International student wellbeing strategy funding round 2018/19

The International Student Wellbeing Strategy, is designed to protect and enhance New Zealand’s reputation as a safe and welcoming study destination. The strategy’s vision is for all international students to feel welcome, safe and well, enjoy a high quality education and are valued for their contribution to New Zealand.

International Student Wellbeing Strategy

Funding for one year projects to support the outcomes of the international student wellbeing strategy comes from the Export Education Levy.

See the successful projects from 2017/18 round.

Funding applications for 2019

Applications for the International Student Wellbeing Strategy 2019 funding round are closed. Successful proposals will be announced at the start of November 2018.

Timeline and Next steps

  • Call for EOIS – 26 July
  • EOIs due – 24 August
  • Successful EOIs asked to further develop their EOIs into final proposals (you will receive proposal template if selected) - 14 September
  • Final proposals due – 15 October
  • Successful proposals announced – Start of December
  • Funding will begin in January 2019.

Further information

Email international.unit@education.govt.nz if you have specific questions on the International Student Wellbeing Strategy funding round.

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