Money for studying
If you're studying, you can apply for loans, allowances and short-term benefits to help with course fees and living expenses.
Full time study
If you want to study full time, StudyLink provides money to help.
A student loan can help to finance your study but you have to pay it back. It's made up of 3 parts:
- compulsory fees
- course-related costs
- living costs.
Student Allowance is a weekly payment to help with living expenses while you're studying. You don't have to pay it back.
A weekly payment to help with your living costs during your study breaks if you can't find a job.
Find out if there’s other financial help you can get while you study.
Part time study or short courses
If you’re getting a benefit or are on stand-down for a benefit, you can get help to attend a short-term employment-related training course.
If you can't do a full-time course you may still be able to get financial help.
If you’re on a benefit and want to do work related training, you can get money to help pay for:
- course fees