Forum Category: Student Loans

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Online study while living in Australia

My 19 year old daughter is wanting to do a vet science degree and was accepted at Gatton uni, but as NZ citizens no financial help is available. Does anyone know if she can do an online bachelor of science through Massey Uni in NZ and if she is able ...

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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 resident? And how long would that take? Or do you have to become ...

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Is a NZ citizen living in Aust entitled to a NZ student loan if studying as an international student

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What if you don't pay your NZ student load, what can the NZ gov do when you're living overseas?

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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 courses in Australia. Do my fees get subsidised by the Australian ...

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Unpaid Student Loan Debt and Entry To NZ

I have been out of the country for almost 20 years and genuinely forgot that I have a student loan from one year of study in NZ. I've read some terrible accounts of people who have accumulated masses of interest on what was originally a small amount and the Student ...

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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?

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

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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 comments on this forum some say yes some say no, just ...

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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?

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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?

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

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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 leave the country and start paying it off while I ...

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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 schedules for Bachelor Primary Education in QLD and the fee schedule per year ...

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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 this page on their website: http://www.studylink.govt.nz/financing-study/student-allowance/index.html To get the Student Allowance for study overseas your ...

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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 and questioned by Customs about this debt, especially ...

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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?

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

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I'm wanting to study in Melbourne in 2009. Am I entitled to support from the government if I'm a New Zealand citizen? Do I have to meet international entry requirements? Australians don't in NZ.

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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 a lawyer but can't get student loans at the moment. She ...

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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 Australia almost 5 years but have to apply for residency after the ...

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Do they have a student loan scheme in Brisbane? If so, are Kiwi students able to take a loan for tertiary study?

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I am New Zealand Citizen and a university student. I want to move to Australia - can I get a student loan there like I get in NZ?

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