The Southern Institute of Technology
The Southern Institute of Technology (SIT) is one of 18 government polytechnics and institutes of technology offering tertiary education throughout New Zealand. SIT programmes are accredited and approved by the New Zealand Qualifications Authority up to postgraduate level.
SIT has a proud history of vocational education and training. For 40 years we have been providing students with quality education across a range of subject areas and at a variety of levels including postgraduate study. This variety enables you to enter your training at the level that suits you and to progress as you are ready. Many of our programmes link to higher level qualifications at SIT and other institutions in New Zealand and throughout the world. We are constantly developing these relationships to ensure that our graduates have maximum mobility.
Our main campus is in Invercargill, and we have smaller campuses in Auckland, Christchurch, Queenstown and Gore.
- Country Bursary: 25% of First Year tuition fee. This scholarship is available to students from Bhutan only.
- Every year SIT awards up to 25 full and partial John Wright Scholarships to high achieving students who have a proven track record of outstanding achievements in either sports or academics. This scholarship is available to students from India, Sri Lanka, Pakistan, Bangladesh and Nepal.