Intensive Literacy and Numeracy Fund Grants

We want to help you improve your English. Come and study English language for free.

Award value: Up to $3,000 towards course fees Number available: 90
Provider: Language Studies
Contact: Ian Oakes - or call (09) 815 4321 ext 7059

To be eligible for this ILN  grant you must:

  1. Be an adult refugee or migrant
  2. Be a New Zealand Citizen or hold a Residents Visa or Permanent Resident Visa
  3. Be able to achieve Level 2 English at one of the Language Studies Placement Tests.

The Language Studies placement tests are held throughout the year.  

Call us at 0800 10 95 10 or come into Student Central and we can arrange a test (Mt Albert Campus map, PDF).

This  grant  will cover your English languge course fees only.

  1. Have low levels of literacy and/or Numeracy (Beginner 1 or 2 levels, as determined by the Dept of Language Studies Placement Test)

The funding will cover your course fees.

Please note - If you are on a Work and Income benefit, it is important that you discuss studying at Unitec with your case manager before you apply for an accept funding.


These courses are funded by the Tertiary Education Commission.