss ... More >>

Microplastics Project Presented Internationally

Thursday, 20 July 2023, 5:05 pm | Southern Institute Of Technology

Dr Seethal Sivarajan, Environmental Management Tutor from Southern Institute of Technology | Te Pūkenga, with the support of microplastics research hub members, Dr Christine Liang, Karen Luttrell and Rani Fernandez, recently presented ongoing ... More >>

Māori And Pasifika Construction Students Building Education Centre For Waituna Lagoon

Wednesday, 5 April 2023, 2:37 pm | Southern Institute Of Technology

<img src="" width="720" height="540"> A new construction trades training scholarship for Māori and Pasifika students from SIT – Business Division of Te ... More >>

SIT Joins Cyclone Response - Southland Aid Shipment

Thursday, 16 March 2023, 11:58 am | Southern Institute Of Technology

An epic eight-day effort three weeks ago saw fourteen pallets of donated goods head from Southland to Auckland on Tyler Wainui’s freight truck. The gruelling 1600 km journey was hampered by road works and restrictions, but the pallets had to get ... More >>





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