The Southern Institute of Technology (SIT) is a government institute of technology offering tertiary education throughout New Zealand. SIT’s main campus is located in Invercargill, New Zealand, with smaller campuses in Queenstown, Christchurch, Gore and Auckland. SIT has one of the largest distance learning faculties in the country, and all of our qualifications are accredited and approved by the New Zealand Qualifications Authority (NZQA). We have studies ranging from certificate level right up to master degrees.
SIT has over 40 years of experience providing vocational education and training across a range of subject areas including Health, Sports, Computing, Business, Creative Arts, Hospitality, Tourism and Travel, Beauty Therapy, Animal Care, Engineering, Construction and a multitude of courses in Trades and Technology. 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.
SIT’s expanding Queenstown Campus (established 2009) is conveniently located in the Remarkables Park Town Centre at Frankton, with the spectacular Remarkables mountain range as a backdrop. Our modern facilities provide an exceptional teaching environment with purpose built spaces, magnificent views, ample parking, and is easily accessible by public transport.
Studying at SIT Queenstown brings you the opportunity to enjoy the adventurous Queenstown lifestyle whilst taking advantage of the Zero Fee Scheme. This scheme allows all New Zealand citizens, residents and permanent residents along with Australian citizens living in New Zealand during their time of study, the opportunity to study without having to pay for tuition fees, you only pay the direct material costs!
We welcome International students at our Queenstown Campus. They have various study options including, Business, Management, Hotel & Tourism and IT. We also offer Zero Fees English scholarships to certain international students - this is 26 weeks of English language studies, absolutely free! (Conditions apply).