If you are a part-time student and a finalist (graduating this year), you can apply to StudyLink to be treated as full-time for the purposes of student loans and allowances. This is termed "Limited Full-time Status".
Some part-time students may also apply for Limited Full-time Status under other criteria such as illness or disability.
The StudyLink website has more information on the eligibility criteria and the application form for Limited Full-time Status.
To request a 'Statement from authorised staff member' in support of a Limited Full-time Status application:
- If your application is health related please contact the Disability Information & Support office:
Tel: +64 3 479 8235
- For applications in the final year of your programme, please email your enquiry to firstname.lastname@example.org