Studying with us in 2023? 

Make sure you apply for your student loan and/or allowance before the 16 December deadline! 

TIP: You’ll need to select ‘Otago Polytechnic - (site)’ on the Studylink application form. The 'site' is the location you will be studying at (e.g. Dunedin, Cromwell, Hamilton).

More than 150,000 students will be applying for student loans and allowances. 

Applying before 16 December puts you in the best position to have everything sorted ready for the start of your course.   

Apply at 


Any questions?

We know this can seem like quite a daunting process and we’re here to help. Our StudyLink Advisor is available to answer any questions or help you with your application. 


Phone 0800 762 786