SIT Invercargill Campus

SIT’s main campus is located at 133 Tay Street, Invercargill. Our on-campus facilities include a student gym, bookshop, cafe, and support services such as a health nurse, counsellor, chaplain, learning assistance centre, disability liaison, Iwi liaison and Pacific Island liaison.

The ‘SIT Downtown’ campus complex located on Don Street houses our Art, Design, Photography, Film, Animation, Music, Audio and Fashion students and encompasses the Centrestage Theatre, Fashion Boutique, Vault Cafe and two public art galleries.

Living, Working & Studying in Invercargill

Student life in Invercargill is well established, and the city is a safe and welcoming environment for work, study and play. With around 5,000 students on campus in Invercargill, SIT is big enough to offer variety and a true student culture, yet has small class sizes ensuring plenty of hands-on experience and the opportunity to make great friends.

Our students are highly valued by the Southland community for the vibrance they bring to the region, and there is ample opportunity for students to participate in sport, recreation, community and social events as well as to gain part and full time employment. Living in Invercargill is highly affordable for students, the city is compact and easy to get around, and students have easy access to world class facilities that are the envy of much larger cities.

What you can expect if you choose to study in Invercargill

  • Ability to find affordable accommodation close to campus
  • The opportunity to forge lifelong friendships
  • Access to world-class sport and recreation facilities
  • Clubs and societies to join for almost any interest
  • Easily accessible health and family services
  • Friendly and welcoming community
  • Safe and supportive environment for students 

Find out more about studying in Invercargill - 'Capital of the Friendly South'!

Subjects & Qualifications Offered at the Invercargill Campus

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

Agriculture, Horticulture & Floristry

*Short Course47Invercargill

Architectural Technology

*Short Course28Invercargill

Art, Design & Photography


Audio Production


Automotive & Road Transport


Beauty Therapy


Business & Commerce

*Short Course3Invercargill

Chinese Language

*Short Course13Invercargill

Computing & IT



*Short Course4Invercargill




*Short Course14Invercargill

English Language


Environmental Management




Film & Animation





*Short Course10Invercargill

HR & Coaching



*Short Course36Invercargill

Māori Language & Arts


Marketing & Management


Massage Therapy

*Short Course37Invercargill


*Short Course15Invercargill

Nursing & Health Science


Social Services & Mental Health


Sport, Exercise & Recreation


Travel, Tourism & Hotel Management


Veterinary Nursing & Animal Care

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

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