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Can I get Fees Free if I study at an overseas tertiary education organisation?

No. To be eligible for Fees Free, a course must:

  1. be funded by the Tertiary Education Commission from either:
    1. the Student Achievement Component level 3 and above fund; or
    2. grants under s321 of the Education Act 1989 for tertiary provision that is part of a qualification or training scheme on the New Zealand Qualifications Framework (NZQF) at level 3 or above; or
    3. the Youth Guarantee fund and leads to the award of a qualification on the NZQF at level 3 or above; and
  2. not be part of a school learning programme or secondary-tertiary programme.

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