The Southern Institute of Technology (SIT) is a government institute offering tertiary education programmes. SIT is located in Invercargill, New Zealand with smaller campuses in Queenstown and Christchurch. SIT programmes are accredited and approved by the New Zealand Qualifications Authority up to postgraduate level. SIT has a proud history of providing students with quality education across a range of subject areas including Business, IT, Sports, Health Sciences, Engineering, Trades, Hotel Management, Hospitality, Digital Media and Creative Arts.SIT has around 13,000 full and part-time students and is a warm, welcoming institution. We are renowned for our southern hospitality and unique outdoors full of adventure and recreational opportunities through to extreme sports challenges.
SIT Student Outcomes
When you study at SIT, we're committed to offering you a high quality education that will help you achieve your ambitions. Our 2014 Graduate Destination Survey (graduates of the 2013 academic year) showed that:
93% of graduates would recommend their programme of study to others
93% considered the programme represented good value for money
94% of graduates were overall satisfied with the quality of the programme they undertook
Employment Outcomes & Further Study
98.5% of graduates surveyed were studying or working
76% working or self employed
40% employed in Southland
19% employed in Canterbury
36% studying or intend to do more study
The following is a list of scholarships that prospective and current SIT students may apply for. Please note that the scholarships are administered by a variety of different institutions and organisations, not just SIT. Eligibility criteria and application processes will differ depending on the scholarship and administering body.
A free printout of this list can be picked from the Marketing Department in the main administration building of the Tay Street campus if required.