Organization

Sit is organized into three executive devices: Sit Housing, Sit Cafe and Sit Welfare, in addition to shared administrative services. We also have several subsidiaries and associated companies.

  • Customer satisfaction: 70 points out of 100 possible
  • Employees satisfaction: 84 points out of 100 possible
  • Employees: 350
  • Turnover: 450 million per year
  • Total assets: 2,2 billion

Sit Welfare

  • Sports: 5 sport centers, 15,000 members
  • Kindergarten: 2 kindergartens, 280 children
  • Healthcare: medical center, psychosocial health center, health reimbursement, mastery courses, preventative health work
  • Student Services: courses, student culture houses, counseling and financial support

Sit Housing

  • Operations department: cleaning, janitors, mechanics
  • Market and property: rental
  • Project and development: rehabilitation and new construction
  • 6400 people staying with us

Sit Kafe

  • 16 canteens
  • 2 kiosks
  • 4 coffee shops
  • 1 food bar
  • Seating for 4900 people

Shared Services

Management, finance, HR, IT and communication and marketing department.

Subsidiaries and associated companies

  • Studentmediene i Trondheim AS (50%): Under Dusken, radio and TV
  • SiT Eierselskap AS (holding company) owns:
    • SiT Tapir AS, (real estate company) owns Nardoveien 12 og 14.
    • G Travel Tvete AS,  (80%): travel agents in Mid-Norway - offices in Trondheim, Levanger og Orkanger.
  • Parkbygget AS, (real estate company) owns industrial section of Innherredsveien 16.
  • SiT Geovarme AS, operates geothermal central at Moholt.

Organizational model

Sit is one of the student welfare organizations in Norway. Student welfare is a distinctive organizational form with elements of:

  • Management: a law governing our business, all colleges and universities should be attached to a welfare organization, and students are required to pay tuition.
  • Association: students have a majority on the board.
  • Business: large parts of the business operate on a commercial basis, where revenues come from customers.

We have no owners, and the board is our highest authority. The board consists of representatives chosen by the students with a majority vote, representatives from the major educational institutions, and representatives elected by the employees. In addition, the Ministry of Education has supervision of our business.