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MyStudyLink

MyStudyLink is an online tool that you access with a secure online account.  With it you can check your Student Allowance and Student Loan application status, view and update your details online, and more.

Using MyStudyLink you can…

  • apply for your student finances
  • check to see if your documents have been received
  • check your Student Allowance and Student Loan application status
  • view and update your personal details
  • change the amount of your living cost payments
  • apply for your course-related costs
  • view details of your next payment and previous transactions
  • view and accept your Student Loan Contract
  • view your mail.

Setting up your MyStudyLink account

To have access to MyStudyLink you need to have an online account. 

When you apply online, you'll create a login using the RealMe login service, consisting of a username and password. This will create an online account in our system. Once your application has been processed and we have received all of your identity documents, such as a verified copy of your birth certificate or passport (if we haven't already seen it), you can then access your MyStudyLink account using the login you created.


Logging into MyStudyLink

Once your application has been processed and we have received all of your identity documents, such as a copy of your birth certificate or passport (if we haven't already seen it), you can then access your MyStudyLink account.  To login to MyStudyLink you will need to use the username and password that you created when you applied online.


If you forget your password and/or username

If you have forgotten your username and/or password, you need to use the RealMe login service to reset these. 

If you have forgotten your username you can click the ‘Forgot my username’ link on the RealMe login page and enter your email address to have your username emailed to you. You must enter the email address that you previously used when you created your login.

If you have forgotten your password you can click the ‘Forgot my password’ link on the RealMe login page and you will need to answer two of the security questions you previously set up. A temporary password will then be emailed to you.

You can also access the 'forgot' links through the RealMe Manage login link below.


About browsers

MyStudyLink currently supports recent versions of:

  • Internet Explorer
  • Firefox
  • Google Chrome
  • Safari (Apple Mac)

Bookmarking MyStudyLink

We are continually improving MyStudyLink, so please don't bookmark the MyStudyLink front page. Feel free to bookmark www.studylink.govt.nz. We use our home page to tell you about anything new or if MyStudyLink is unavailable for any reason.


If you're getting a Work and Income benefit while studying

If you get a Work and Income benefit you must also let your Case Manager know about any change in your circumstances that you make using MyStudyLink.


Last updated: 22 March 2014

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