Supporting New Zealanders studying overseas *UPDATE*
18 August 2016.
On the 19 July Tertiary Education, Skills and Employment Minister Steven Joyce announced the International Connections for New Zealanders package, which is designed to help grow the number of students who study overseas while ensuring that the benefits are maximised for New Zealand taxpayers.
This package includes changes to the eligibility requirements for Student Support for Tertiary students starting study overseas on or after 1 January 2017.
Further details on this policy have now been confirmed.