COVID-19 information for students getting Student Allowance or Student Loan
15 April 2020.
While New Zealand works to reduce the impact of COVID-19, we know you may be worried about changes to your study.
This page has information about your Student Allowance and Student Loan living costs payments if you can’t study as you normally do.
Technology Access Fund for Learners
On Saturday 2 May, the Government announced there will be funds available to help tertiary students continue digital learning during COVID-19 disruptions. This includes access to:
- digital devices
- internet connections
- operating systems and/or programmes
- technical support.
Your education provider can access the Technology Access Fund for Learners. Please contact them if you need support.