Technology Access Fund for Learners (TAFL)

Purpose of the fund

Through it’s response to COVID-19 the Government has allocated funding to a Technology Access Fund for Learners (TAFL). The disruptions caused by COVID-19 highlighted the need to support learners to continue to access tertiary education and training.  TAFL funds are to be used to build learners’ capacity to access technology-enabled tertiary education and training.

In this context, it means if you are without a device or connectivity (internet) and enrolled in a course that is being delivered wholly or partly online in 2020.

Who can apply?

Currently enrolled domestic students apply (criteria apply).

TAFL eligibility criteria
  • Be currently enrolled
  • Have no outstanding debt, including that your fees are paid for your current enrolment
  • That you are not within the first 3 weeks of your programme start date.
What support can I receive through this fund?

MIT will provide successful applicants laptops on loan and/or support to get you connected to the internet.

How do I apply?

Apply by filling out the TAFL EOI/application form.

Can someone help me to apply?

You can come and see our Student Advisors who can help you with your application.

What is the process once I have applied?

We will assess your application and be in touch within 5 working days with a response.


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