International Students

Start your Education Adventure at SIT!

The Southern Institute of Technology (SIT) - Business Division of Te Pūkenga, is a New Zealand government owned Institute of Technology, that prides itself on providing high-quality tertiary education for over 50 years.

We provide quality internationally recognised qualifications across a wide range of subjects. From certificates to postgraduate and master’s degrees, all our programmes are accredited and approved by the New Zealand Qualifications Authority (NZQA).


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The SIT Difference

At SIT we’re known for providing a real-world experience.  Choose to study with us as an international student, and here’s what you will enjoy – all at no extra cost.

Get all this at no extra charge:
↘ Free airport pick up
↘ Free two weeks accommodation*
↘ Medical and travel insurance (for mainstream course students)
↘ SIT jacket and book bag (subject to availability)
↘ First aid kit
↘ Compulsory textbooks and course related materials
↘ Comprehensive orientation programme
↘ Information and assistance on accommodation options
↘ Employment workshops
↘ Regular updates of job opportunities in the community
↘ On campus health nurse, counsellors, learning assistance, activities officer and chaplain
↘ Student Visa assistance
↘ We also offer subsidised bus trips to Queenstown and Dunedin at the weekends!

*Free accommodation is not available to Study Abroad or Exchange students.


Experience the SIT Difference for yourself: Apply today!

International Handbook