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Southern Institute of Technology

Invercargill, Christchurch, Queenstown, Gore campuses, and SIT2LRN Distance Learning.

Welcome to the Southern Institute of Technology (SIT), a great choice for a quality education and the home of the Zero Fees Scheme. The Zero Fees Scheme means we cover your tuition fees, so all you have to pay for are the direct material costs for your course. 

Southern Institute of Technology (SIT) is a government accredited tertiary provider of NZQA programmes at certificate, diploma, bachelor degree and postgraduate level, with campuses in Invercargill, Queenstown, ChristchurchGore and Auckland. You can also study selected programmes online via SIT2LRN Distance Learning.

About SIT

Student Profiles

Events

Fri 7 Aug 2015 - Fri 21 Aug 2015

Art Exhibition: Lost in Limbo

Mid-year student exhibition by Bachelor of Applied Media Arts Year 2 students at SIT Raw Gallery. Opening night: Friday 7th August at 5.30pm.

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Start:  Friday, August 07, 2015 5:30 PM
End:  Friday, August 21, 2015 5:00 PM

Mid-year student exhibition by Bachelor of Applied Media Arts Year 2 students
At SIT Raw Gallery, Downtown Campus, Don Street, Invercargill
Opening night: Friday 7th August at 5.30pm.
Free entry.

Mon 10 Aug 2015

Study Skill Workshop: How to improve your memory and understanding

Monday 10 August, 12.05-12.55pm in room B1.11 (B Block, main campus). FREE for all SIT students to attend.

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Start:  Monday, August 10, 2015 12:00 PM
End:  Monday, August 10, 2015 1:00 PM

Monday 10 August, 12.05-12.55pm in room B1.11 (B Block, main campus)

FREE for all SIT students to attend. Handouts will be given. No need to enrol, just turn up at the designated time.

Any further questions, contact jerry.hoffman@sit.ac.nz.

Tue 11 Aug 2015

Study Skill Workshop: How to write an essay and the basics of referencing

Tuesday 11 August, 12.05-12.55pm in room B1.11 (B Block, main campus). Free for all SIT students to attend.

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Start:  Tuesday, August 11, 2015 12:00 PM
End:  Tuesday, August 11, 2015 1:00 PM

Tuesday 11 August, 12.05-12.55pm in room B1.11 (B Block, main campus).

FREE for all SIT students to attend. Handouts will be given. No need to enrol, just turn up at the designated time.

Any further questions, contact jerry.hoffman@sit.ac.nz.

Wed 12 Aug 2015

Study Skill Workshop: Time management and doing well in exams

Wednesday 12 August, 12.05-12.55pm in room B1.11 (B Block, main campus). Free for all SIT students to attend.

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Start:  Wednesday, August 12, 2015 12:00 PM
End:  Wednesday, August 12, 2015 1:00 PM

Wednesday 12 August, 12.05-12.55pm in room B1.11 (B Block, main campus).

FREE for all SIT students to attend. Handouts will be given. No need to enrol, just turn up at the designated time.

Any further questions, contact jerry.hoffman@sit.ac.nz.

Tue 18 Aug 2015

Mid-year Certificate Graduation Ceremony - Invercargill

Graduation ceremony to confer Certificates.  

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Start:  Tuesday, August 18, 2015 7:00 PM
End:  Tuesday, August 18, 2015 7:00 PM

Graduation ceremony to confer Certificates. For more information, please see the Graduation page of this website. 

Tue 25 Aug 2015

Ethics Committee Meeting

All research involving human subjects needs to be approved by the Human Research Ethics Committee before it can proceed. 

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Start:  Tuesday, August 25, 2015

All research involving human subjects needs to be approved by the Human Research Ethics Committee before it can proceed. To make an application for approval from the Ethics Committee, complete the Application for Ethics Approval form and submit this and any accompanying paperwork (e.g. information sheets, consent forms or proposed questionnaires) to Judy Fleck, secretary of the Ethics Committee.

Tue 25 Aug 2015

Open Night - Invercargill campus

Are you thinking about studying in 2016? Head to the Southern Institute of Technology open night.

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Start:  Tuesday, August 25, 2015 5:00 PM
End:  Tuesday, August 25, 2015 7:00 PM

Are you thinking about studying in 2016? Head to the Southern Institute of Technology open night. Tutors from all our faculties will be available to speak to you about entry criteria, programme details, graduate career opportunities and applying for courses. We look forward to seeing you here!

