IMPORTANT DATES

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Find out when your study starts, when you have breaks and when graduation is. These dates will help you plan your study, holidays and important occasions.

Below are the semester dates for *most* courses at SIT. Please note, there will be numerous exceptions to these dates so please use the below as a guide only.

2020

  • First part of semester (9 weeks): 10 February - 9 April
  • Mid-semester break: 13 April - 27 April (ANZAC Day "Mondayised 27th April)
  • Second part of semester (9 weeks): 28 April - 26 June
  • Semester break: Monday, 29 June - Friday, 10 July
  • First part of semester (11 weeks): 13 July - 25 September
  • Mid-semester break: 28 September - 2 October
  • Second part of semester (6 weeks): 5 October - 13 November
  • Award Ceremony - Tuesday, 1 December 2020
  • Degree & Diploma Graduation - Friday, 11 December 2020
  • Certificate Graduation - Thursday, 17 December 2020
  • Christchurch Campus Graduation - Friday, 18 December 2020
  • MAINZ Auckland Graduation: Wednesday, 25 March 2020
  • Telford Graduation - Friday, 4 December 2020

New Zealand Certificate in Farming Systems and Equipment

  • Term 1: 3 Feb - 9 April 2020
  • Term 2: 27 April - 3 July 2020
  • Term 3: 20 July - 25 Sept 2020
  • Term 4: 12 Oct - 4 Dec 2020

New Zealand Certificate in Animal Technology - Rural Animal Technician

  • Term 1: 2 March - 9 April 2020
  • Term 2: 27 April - 3 July 2020
  • Term 3: 20 July - 25 Sept 2020
  • Term 4: 12 Oct - 4 December 2020

Massey Diploma in Agriculture and Foundation Certificate

  • Term 1 : 2 March - 9 April 2020
  • Term 2: 20 April - 26 June 2020
  • Term 3: 20 July - 11 Sept 2020
  • Term 4: 21 Sept - 13 Nov 2020

Taster Camp Dates

  • 2-11 July 2020
  • 29 Sept - 3 Oct 2020
  • 8 - 12 Dec 2020

2021

First Part of Semester (9 wks)          15 February – 16 April

Mid Semester Break                            19 – 30 April

Second Part of Semester (9 wks)       3 May – 2 July

 

Semester Break                                        Monday 5 July – Friday 16 July

 

Important Note:  These are indicative dates only.

First Part of Semester (11 wks)       19 July – 1 October

Mid Semester Break                            4 – 8 October

Second Part of Semester (6 wks)    11 October – 19 November

 

Important Note:  These are indicative dates only.

Award Ceremony                                                                         30 November (Civic Theatre)

Graduation Ceremonies (degree/diploma)                          10 December (Civic Theatre)

Certificate Graduation (end-year)                                          16 December (SIT Velodrome)

Christchurch Graduation                                                          17 December

MAINZ Auckland (2019 Grads)                                                 24 March 2021

Telford Campus                                                                           TBA

Easter: 2nd April – Good Friday

Waitangi Day: 6th Feb – observed 8th Feb

ANZAC Day: 25th Apr – observed 26th Apr

 

School Holidays:

19th – 30th April 2021

12th – 23rd July 2021

4th – 15th October 2021

MASSEY – Diploma in Agriculture – Level 5 (Full year 32 weeks)

    Semester 1
  • Term 1: 22 Feb – 9 Apr 2021
  • Term 2: 19 Apr – 18 Jun 2021
    Semester 2
  • Term 3: 12 Jul – 17 Sept 2021
  • Term 4: 27 Sept – 5 Nov 2021

Foundation Certificate – Level 4 (16 weeks)

    Semester 1
  • Term 1: 22 Feb – 9 Apr 2021
  • Term 2: 19 Apr – 18 Jun 2021

New Zealand Certificate in Animal Technology (Rural Animal Technician) – Level 5 (Full year 34 Weeks)

    Semester 1
  • Term 1: 1 Mar – 1 Apr 2021
  • Term 2: 27 Apr – 9 Jul 2021
    Semester 2
  • Term 3: 26 Jul – 1 Oct 2021
  • Term 4: 11 Oct – 2 Dec 2021

New Zealand Certificate in Farming Systems and Equipment – Level 3 (Full year 38 Weeks)

    Semester 1
  • Term 1: 9 Feb – 9 Apr 2021
  • Term 2: 27 Apr – 9 Jul 2021
    Semester 2
  • Term 3: 26 Jul – 1 Oct 2021
  • Term 4: 11 Oct – 2 Dec 2021

New Zealand Certificate in Equine Skills - Level 3 (17 Weeks)

    Semester 1
  • Term 1: 1 Mar – 9 Apr 2021
  • Term 2: 27 Apr – 9 Jul 2021

New Zealand Certificate Organic Primary Production – Level 3– (17 Weeks)

    Semester 1
  • Term 1: 1 Mar – 9 Apr 2021
  • Term 2: 27 Apr – 9 Jul 2021

New Zealand Certificate in Animal Care (Lifestyle Block) – Level 3 (21 Weeks)

  • Term 3: 12 Jul – 2 Dec 2021

New Zealand Certificate in Sustainable Primary Production – Level 4 (18 Weeks)

  • Term 3: 26 Jul – 1 Oct 2021
  • Term 4: 11 Oct – 2 Dec 2021

New Zealand Certificate in Organic Primary Production – Level 3 (17 Weeks)

  • Term 3: 26 Jul – 1 Oct 2021
  • Term 4: 18 Oct – 2 Dec 2021

Taster Camp Dates 2021

  • 13 – 17 Jul 2021
  • 5 – 9 Oct 2021
  • 7 – 11 Dec 2021

Statutory Holidays

  • Easter Holidays – 1 – 6 Apr 2021
  • Observance of Otago Anniversary – 7 Apr 2021
  • ANZAC – 26 Apr 2021
  • Queen’s Birthday – 7 Jun 2021
  • Labour Day – 25 Oct 2021

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