Southern Institute of Technology

Welcome to SIT | Te Pūkenga. We provide tertiary-level education and are dedicated to equipping students with the skills, knowledge, and experience for a wide range of subjects and qualifications.

We have campuses in Invercargill, Queenstown, GoreChristchurch (including Music & Audio Institute of New Zealand - MAINZ) and online. We also have the Telford campus, which has been a major part of New Zealand’s farming history.



SIT ZeroFees
SIT ZeroFees Scheme

* NZ Domestic Students Only

Study without the stress of a large student loan to repay. We offer ZERO tuition fee programmes for all levels of study!

News & Events

SIT Screens Arts’ Students gain regional and international recognition
Exciting things are happening at Southern Institute of Technology School of Screen Arts; the creative work produced by Animation students is gaining regional and international attention. For the...
SIT Engineering students experience of ‘renewables’ a first
In what was a first for the School of Advanced Engineering at Southern Institute of Technology, six New Zealand Diploma in Engineering (Mechanical) and Graduate Diploma in Engineering (Mechanical)...
SIT Kids’ Concerts will delight all ages this week
The well-known, popular SIT Kids’ Concerts which are on this week will bring SIT | Te Pūkenga celebrations for NZ Music Month to a close. Students from all three years of the Bachelor of...
3/12/2024 7:30 PM - 9:00 PM

Award Ceremony
The night of celebrations will see successful students in the Health and Humanities; New Media, Arts, Business and Computing; Trades and Technology faculties and the Queenstown...
19/07/2024 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM

SIT Telford Open Day - July
TELFORD OPEN DAY • Check out our great facilities • Chat with tutors and staff about study options • Meet graduate students • Discover career pathways Enrol...
Budding Chefs rewarded at ‘Famous’ Luncheon
SIT | Te Pūkenga Cookery student Yari Mowatt and 29 of her fellow classmates had their hard work and dedication rewarded last weekend, as they worked under the guidance of some of the...
SIT students embrace new opportunity in rural nursing
SIT | Te Pūkenga year 3 Nursing students, Shannon Brooking and Caitlin Sullivan have recently completed a successful five-week programme on the West Coast, in a new opportunity to experience rural...
SIT Hosts Top Carpentry Apprentice Challenge
Southland’s top carpentry apprentice was decided recently at SIT when local carpentry apprentices pitted themselves against each other and the clock at the regional heat of the annual New...