Course Advice

We understand that selecting the right course can be difficult. SIT’s Liaison Team are happy to discuss your options with you and assist with your selection. They are available to speak with school groups, community groups and all other educational providers, as well as one-to-one appointments. They are also happy to show prospective students around SIT’s excellent facilities.

To speak with a member of our Liaison Team, call 0800 4 0 FEES or drop by Reception at our Main Campus on Tay St and ask to speak to:

Chami AbeysingheChami Abeysinghe
International Department and Marketing Manager

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Originally hailing from Sri Lanka, Chami has numerous years’ experience in marketing and operations management at large corporations from around the globe, which bodes well in her role as SIT Marketing Manager. Chami oversees the Domestic marketing team, International marketing team and International administration team, ensuring that customer service and communications delivered to prospective and current students is a high standard.


Jodi Conway Jodi Conway
Senior Marketing Officer / Maori Student Liaison

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Our new Senior Marketing Officer/Maori Student Liaison, Jodi, has completed a Bachelor of Commerce with a major in Marketing and Management at SIT and is currently studying towards her Postgraduate in Applied Management. Once completed, Jodi is hoping to continue her studies with the Masters of Applied Management. One of the friendly faces within the Domestic Marketing team, Jodi is a born and bred Southlander of Maori and Irish descent. Having studied within the SIT environment, she is well placed to assist with any course inquiries or queries. She can help guide you in the right direction, discuss your options and let you know what to expect when it comes to life as a student, whether you have chosen to study on-campus or via distance.
Jodi also has a background in Governance from the Educational and Community-Led Development sectors, in addition to a Diploma in Te Ara Reo from Te Wananga O Aotearoa. She relates to all types of learners and having completed her studies as a mature student,  can put you at ease, whether you are starting tertiary study straight out of high school, or juggling family and/or work commitments as well. 
If you need any assistance with setting your future career and educational goals with SIT, get in touch with Jodi to talk through your options.


Laura McKenzieLaura McKenzie
Marketing and School Liaison Officer
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Laura McKenzie is our Marketing Officer dedicated as the secondary school liaison. Laura has a Bachelor of Arts in Communications and Sociology and is born and bred in Southland so is well equipped to help you with your tertiary pathway and settling into the Southland community. Laura visits schools and attends career expos across New Zealand to help high school students find the right SIT programme to kick start their future. Please contact Laura today to make a booking to speak to your students about SIT programmes that will help them with their career pathway.


Shelley Mitchell

Shelley Mitchell
Assistant Student Liaison
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Our new Assistant Student Liaison, Shelley is a born and bred Southlander, attending high school at Verdon College, before embarking on further study here at the Southern Institute of Technology (SIT). Shelley completed a Diploma in Business with a Leadership and Management strand, and recently joined SIT’s Domestic Marketing team. In addition to her business qualification, Shelley has experience in a fast-paced customer service role, working with a diverse range of cultures. She brings with her a highly professional manner and is enjoying working in the educational environment. Outside SIT, Shelley enjoys horse riding in the Summer and hitting the slopes on her snow board in the Winter. If you are wanting more information on a particular course at SIT, come in and see Shelley or give her a call today.


Jane McHutchonYasas Attanayake
Marketing Officer-Event Management
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Yasas completed his Postgraduate Diploma here at SIT after completing a Bachelor of Science (Hons) in Business Management and a Diploma in Project Management. Yasas has an international experience working in many challenging roles and he organises wide range of events and expos for Domestic Marketing Department & for our international students here at SIT. Feel free to contact Yasas or walk into the Marketing Department at the main campus for any event planning assistance, volunteer opportunity or sponsorship requests.


ChrisChris Simpson
Marketing and Graphic Design

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Chris undertakes a lot of SIT advertising and designs neat artwork and graphics here at SIT. Chris has been here for a long time and knows the courses inside and out. She’s a fantastic first port of call for any course enquiries.



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Contact Details

Phone: 0800 4 0 FEES
(0800 4 0 3337)

Opening Hours:
Monday-Thursday 8.00am - 6.00pm
Friday 8.00am - 5.00pm

SIT Admin, Invercargill Campus


Our friendly enrolments officers are located at the Enrolments desk, on the left as you enter the main Admin building. They can help you with:

  • Your completed enrolment forms
  • Enquiries about about your enrolment status
  • How to pay your course Fees
  • Your completed enrolment contracts
  • Payment for international student accommodation fees, course fees, postage etc
  • Subsidy forms for WINZ and childcare
  • Changing your address
  • Verifying your photographic identification
  • Loading print credits to your student ID card



Our helpful reception team are located at the Reception desk, which is straight ahead as you enter the Admin building, and they can assist with:

  • Lost/Found Property
  • Campus Maps
  • Invercargill Street Maps
  • Paper for printing needs
  • Student Diaries
  • Emergency phone calls for landline calls within Invercargill only - Staff permission is essential
  • Date stamps for items to go on the campus noticeboards. All items MUST be date stamped
  • General enquiries


Course Enquiries

At the right of the admin building is Course Enquiries, where our liaison officers can help you with all course advice, and you can also:

  • Get enrolment forms for all campuses and SIT2LRN
  • Pick up prospectus booklets
  • Enquire about any of our courses
  • Grab Studylink or information
  • Enquire about scholarships
  • Receive accommodation information and advice
  • Enquire about scholarships
  • Talk with our Pacific Island or Māori Liaison officers
  • Enquire about the weekly bus trips that alternate between Dunedin and Queenstown (all registrations are taken at the SIT Bookshop located at Student Services)