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:

Email: disabilities@otago.ac.nz
Tel: +64 3 479 8235

Last updated 10/01/2019 02.24 PM
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