International Student Wellbeing Strategy Funding Round 2018/19 outcomes
We held our second funding round under the Strategy in the second half of 2018.
The theme for the funding round was international student mental health and/or safety. Projects were selected by international education leaders representing students, communities, education providers and government. Ten projects were selected to receive funding in 2019.
|Canterbury & New Zealand Business Association||Legal advice and support by and for international students||Canterbury and Auckland||$20,000|
|ISANA New Zealand||An International Student Ambassador Programme and professionalisation of the international education sector through training and professional development||National||$150,000|
|Learning Hawke’s Bay||One-on-one guidance for international students and families and information seminars||Hawke’s Bay||$22,400|
|New Zealand Sikh Women’s Association||Workshops to help prevent female international student victimisation||Auckland/ National||$20,000|
|Silverline, University of Otago||An international student-specific wellbeing resource, a wellbeing festival and a series of community-based events||Otago||$52,772|
|Southern Institute of Technology (SIT)||Videos that aim to help international students gain an understanding of the New Zealand health system||Southland||$30,500|
|Te Puna Waiora - Health & Counselling, Unitec Institute of Technology||Sexual health and safety resources for New Zealand International students.||Auckland/ National||$127,355|
|The Canterbury Communications Trust (Plains FM)||Student delivered weekly radio/podcast programmes in various languages addressing international student wellbeing||Canterbury||$26,516|
|University of Waikato||Water safety resources and 6-8 week water safety skills course||Waikato/ National||$29,600|
|Waikato Institute of Technology (WINTEC)||Mental health first aid training programme for international students, and for staff, homestay families and residential advisors working with international students||National||$52,000|
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