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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.

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

2022

First Part of Semester (9 wks) 14 February – 14 April

Mid Semester Break 15 April – 1 May

Second Part of Semester (9 wks- 1 day short) 2 May – 1 July

Semester Break Monday 4 July – Friday 15 July

First Part of Semester (11 wks) 18 July – 30 September

Mid Semester Break 3 – 7 October

Second Part of Semester (6 wks) 10 October – 18 November

Award Ceremony 29 November (Civic Theatre)

Graduation Ceremonies (degree/diploma) 9 December (Civic Theatre)

Certificate Graduation (end-year) 15 December (SIT Velodrome)

Christchurch Graduation TBA

MAINZ Auckland TBA

Telford Campus TBA

Waitangi Day: 6 Feb – observed 7 February

Easter:

14 April – Good Friday

18 April – Easter Monday

19 April – Southland Day

ANZAC Day: 25 April

Queen’s Birthday 6 June

Labour Day 24 October

Matariki (TBA)

School Holidays:

16 April – 1 May

9 – 24 July

1 – 16 October

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