Student Loans

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How can I pay off my student loan while working in Australia, without a New Zealand bank account?

Posted by 1st-degree-burns. 3 replies. Latest activity on 21 January 2011.

Can I get a student loan if I have permanent residence in Australia?

Posted by artemis. 2 replies. Latest activity on 09 July 2013.

How can Kiwis studying in Australia get student benefits?

If my Kiwi kids want to go to university in Australia there are no student benefits and fees have to be paid up front. Does anyone know where they can get university fees from? We have lived in…

Posted by kezmidget. 1 reply. Latest activity on 05 July 2010.

I'm a solo mum with an 11-year-old boy and I want to study beauty therapy on the Gold Coast.

Do I have to actually pay for the course myself or can the government help in any way? And is there any kind of benefit I can get while studying?

Posted by kptq. 2 replies. Latest activity on 09 July 2013.

How can a 16-year-old Kiwi get residency after living in Australia for 4 years?

Hi, I'm asking this question on behalf of my niece. She is a NZ citizen and moved to Australia some 4 years ago with her parents. It's her 16th birthday today. She wants to go to university to become…

Posted by auntie-hazel. 3 replies. Latest activity on 14 March 2020.

Can my daughter get the student allowance in Australia?

If my 15-year-old daughter wants to go to university in Australia, can she apply for the student allowance? Does she have to live in the country for 2 years before applying?

Posted by jojo28. 2 replies. Latest activity on 09 July 2013.

Benefits to help with the cost of moving to Australia?

I'm a permanent New Zealand resident looking to move to Australia for Work/Study. What kind of benefits are available to assist me with the financial blow involved in relocating?

Posted by camnz. 1 reply. Latest activity on 02 February 2011.

Can I study in Australia with the subclass 461 visa?

I have been granted the 461 visa in Australia. It says in my visa I can live, work and study in Australia.

Am I eligible to study with similar benefits as New Zealand citizen? I want to take short…

Posted by cristina. 3 replies. Latest activity on 12 April 2016.

I'm under the impression from the Studylink website that I can get a student allowance while full-time distance learning from Open Polytech in OZ. Has anyone done this???

We are planning to move to Oz while I am still finishing papers off on my degree from Open Polytechnic (via distance learning). I'm pretty sure I am eligable for a stundent allowance after reading…

Posted by missmg. 2 replies. Latest activity on 06 October 2011.

How long does it take to become an Australian permanent resident?

I am thinking of going over to Australia to live for awhile and then get back into my postgraduate studies. I was wondering if you can get the Australian equivalent of the student loan as a permanent…

Posted by 6kays. 3 replies. Latest activity on 23 October 2017.

As a Kiwi, am I eligible for student loan and student allowance in Australia?

Posted by sudner. 4 replies. Latest activity on 12 January 2015.

Can I move to Australia with a student loan?

I have a student loan of just over 30 grand and will be moving to live in Australia once I've finished the study year off, and then look for a job. I'll tell the IRD I'm moving, but will I be stopped…

Posted by anonymous. 2 replies. Latest activity on 28 November 2023.

I have a student loan. Will I be able to leave NZ on a one-way ticket to Australia?

I have a student loan currently Im paying it off, I want to live in Australia, will I be able to leave without getting stopped at the airport,( ill be leaving on a one-way ticket ) Ive read some…

Posted by mozziemo. 2 replies. Latest activity on 30 December 2014.

Australian Study Fees

I am moving to Australia shortly and looking into study while I'm there. I know I can't apply for a student loan or assistance unless I am a permanent resident. I have been looking at the fee…

Posted by looking-to-study. 2 replies. Latest activity on 04 September 2012.

Overdraft - Can I pay it off from Oz?

Hi everyone,

I am planning to move to Melbourne in a month. The only debts I have is my student loan and a $1000 National Bank Overdraft. I can not afford to pay my overdraft before I go, can I…

Posted by poppypink. 1 reply. Latest activity on 14 September 2012.

can kiwis move to australia with outstanding student loans?

If owing money to inland revenue for student loans.

Posted by student-loans. 1 reply. Latest activity on 10 October 2016.

I got permenant residency recently so can i get govt assistance for my post graduate studies

Hi, I just got an australian permenant residency visa before a month. can i now be eligible to get some goverment funding/help in the tution fees to study the masters in iformation technology?

Posted by johne. 2 replies. Latest activity on 13 January 2015.