SIT Christchurch Campus

SIT Christchurch CampusSIT Christchurch is a small friendly campus that offers specialised training in accredited, recognised programmes.

Our facilities include well equipped workshops and classrooms and restricted enrolment numbers ensure smaller classes, creating a more personal learning environment which contributes to increased success for students.

We know that the decisions on what, where and when to study, aren't the easiest to make, and we are here to help you identify a path that will lead to great employment opportunities and/or further training.

Student Support Services & Facilities at Christchurch Campus

  • The student cafe is located beside the common room
  • Books and materials from the SIT Invercargill Library and SIT Bookshop are available to Christchurch students, delivered to campus
  • Counsellor, Learning support, Disability support, Employment/Training support and Student Activities Officer are all available to Christchurch students, and are arranged via Administration - contact us on (03) 349 3645 to arrange an appointment.

Subjects & Qualifications Offered at Christchurch Campus

Click on a circle to view courses offered in subject/qualification

Masters Postgraduate Dip/Cert Graduate Dip/Cert Degree Diploma Certificate Short Course STAR / Gateway*

Automotive & Road Transport


Beauty Therapy & Makeup Artistry





*Short Course7Christchurch



Project Management


Sport, Exercise & Recreation

Masters Postgraduate Dip/Cert Graduate Dip/Cert Degree Diploma Certificate Short Course STAR / Gateway*

* STAR/Gateway programmes are only offered to NZ Secondary Schools

Student Discounts available to SIT Students in Christchurch

You can get a wide range of discounts with your SIT student ID card.  Discounts we have negotiated specifically for SIT students are listed here, but there are also many more shops and restaurants who provide student discounts if you show your card. You can also view the Student Discounts page to see discounts available in other locations.


The following conditions apply to all student discounts offered

  • Discounts are not transferable - they are for SIT students only.
  • Details of discounts must remain confidential.
  • Student discount is usually not available with any other offers eg. sale items, charge accounts or promotions. Some discounts may not apply to cheque or credit card purchases.
  • You must present your valid SIT student ID card for each purchase
  • Please confirm discount prior to purchase, as companies may withdraw their student discount offer at any time  - SIT is not responsible for this

Receive 10% off at the following suppliers:

  • 10% - Esquire Cafe, Hornby Mall, 03 349 7288
  • 10% - Pascoes Jewellery, Hornby Mall, 03 344 0507,
  • 10% - Stirling Sports Hornby, Hornby Mall, 03 349 7288,
  • 10% - Silvermoon, Hornby Mall, 03 344 0245,

Various discounts available at the following suppliers:

  • 25% off 1 pair of glasses - SpecSavers Hornby, Hornby Mall, 03 349 5193 ,
  • Discount on 6 or 12mth membership (enquire for details)- Anytime Fitness, Hornby Mall, 03 421 7818,
  • No enrolment fee (save $100) - SNAP Fitness, Main Sth Rd, Hornby, 027 384 7378,
  • Various discounts, Quote code SITS4 - Placemakers, Mandeville St, Riccarton, 03-348 2039
  • Joining fee $49 (65% discount) - Jetts Gym, Northlands, Main Nth Rd, Papanui, 03-421 8907,
  • Show your Cando card or Community Services card & receive 25% off gym facilitiesCity Council Facilities (Jellie Park, Pioneer Stadium, Cowles Stadium, Graham Condon Recreation & Sport Centre) 03 941 6888
  • Student rates on Metro Buses ChCh, Ph 03 366 88 55

Campus Location

60 Waterloo Road, Hornby, Christchurch 8042

Contact SIT Christchurch Campus

Southern Institute of Technology
Freepost 102460
PO Box 2488
60 Waterloo Road
Hornby, Christchurch 8082

Tel +64 3 349 3645
Fax +64 3 349 3658

Freephone within NZ:
0800 TO STUDY (0800 86 78839)

Christchurch Campus News

SIT tutor wins Educator of the Year awardSIT Certificate in Personal Training tutor Richard Greer has been named Educator of the Year at the 2014 Exercise Industry Awards. 
Global Creative Director for Rodney Wayne visits SIT ChristchurchSIT Christchurch were thrilled to have Richard Kavanagh (Global Creative Director for Rodney Wayne) on campus working with a team of Rodney Wayne hairdressers.
SIT Christchurch Students' Newsletter, June 2014The newsletter for SIT Christchurch campus students.

"Best parts were the practical hands-on learning, visiting other gyms and seeing how they worked. Richard was a patient teacher and went the extra mile to help us."

Certificate in Personal Training (Christchurch) - feedback via Graduate Destination Survey 2014