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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Book Presentation at SIT Library puts Spotlight on Tongan Sports, Culture and Community

29  Sep, 2020
Rise of The To’a! co-author Alisi Tatafu wants to celebrate Tongan culture and achievements with her Tongan community, and all New Zealanders as well. Miss Tatafu will be in Invercargill on...

SIT Graduate Finalist in National Cooking Challenge for Chefs

18  Sep, 2020
SIT graduate Stefenpon Sitindjak has been selected as a finalist in an international brand cooking competition. The chef who’s passionate about food is looking forward to flying the flag of...

Bridging the Digital Education Divide: Creating Better Access to Devices in New Zealand’s Tertiary Sector

17  Sep, 2020
When the COVID-19 lockdown hit, thousands of New Zealanders urgently travelled across the country to be with their families, not knowing how long it would last. Among them were students from New...

Cows big change from animals in Laos

16  Sep, 2020

She has swapped monkeys and tigers for dairy cows and is loving the change of animal.


  • Jobbortunities

    Time: 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM
    Location: Queenstown Memorial Centre

    The Mayor's Taskforce for Jobs is coming to Queenstown with thousands of jobs and opportunities available across the Otago region. HR Managers and tertiary institutions will be in attendance.

  • Dogs Day Out!

    Time: 11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
    Location: Ocean Beach Reserve

    Join us at The Ocean Beach Reserve off leash area for a day of fun for the whole family – especially your furry friends!

  • Nursing Health Expo 2020

    Time: 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM
    Location: Hansen Hall

    Nursing Health Expo 2020 will be delivered by Year 1 and 2 Bachelor of Nursing Students. The theme this year is "The amazing race" which will involve each health stall having a country theme with this.