COVID-19 information for students getting Student Allowance or Student Loan
24 March 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.
Meeting course requirements
To keep getting a Student Allowance or Student Loan living costs, you need to be meeting the requirements of your course.
Meeting course requirements is about attending your course regularly and completing your course work.
While New Zealand is at Alert Level 4 and your provider is unable to deliver your course on campus you will continue to be paid, as long as you remain enrolled.
If your provider offers the option for you to study part-time or full-time study from home, you need to meet these requirements of your course.