Government announces FEES FREE Policy

The Rt. Hon Jacinda Ardern, Prime Minister of New Zealand, announced the launch of the Government’s Fees Free Policy on Tuesday 5th December, 2017. The Tertiary Education Commission   (TEC) is the Government Agency that is implementing this policy and general information on the Policy is available at

As a tertiary education organisation providing education (Level 4 and above), some students intending to study at the New Zealand College of Chinese Medicine – NZCCM next year may be eligible to study for FREE.  You can find out more information about the policy as it relates to tertiary education organisations on the Tertiary Education Commission’s (TEC) Website

TEC has developed a tool that students can use to determine their eligibility for fees-free tertiary education which is at  Some students will need to complete a statutory declaration to enable TEC to recognise you as being eligible for fees-free.  The eligibility tool includes a statutory declaration that students need to use for this purpose.

Fees-free 2018 A quick guide for students