UCOL has a Hardship Fund available to students suffering an unexpected short-term financial problem, which is likely to adversely affect their study.
You will need to provide evidence that you have exhausted all avenues of financial support, as well as a current bank statement before any financial assistance can be given.
Contact the following people to access this service:
Rebekah O’Donoghue - Student Advocacy & Welfare Coordinator
Phone 06 952 7000 ext. 70066
Reggie Boult - Student Life Coordinator
Phone 06 952 7000 ext. 70461
Coral Hanna -Student Success Senior Manager (Whanganui)
Phone: 06 965 3800 ext. 60793
Laura Bradley - Senior Student Success Advisor
Phone: 06 952 7001 ext. 72320
Skinny Jump Internet access
Skinny has an affordable Internet package called Skinny Jump - 30GB of data with a free modem for $5. To find out more and express your interest, see Skinny Jump's website
There are a number of outside agencies and websites that assist with managing finances and providing budgeting advice, including:
Learn to tackle debt, budget and save.
Official Government information to help you make informed choices about student finance.
UCOL offers a number of
scholarships and awards
, and information about scholarships offered by other organisations that you may be eligible to apply to.