Conditions – 2017

Conditions – 2017

Last updated 9 February 2017
Last updated 02/09/2017

These are the conditions specific to Equity Funding for 2017.

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

Note that the conditions in other pages under this fund are historical. These pages will soon be updated for 2017. 

 

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 or above on the NZQF.

(b)  Students with disabilities

(i)    In order 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.

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

(i)   Determination of Design of Funding Mechanism: Student Achievement Component – Qualification at Levels 1 and 2 of the NZQF (Competitive Allocation), or

(ii)   Determination of Design of Funding Mechanism: Student Achievement Component – Provision at Levels 1 and 2 on the NZQF (Non-Competitive Allocation), or

(iii)  Determination of Design of Funding Mechanism: Student Achievement Component – Provision at Level 3 and above on the NZQF.  

2.   Use of Equity Fund Funding

You must not use the Equity Fund 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 in order 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 Fund 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 Fund 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 Fund Funding

(a)  If you receive Equity Fund 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.

(b)  If you are located in Canterbury, we may waive in full or in part the debt repayable by you due to over-funding if you have been significantly affected by the earthquake of 22 February 2011 (or subsequent aftershocks). 

7.   Suspension or revocation of Equity Fund Funding

If we suspend or revoke some or all of your Equity Fund 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.

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