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

ext 4001
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.


Laura McKenzie
Marketing and School Liaison Officer
ext 8786
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.


Jane McHutchonYasas Attanayake
Marketing and Events Officer
ext 8767
Yasas is originally from Sri Lanka and studied the Post Graduate Diploma in Business Enterprise here at SIT. After completing a Bachelor of Science (Hons) in Business Management in Sri Lanka, he has been in the marketing and event management fields throughout his work life. As Marketing and Events Officer, Yasas organises events, secondary school Open Days, information evenings and a range of other exciting promotional activities and expos including Re-O week.


ChrisChris Simpson
Marketing and Graphic Design

ext 8899
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.




Jodi Conway 
Marketing and Student Liaison Officer

ext 8715
Jodi is our Marketing and Student Liaison Officer, the person to talk to if you have any questions about our programmes.  Having studied a Bachelor of Commerce majoring in Marketing and Management here at SIT, Jodi is well placed to assist with any course inquiries or queries about student life.  A born and bred Southlander of Maori and Irish decent, she can relate to all types of people, and having completed her studies as a mature student, Jodi can help you feel comfortable whether starting tertiary study after high school, or juggling family or work with study.  Jodi has a background in Governance from the Educational and Community Led Development sectors and a Diploma in Te Ara Reo Maori from Te Wananga O Aotearoa.  If you need assistance with setting your educational goals with SIT, get in touch and Jodi will talk you through your options.

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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)