The SchoolLeaver Guide to Student Loans & Student Allowances, 2018

Get on top of your student loans and allowances before you start studying




Student loans and allowances can help you with the costs of your study. It’s important you know what you’re signing up for, and what you need to do to apply for, manage and keep these payments.

SchoolLeaver’s free e-book will help you:

  • Understand what student loans and allowances are
  • Apply for your funds from StudyLink using RealMe
  • Work out how much you may be eligible to get
  • Manage your loan and debt with some smart advice and tips


  - check it out for stuff you need to know like how to get scholarships, being financially smart and how KiwiSaver, tax and insurance work.