How time flies. In a blink of an eye, Sydney Institute of Interpreting and Translating (SIIT) has reached its 10th year of operation.
On 6 December 2019, SIIT held a grand tenth anniversary celebration at Novotel Sydney Central Hotel.
Well-known experts and scholars in Australian culture and education, celebrities and business and political elites, SIIT partners, new and old employees, teachers, students and more than 200 guests gathered here to celebrate the tenth anniversary of SIIT. An unforgettable night.
This event is not only a major event in the Australian education community, but also a new milestone in China-Australia international education exchanges.
Since 2007, starting with a two-year-long registration application, a moving legend of SIIT has been written step by step for ten years.
Now, let us follow the 10th anniversary VCR of the scene, and look back on the SIIT journey, which has created a decade of success.
The story of dreams starts here ...
In the past ten years, SIIT has been devoted to translation education with enthusiasm and determination with the simplest and purest original intention, with full enthusiasm and determination. From a few people to hundreds of people; from one campus to the three campuses of Sydney, Melbourne, and Brisbane; from a single language to seven major languages including Nepali, Hindi, Punjabi, Vietnamese, Korean and Cantonese.
The Brisbane campus was established in 2013; the Melbourne campus was established in 2015. Since then, the three most beautiful cities in Australia have left a deep mark on SIIT.
On this way, SIIT has experienced the hardships and crises of entrepreneurship, and also faced changes in immigration policies and fierce market competition. But SIIT relies on a consistent belief, "Either way, educational institutions must serve education." Eventually it took root in Australia's cultural soil and spread its roots, turning it into the most unforgettable years in the mind of countless talents.
In the past ten years, SIIT has not forgotten its original intention and moved forward for the dream. With the school's Slogan "A bridge across cultures" as its purpose, it has built a bridge for China-Australia cultural exchanges and has become a cradle for training top translators and interpreters.
Nearly 20,000 high-level bilingual talents with global vision and cross-cultural awareness have graduated from here, and many of them have become top professional interpreting and translation practitioners in various fields.
Today, SIIT has grown from a professional translation school to an international group education institution with four colleges: Pollard English Language Centre, TACIS, SIIT and TIIS. It has the most advanced teaching equipment and the most professional and powerful teacher team in Australia.
For more information about TIIS, please find in the link below
For Today. For Tomorrow. | 2018 TIIS Australian International College LAUNCH Ceremony, the world is in front of you. Congratulations on the establishment and grand opening of TIIS Australian International College!
2019 CHC Services Renamed TACIS
The Australian College For International Studies
For more information about Pollard English, please find in the link below
The development of this road is inseparable from the support and recognition of partners from all walks of life, the hard work of each class of the teacher, the important decision of the management team, and the hard work and trust of thousands of SIIT students.
A signage award ceremony was held at the celebration for the Golden Knot International Education and Training Base to be established at SIIT.
SIIT teamed up with The Australian Council for International Educational Exchange & Development, CECTV Australian Golden Knot Centre and China Educational Channels to establish the Australian International Education and Training Base at SIIT, which will provide a variety of exchange and cooperation platforms and development spaces for international education, and provide more windows for internationalization, opening a new chapter in international educational cooperation between Australia and China.
Golden Knot International Education and Training Base is an international educational resource sharing and co-construction platform established by China Educational Channels Television, the Australian Council for International Education Exchange and Development and the Sydney Institute of Interpreting and Translating. International cooperation projects to promote exchanges and development in the fields of economy, culture, education and science and technology.
Brian Chen, Chairman of the Australian Council for International Educational Exchanges and Development and Director of the Australia Centre of China Educational Channels Television, delivered a warm speech at the ceremony.
Mr. Brian Chen said that the establishment of the Golden Knot International Education and Training Base will provide a dynamic stage for exchanges and development for China-Australia international education cooperation, and will write a new chapter in history!
Balloons, cakes, lights, champagne, colours, singing and laughing, lingered in the night sky for a long time.
The chorus "Born to Love" explained the theme of SIIT's existence - love. The melodious violin took us to swim in the ocean of music.
With the cheerful singing of "Happy Birthday", SIIT's tenth anniversary celebration came to an end in the swaying candlelight.
Ending song "Tomorrow will be better” brought everyone to look forward to a bright future full of hope.
On the tenth anniversary of SIIT, everyone gathered together to witness its glorious moment. This is undoubtedly the most proud and happy time for SIIT.
SIIT was like a small seed,
Quietly sprouted and grew slowly.
SIIT has turned into a big tree,
With the leaves being lush and fruitful.
Some people say that this is an institute with short courses but ones that have a big impact
Yes, during the past ten years more than 20 thousand students have successfully completed SIIT’s courses, obtained important points for their permanent residency and settled down in Australia.
Some people say that this is an institute that can provide you with many classmates and connections into the future
Yes, all our graduates are spread around the world in various industries.
Some people say that this is an institute that you still want to come back to for study even when you graduate
Yes, during the past ten years, SIIT has been committed to the research, communication, interaction and expression of many languages and regarded this as its permanent focus.
Ten years is a milestone end in the development of SIIT, and it is also a starting point for SIIT to continue to meet challenges and create brilliance. We grew up in ten years of hard work, and also tasted the sweet and fruitful fruits accumulated in the past decade.
It is hoped that in the next decade, SIIT will continue to sail through storms.
Ten years, the same SIIT is different. Because you need it, SIIT has been moving forward.
Ten years, we walk in time. The closer our hearts are, the warmer they become.
For SIIT, in the past 10 years, more than 20,000 youth dreams have been realised here.
The world is so big that meeting each other in our best years is a dream in itself.
Last decade, SIIT chased dreams with you.
In the next decade, SIIT will realise dreams with you.
Thanks to all colleagues and classmates for traveling along the way.
The future, on the road to dreams,
SIIT is always with you.