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Welcome to SIT

Welcome to the Southern Institute of Technology. We're here to help our students achieve their academic goals and enjoy their student experience. Whether you're studying on campus at Invercargill, Gore, Queenstown or Christchurch, or via SIT2LRN Distance Learning, we want to make sure you have all the information you need to make the most of your time with us. If your questions aren't answered below, don't hesitate to get in touch to ask us. Kia ora, haere mai and welcome!

SIT Student Outcomes

When you study at SIT, we're committed to offering you a high quality education that will help you achieve your ambitions. Our 2014 Graduate Destination Survey (graduates of the 2013 academic year) showed that:

  • 93% of graduates would recommend their programme of study to others
  • 93% considered the programme represented good value for money
  • 94% of graduates were overall satisfied with the quality of the programme they undertook

Employment Outcomes & Further Study

  • 98.5% of graduates surveyed were studying or working
  • 76% working or self employed
    • 40% employed in Southland
    • 19% employed in Canterbury
  • 36% studying or intend to do more study

"the teacher... explained things in a way that everybody understood and the all-round great vibe of campus"

- feedback via Graduate Destination Survey 2014 

"the best aspects are the high quality gear and equipment that is kept up to date from year to year"

- feedback via Graduate Destination Survey 2014 

"I enjoyed meeting other people from a variety of backgrounds, cultures and different age groups"

- feedback via Graduate Destination Survey 2014 

Student Calendar - Important Dates

29
Jun

Semester break - students please verify dates for your specific programme, as individual programme dates may vary

13
Jul

SIT academic semester 2 2015 commences. Students please verify dates for your specific programme, as individual programme dates may vary.

18
Aug

Graduation ceremony to confer Certificates.  

28
Sep

Semester 2 mid-semester break.  Students please verify dates for your specific programme, as individual programme dates may vary.

01
Dec

Ceremony to present awards to our high achievers.

11
Dec

Graduation ceremony to confer Diplomas and Degrees.

17
Dec

Graduation ceremony to confer Certificates.  

18
Dec

Graduation ceremony to confer Certificates, Diplomas and Degrees.  Date and venue pending final confirmation.

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