Wed 26 Aug 2015

Student Services End of Month Activity - Downtown Campus

Each and every month of term, Invercargill Student Services organises an End of Month Activity, alternating between the Main and Downtown campuses. 

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Start:  Wednesday, August 26, 2015 12:00 PM
End:  Wednesday, August 26, 2015 1:00 PM

Each and every month during term, Student Services organises an End of Month Activity for our Invercargill students, alternating between the Main and Downtown campuses. 

Wed 16 Sep 2015

Student Services End of Month Activity - Invercargill Campus

Each and every month of term, Invercargill Student Services organises an End of Month Activity, alternating between the Main and Downtown campuses. 

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Start:  Wednesday, September 16, 2015 12:00 PM
End:  Wednesday, September 16, 2015 1:00 PM

Each and every month during term, Student Services organises an End of Month Activity for our Invercargill students, alternating between the Main and Downtown campuses. 

Fri 18 Sep 2015

Secondary Schools Open Day 2015

SIT is hosting an Open Day for NZ secondary school senior students on Friday 18 September at our Invercargill campus, 10.00am-1.00pm.

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Start:  Friday, September 18, 2015 10:00 AM
End:  Friday, September 18, 2015 1:00 PM

Come and spend the day with us!

Secondary schools in New Zealand are invited to send their senior students to spend the day at our Invercargill campus on Friday 18 September 2015.  Parents are also welcome.

For more information and the timetable, see https://www.sit.ac.nz/openday

Tue 22 Sep 2015

Christchurch Campus Open Night

Thinking about study in 2016? Come see us at the SIT Christchurch campus, Waterloo Road

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Start:  Tuesday, September 22, 2015 5:00 PM
End:  Tuesday, September 22, 2015 7:00 PM

Thinking about study in 2016? Come see us at the SIT Christchurch campus, Waterloo Road to meet the tutors, tour the facilities and talk about our programmes.

 

 

 

Mon 28 Sep 2015 - Fri 2 Oct 2015

Mid-Semester Break

Semester 2 mid-semester break.  Students please verify dates for your specific programme, as individual programme dates may vary.

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Start:  Monday, September 28, 2015 8:30 AM
End:  Friday, October 02, 2015 5:30 PM

Semester 2 mid-semester break.  Students please verify dates for your specific programme, as individual programme dates may vary.

Tue 20 Oct 2015

Christchurch Campus Open Night

Thinking about study in 2016? Come see us at the SIT Christchurch campus, Waterloo Road

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Start:  Tuesday, October 20, 2015 5:00 PM
End:  Tuesday, October 20, 2015 7:00 PM

Thinking about study in 2016? Come see us at the SIT Christchurch campus, Waterloo Road to meet the tutors, tour the facilities and talk about our programmes.

 

 

 

Tue 20 Oct 2015

Open Night - Invercargill campus

Are you thinking about studying in 2016? Head to the Southern Institute of Technology open night.

Read more
Start:  Tuesday, October 20, 2015 5:00 PM
End:  Tuesday, October 20, 2015 7:00 PM

Are you thinking about studying in 2016? Head to the Southern Institute of Technology open night. Tutors from all our faculties will be available to speak to you about entry criteria, programme details, graduate career opportunities and applying for courses. We look forward to seeing you here!

Wed 28 Oct 2015

Student Services End of Month Activity - Downtown Campus

Each and every month of term, Invercargill Student Services organises an End of Month Activity, alternating between the Main and Downtown campuses. 

Read more
Start:  Wednesday, October 28, 2015 12:00 PM
End:  Wednesday, October 28, 2015 1:00 PM

Each and every month during term, Student Services organises an End of Month Activity for our Invercargill students, alternating between the Main and Downtown campuses. 

Tue 3 Nov 2015

Ethics Committee Meeting

All research involving human subjects needs to be approved by the Human Research Ethics Committee before it can proceed. 

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Start:  Tuesday, November 03, 2015

All research involving human subjects needs to be approved by the Human Research Ethics Committee before it can proceed. To make an application for approval from the Ethics Committee, complete the Application for Ethics Approval form and submit this and any accompanying paperwork (e.g. information sheets, consent forms or proposed questionnaires) to Judy Fleck, secretary of the Ethics Committee.

