Our purpose
We connect you with the information you need to make considered educational decisions. We also provide financial information and support, helping you to achieve a better future.

We want you to:

  • successfully complete your courses
  • only borrow what you need
  • effectively transition into the workforce.

To achieve these outcomes, we work in partnership with:

  • education providers
  • other government agencies
  • student representatives.

How we’ll work with you
Our commitment to you‘ explains how we’ll work with you. You can read it in 12 different languages, including NZSL. It’s also available in Easy Read.

It’s a commitment from all parts of the Ministry of Social Development, including StudyLink. You can read it on the Work and Income website.

Read ‘Our commitment to you‘ on the Work and Income website