Student Hardship Funds

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StudyLink and Budgeting Student Financial Hardship Fund

 StudyLink and Budgeting

Are you having a hard time using StudyLink or sticking to a budget? You’re not alone! We’re here to help you. 

We can help with:

  • StudyLink applications
  • budgeting advice 
  • providing a support person at meetings with StudyLink or Work and Income
  • travel costs
  • helping you find a job
  • helping you receive entitlements, if applicable 

Come and talk to us if you’re having trouble with money. We can work out what support may be available to you. 

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Student Financial Hardship Fund 

Current Whitireia & WelTec students who are going through financial hardship or economic problems that will likely hurt their studies can apply for financial assistance from our Student Hardship Fund.

We can help you with funds if you’re facing urgent or immediate expenses that you can’t pay for, like unexpected travel or health expenses. You might be able to get food vouchers too.

Your application is completely confidential, and your information is protected by the Privacy Act 1993.

How to apply

If you want to apply for the Student Financial Hardship Fund, read the information and fill out the application form. Hand it in at your campus’ Student Information Centre, or contact the Student Financial Advisor if you need more help or assistance.

Student Financial Hardship Fund Application

More Information PDF Application Form 

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Locations and hours

Petone Campus, Learning Commons: Monday to Friday 8 am-4 pm

Porirua Campus, Kia Ngāwari, the Health Centre: Monday to Friday 8 am-4 pm

Wellington Regional School of Construction: Tuesday 9 am-1 pm

Hospitality Campus: Wednesday 10 am-2 pm 

 

Contact our Student Financial Advisor

Phone: 0800 141 121

Get in touch 

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