Tue 1 Dec 2015

SIT Awards Ceremony - Invercargill

Ceremony to present awards to our high achievers.

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Start:  Tuesday, December 01, 2015 7:30 PM
End:  Tuesday, December 01, 2015 7:30 PM

Ceremony to present awards to our high achievers. For more information, please see the Graduation page of this website.

Fri 11 Dec 2015

Diploma/Degree Graduation Ceremony - Invercargill

Graduation ceremony to confer Diplomas and Degrees.

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Start:  Friday, December 11, 2015 12:00 PM
End:  Friday, December 11, 2015 12:00 PM

Graduation ceremony to confer Diplomas and Degrees. For more information, please see the Graduation page of this website.

Thu 17 Dec 2015

End of year Certificate Graduation Ceremony - Invercargill

Graduation ceremony to confer Certificates.  

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Start:  Thursday, December 17, 2015 7:00 PM
End:  Thursday, December 17, 2015 7:00 PM

Graduation ceremony to confer Certificates. For more information, please see the Graduation page of this website.  

Fri 18 Dec 2015

Graduation Ceremony - Christchurch

Graduation ceremony to confer Certificates, Diplomas and Degrees.  Date and venue pending final confirmation.

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Start:  Friday, December 18, 2015 12:00 PM
End:  Friday, December 18, 2015 12:00 PM
Location:Christchurch

Graduation ceremony to confer Certificates, Diplomas and Degrees. For more information, please see the Graduation page of this website.  Date and venue pending final confirmation.

Mon 15 Feb 2016

Semester 1

Semester One commences for 2016. Students please verify dates for your specific course, as individual programme dates may vary.

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Start:  Monday, February 15, 2016 9:00 AM
End:  Monday, February 15, 2016 9:00 AM

Semester One commences for 2016. Students please verify dates for your specific course, as individual programme dates may vary.

Mon 18 Apr 2016 - Fri 29 Apr 2016

Mid-semester break

Semester One mid-semester break. Students please verify dates for your specific course, as individual programme dates may vary.

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Start:  Monday, April 18, 2016 9:00 AM
End:  Friday, April 29, 2016 5:00 PM

Semester One mid-semester break. Students please verify dates for your specific course, as individual programme dates may vary.

Mon 27 Jun 2016 - Fri 8 Jul 2016

Semester break

Semester break. Students please verify dates for your specific course, as individual programme dates may vary.

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Start:  Monday, June 27, 2016 9:00 AM
End:  Friday, July 08, 2016 5:00 PM

Semester break. Students please verify dates for your specific course, as individual programme dates may vary.

Mon 11 Jul 2016

Semester 2

Semester Two commences for 2016. Students please verify dates for your specific course, as individual programme dates may vary.

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Start:  Monday, July 11, 2016 9:00 AM
End:  Monday, July 11, 2016 9:00 AM

Semester Two commences for 2016. Students please verify dates for your specific course, as individual programme dates may vary.

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News

03
Aug
SIT chef graduate Garry Hull will be combining his two passions - farming and cooking - in a new function venue called 'Paddock 186', opening next year.
30
Jul
"Big things" on the horizon for NationInvercargill-based band 'Nation' credit SIT with attracting quality musicians and audio technicians to the south, contributing to the "tight-knit, healthy" live music scene.
27
Jul
Hairdressing students win regional awardsSIT pre-trade hairdressing students Chloe Hetaraka and Ashley Sinclair came away victorious from the Hairdresser of the Year Awards (Southland Region) last weekend.
26
Jul
Treat for Calvary Hospital residentsDiploma in Beauty Therapy students were delighted to host residents from Calvary Hospital for a manicure and pedicure pamper session last week.
21
Jul
Thirteen SIT Bachelor of Fashion students have entered this weekend's Hokonui Fashion Awards and eight Beauty Therapy students are assisting with make up for the models.
15
Jul
Hip-hop star Savage will perform in Invercargill on Saturday night. The show, to be performed at Barluca, is part of activities for SIT Re-O Week.
07
Jul
Zero Fees Southland Sharks win NBL championshipSIT Chief Executive Penny Simmonds welcomed home a delighted Southland Basketball General Manager Jill Bolger after the Sharks' NBL championship win.

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