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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

Wed 2 Sep 2015

Vietnamese Independence Day

SIT invites you to a flag-raising ceremony to celebrate Vietnamese Independence Day on Wednesday 2nd September 2015.

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Start:  Wednesday, September 02, 2015 8:30 AM
End:  Wednesday, September 02, 2015 9:00 AM

SIT invites you to a flag-raising ceremony to celebrate Vietnamese Independence Day on Wednesday 2nd September 2015.
Meet at the flag pole outside SIT Cafe at 8.30am.
Followed by tea and coffee.

Thu 3 Sep 2015

Artist Talk: Ken Yau, A Journey Deconstructed

Artist talk: Thursday 3 September, 12.15pm at Raw Gallery, Don St (SIT Downtown Campus)

Exhibition at Raw Gallery runs from 24 August - 9 September.

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Start:  Thursday, September 03, 2015 12:00 PM
End:  Thursday, September 03, 2015 1:00 PM

Ken Yau: A Journey Deconstructed

Artist talk: Thursday 3 September, 12.15pm at Raw Gallery, Don St (SIT Downtown Campus)

Exhibition at Raw Gallery runs from 24 August - 9 September.

Wed 9 Sep 2015

Summer Sports & Clubs Day

Come and find out what awesome sports and clubs are on offer around our city and how to get involved!

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Start:  Wednesday, September 09, 2015 11:30 AM
End:  Wednesday, September 09, 2015 1:00 PM

Come and find out what awesome sports and clubs are on offer around our city and how to get involved!
Meet representatives from local clubs and sports and join up or register your interest.

Thu 17 Sep 2015

The Hound of the Baskervilles

Fortune Theatre Tour 2015. When Sir Charles Baskerville is found dead on his remote estate, surrounded by giant paw prints, the legendary detective Sherlock Holmes is called in to investigate.

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Start:  Thursday, September 17, 2015 7:30 PM

When Sir Charles Baskerville is found dead on his remote estate, in eerie, seemingly supernatural circumstances, and surrounded by giant paw prints, the legendary detective Sherlock Holmes is called in to investigate. With his devoted assistant, Dr Watson, in tow, Holmes must apply his famous powers of deduction to unraveling the terrifying mystery of The Hound of the Baskervilles.

Fortune Theatre Tour - Hound of the Baskervilles
SIT Centrestage, Invercargill, Thursday, 17 September, 7.30pm
Book at CUE, SIT Arcade, Invercargill or online at Ticket Direct

Students tickets $23. Adults $45. Discounts for groups and seniors. Find out more about the show, see the gallery of images and meet the cast at http://www.fortunetheatre.co.nz/show/the-hound-of-the-baskervilles

"Barking mad and terrifyingly brilliant!"

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.

 

 

 

Wed 23 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 23, 2015 12:00 PM
End:  Wednesday, September 23, 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 23 Sep 2015

Matt Aitken presents: An Intro to Weta Digital

SIT is proud to be hosting Matt Aitken, Visual Effects Supervisor for Weta Digital for a presentation to our Film, Animation and Visual Arts students on Wednesday 23 September.

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Start:  Wednesday, September 23, 2015 1:00 PM
End:  Wednesday, September 23, 2015 2:00 PM

SIT is proud to be hosting Matt Aitken, Visual Effects Supervisor for Weta Digital for a presentation to our Film, Animation and Visual Arts students on Wednesday 23 September.

Matt has worked at Weta Digital since the early days of the company. He was Digital Models Supervisor on The Lord of the Rings trilogy, pre-production / R&D supervisor for King Kong and CG Supervisor for Avatar. His credits as a Visual Effects Supervisor includes Steven Spielberg's The Adventures of Tintin, Peter Jackson's King Kong 360 3-D attraction at Universal Studios Hollywood, The Lovely Bones, District 9 (which won him a nomination for Best Visual Effects Oscar), Iron Man 3 and The Hobbit trilogy.

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.

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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. 

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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.  

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Start:  Friday, December 18, 2015 1:30 PM
Location:Christchurch

Graduation ceremony to confer Certificates, Diplomas and Degrees. For more information, please see the Graduation page of this website.  Venue: Air Force Museum of New Zealand, 45 Harvard Avenue, Wigram, Christchurch

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

19
Aug
More than 100 Southern Institute of Technology students have been recognised for their efforts with their studies.
17
Aug
SIT apprentice hairdresser Hannah Oxley is packing her bags for New Zealand Fashion Week, after being named a top three finalist in a competition. Oxley, 21, was voted into the top three ...
13
Aug
Students pay tribute to Peter RidsdaleSouthern Institute of Technology hospitality students paid tribute to hospitality legend Peter Ridsdale at Hansen Hall on Friday.
12
Aug
Southland stylists compete for NZ Fashion Week chanceSIT hairdressing apprentice Hannah Oxley has made it into the top five finalists of the New Zealand HITO Hot New Talent competition.
12
Aug
Industry field trips impress Hotel and Tourism studentsSIT Queenstown Hotel and Tourism Management students are making the most of studying in one of New Zealand’s premier tourism hubs.
12
Aug
Current and six time NZ discus champion, Marshall Hall is hoping to represent NZ at the Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, in August next year.
07
Aug
Students recognised at Hokonui Fashion Design AwardsMultiple SIT Bachelor of Fashion students were recognised with awards at last weekend’s Hokonui Fashion Design Awards.

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