Welcome to the Southern Institute of Technology (SIT), a great choice for a quality education and the home of the Zero Fees Scheme, which 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

The Southern Institute of Technology offers over 250 programmes in a wide range of subjects and New Zealand qualifications.

We’re the HOME of the SIT ZERO FEES, SIT2LRN Distance Learning online, Music and Audio industry protégés – Music & Audio Institute of New Zealand – MAINZ and the iconic Telford Campus who have been a major part of New Zealand’s farming history.

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Enterprising teens set sights on dream jobs

12  Aug, 2020

One has her own animal rescue service; the other is running a café - two Nelson teenagers are bringing their youthful energy to jump start potential careers.

Daisy Thor-Poet: Change-making With Tinted Productions

11  Aug, 2020
The Piha surf is pounding; wind and rain are sweeping across the black sand. Usually, only the surfers brave this weather — but today there’s one, lone photographer, hunched into her...

Interest driving updates of SIT’s primary sector courses

7  Aug, 2020

The Southern Institute of Technology is planning to introduce or update forestry, apiculture, horticulture and aquaculture courses to cater for the increasing demand for primary sector workers.

SIT graduate making waves with animatronic dolphins and digital parks

3  Aug, 2020

When Melanie Langlotz made the decision to move to Invercargill, one conversation comes to mind.

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    Time: 10:00 AM - 1:30 PM
    Location: SIT Invercargill Campus - Hansen Hall

    Come along to SIT's Secondary Schools Open Day. Explore your study options and our amazing facilities.

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