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 called "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.

StudyLink—Limited Full-time
StudyLink—Limited Full-time Status application form

As part of the application process you will need to request a Statement from authorised staff member in support of your Limited Full-time Status application.

If your application is health-related, please contact the Disability Information and Support office:

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

If you are applying in the final year of your programme, please email your enquiry to student.finance@otago.ac.nz

Last updated 01/11/2021 10.37 AM

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