A registered nurse is available daily to help provide support for your physical, mental and spiritual wellbeing. These services are free and confidential. When required the nurse will arrange referral to a doctor or other health professional. Partial refunds are available on some medical expenses.

Examples of Health Support

  • Underlying health conditions,
  • Wart treatments,
  • Mental health,
  • Pregnancy testing and support,
  • Healthy eating,
  • Emergency contraceptive pill,
  • Exercise,
  • STI info,
  • Green Prescription,
  • Smoking cessation support and Quit Card provider,
  • Assessment and advise on management,
  • Sleeping problems,
  • Treatment of common coughs, colds and flu,  
  • Drug and alcohol issues,
  • Rashes,
  • Flu vaccinations,
  • Injuries,
  • Some immunisations
  • Blood pressure checks,


Make an Appointment

Invercargill, Gore, Queenstown and SIT2LRN ākonga can book an appointment via MySIT

Email Clinic     Phone: (03) 748 8175



Everyone experiences personal challenges or issues in life. Counselling can help you with stress, goal setting (motivation), decision making (procrastination), sexual abuse, referrals, relationships, pregnancy issues, anger, anxiety, depression or grief, conflict resolution, alcohol, drugs and gambling issues. Students seeking support and need help can reach out to our counsellor for free, professional, and confidential support. Our counselling services are free for all SIT students.

Counselling can help with

  • Stress
  • Anger
  • Goal setting
  • Anxiety
  • Decision making
  • Homesickness
  • Sexual abuse
  • Depression or grief
  • Referrals
  • Conflict resolution
  • Relationships
  • Alcohol, drugs and gambling issues
  • Pregnancy issues

Make an Appointment

Invercargill, Gore, Queenstown and SIT2LRN ākonga can book an appointment via MySIT.

Email Counsellor   Phone: (03) 948 2880  (for SIT2LRN, Invercargill, Gore & Queenstown campus)
Email Monica Crawford   (for Christchurch MAINZ campus)
Email Alex McLaughlin   (for Telford campus)




Off-Campus Counselling Services are provided by Vitae, a professional company that provides access to a team of independent counsellors and psychologists throughout New Zealand. All services will be free and confidential via telephone or online (Zoom or MS Teams).

Make an Appointment

Email Vitae Assistance     Phone: 0508 664 981   or complete the online referral form at Vitae Te Pūkenga website




The office of the chaplaincy at SIT has been established by the Southland Tertiary Chaplaincy Board to meet the pastoral and spiritual care needs of all ākonga regardless of one’s personal faith expression/preference, culture or spirituality. You are most welcome to speak with the chaplain, whenever or wherever you see her on campus, or drop in at the office, or by phone or email.

Make an Appointment

Email Lisa Stuart     Phone: (03) 948 2580




Sportsmed Southern PhysioSportsmed Southern Physio

Service available onsite at SIT, Tay St (Room H1.18) Thursday, 1pm - 4pm
Appointment is required via contact details below.

Email Sportsmed Physio     Phone: (03) 217 3420