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SIT2LRN FAQs

All students are invited to attend a graduation ceremony.

If they decide not to attend, then:

  • For those students that have completed a New Zealand qualification, Bachelor, Graduate Certificate, Graduate Diploma, Postgraduate Certificate, Postgraduate Diploma or Masters their certificate will be posted out to them along with their SIT final transcript.
  • Students that have completed a National Certificate or National Diploma will be sent an NZQA application form along with their final transcript from SIT.
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If you have already completed some unit standards in the programme that you are applying for, please contact your administrator who will assist you with this. Their contact details are on the programme page on Blackboard. 

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SIT2LRN courses are approved by Studylink, but you will need to check with Studylink whether you are eligible for a student loan whilst studying.

 

If you are studying as a part time student, Studylink may also require you to be enrolled for a set length of time to qualify for a Student Loan.

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All SIT2LRN courses are approved by Studylink, but you will need to check with Studylink whether or not you are personally eligible for a student loan whilst studying. Usually students must be studying full time to qualify for an allowance.

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SIT2LRN’s intake dates overlap. To avoid overlapping intakes, alternate intakes should be selected i.e. Intakes #1 & #3, or #2 & #4, or #3 & #5. Generally, we will not allow learners to study in overlapping intakes.

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Yes, all SIT2LRN courses are approved by Studylink.  Any queries regarding Studylink allowances, loans, and terms and conditions should be made directly to Studylink on 0800 88 99 00 or www.studylink.govt.nz.

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Within the first two weeks of an intake, all students are required to send an email to their Facilitator confirming their start on their course of study.

 

Look for the Course Outline on Blackboard and use that to get started.

 

Clicking on the Assessments tab will give you the assignments you need to work through.

 

Expect a phone call from SIT2LRN within the first two weeks of the intake – we are just making sure that you are getting on okay with your study.

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Only if you are at the end of one programme and would like to study full-time, then you can apply for another programme. In all other cases you should complete one programme before starting a new one.

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Yes, provided you are a New Zealand citizen you can undertake study with SIT2LRN from anywhere in the world and access the Zero Fees Scheme.

If you are not a NZ citizen you may still study whilst overseas, but you will not be eligible for the Zero Fees Scheme.

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As a guideline, one credit equates to approximately 10 hours of study. For example, a 15-credit paper equates to 150 hours of study. Spread over a 17-week intake, the average study time per week is approximately 9 hours.

 

All papers selected within an intake must be completed within that intake unless a transfer is requested (see: "Can I transfer into another intake?").

 

Students should enrol in alternate intakes to avoid date overlaps.

 

If you need to study full-time to access loans and allowances please contact Studylink for guidance on the number of credits you need to take per intake (www.studylink.govt.nz).

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