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.

Agriculture Taster Camps



Interest driving updates of SIT’s primary sector courses

7  Aug, 2020

The Southern Institute of Technology is planning to introduce or update forestry, apiculture, horticulture and aquaculture courses to cater for the increasing demand for primary sector workers.

SIT graduate making waves with animatronic dolphins and digital parks

3  Aug, 2020

When Melanie Langlotz made the decision to move to Invercargill, one conversation comes to mind.

Courses at Telford prove very popular

30  Jul, 2020
Southern Institute of Technology (SIT)’s primary sector taster camps and the rural contracting training programme are proving so successful the Telford campus is looking at running more...

Pupils shown agricultural careers

24  Jul, 2020
Katie Gunn (17), of Roxburgh, describes the three-day "Meat Your Career" camp at Telford last week as "amazing" and "pretty cool". New Zealand Young Farmers (NZYF)...

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    Time: 10:00 AM - 1:30 PM
    Location: SIT Invercargill Campus - Hansen Hall

    Come along to SIT's Secondary Schools Open Day. Explore your study options and our amazing facilities.

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