Conditions – 2019

Conditions – 2019

Last updated 6 March 2019
Last updated 6 March 2019

These are the conditions specific to Equity funding for 2019.

See also the generic conditions that apply to Equity funding, and all other on-Plan funds.

1. Organisation eligibility

a)  Māori and Pasifika students

(i)    In order to receive Equity Fund Funding for Māori and Pasifika students, you must continue to be:

A.    a TEI, namely:

    • a university
    • an ITP
    • a wānanga, or

B.    a PTE, or

C.    a REAP provider, and

(ii)   receive SAC3+ funding under the Determination of Design of Funding Mechanism: Student Achievement Component – provision at Level 3 and above on the NZQF.

b)  Students with disabilities

(i)    To receive Equity Fund Funding for students with disabilities, you must continue to be a TEI, namely:

A.    a university

B.    an ITP, or

C.    a wānanga, and

(ii)   receive SAC funding under any Determination of Design of Funding Mechanism for SAC.

(iii) for the purposes of this subparagraph (b), "SAC funding under any Determination of Design of Funding Mechanism for SAC" includes funding under:

 

A.      Determination of Design of Funding Mechanism: Student Achievement Component -provision at Levels 1 and 2 on the NZQF; or

B.      Determination of Design of Funding Mechanism: Student Achievement Component – provision at Level 3 and above on the NZQF.

2. Use of Equity funding

You must not use the Equity funding for:

(a)  funding capital works or items, or

(b)  funding your compliance with statutory requirements, such as health and safety. 

3. Performance expectation measures in relation to Māori and Pasifika students

You must supply to us any information that we require to measure your performance against any minimum performance standards set by us. 

4. Reporting requirements in respect of student with disabilities

You must comply with any reporting requirements we require in relation to Equity funding for students with disability, using the reporting template that we will provide to you. 

5. Supply of information

You must:

(a)  supply to us information about each Māori student and Pasifika student and student with disabilities enrolled in a course for whom you receive Equity funding, by completing the fields in the SDR in accordance with the SDR Manual and its appendices, and

(b)  submit the information through the SDR on or before the date specified by us, and

(c)   submit the SDR through the Services for Tertiary Education Organisations (STEO) website.

For more information, please refer to the SDR Manual and SDR Appendices

6. Repayment of Equity funding

(a)  If you receive Equity funding that is greater than it should have been, or that you were not entitled to receive, you must treat the amount of the over-funding as a debt due to the Crown that:

(i)    is repayable on demand, and

(ii)   may be set-off against all or any funding, or any sum of money payable by us to you.

7. Suspension, revocation or withdrawal of Equity funding

If we suspend, revoke or withdraw some or all of your Equity funding under section 159YG of the Education Act before some or all of that funding has been used or contractually committed towards the purposes for which the funding was provided, you must treat the unexpended or uncommitted portion of the funding as debt due to the Crown that is:

(a)  repayable on demand by us, and

(b)  may be set-off against all or any funding, or any sum payable by us to you.