Repaying an Australian University Loan

Australian University Loan Repayments

Repayments for Students Loans were set to commence once the Student was working and earning $55,000 per year. The 2017 Budget is set to change this threshold down to $42,000, from July 2018. Repayments will begin… Read the rest

Australian University Loan Repayments

Repayments for Students Loans were set to commence once the Student was working and earning $55,000 per year. The 2017 Budget is set to change this threshold down to $42,000, from July 2018. Repayments will begin… Read the rest


FEE-HELP and HECS-HELP Loans for Australian University

FEE-HELP and HECS-HELP Loans in Australia

FEE-HELP Loans for Australian University

FEE‑HELP is a loan scheme that assists eligible fee paying students pay all or part of their tuition fees. It cannot be used for additional study costs such as… Read the rest

FEE-HELP and HECS-HELP Loans in Australia

FEE-HELP Loans for Australian University

FEE‑HELP is a loan scheme that assists eligible fee paying students pay all or part of their tuition fees. It cannot be used for additional study costs such as… Read the rest


Australian Students: Domestic or International

Australian Students: Domestic or International

You’re a domestic student if you are: a citizen of Australia or New Zealand, or an Australian permanent resident, or a holder of an Australian permanent humanitarian visa. Domestic Students Pay Domestic Fees for University… Read the rest

Australian Students: Domestic or International

You’re a domestic student if you are: a citizen of Australia or New Zealand, or an Australian permanent resident, or a holder of an Australian permanent humanitarian visa. Domestic Students Pay Domestic Fees for University… Read the rest


Commonwealth Assistance for Australian Universities 2017

Commonwealth Assistance Options for Australian Universities

Australian universities are self‑accrediting institutions, and are responsible for determining the curriculum and content for the courses they offer. Most domestic students undertaking a bachelor degree at a public university are enrolled in a… Read the rest

Commonwealth Assistance Options for Australian Universities

Australian universities are self‑accrediting institutions, and are responsible for determining the curriculum and content for the courses they offer. Most domestic students undertaking a bachelor degree at a public university are enrolled in a… Read the rest


University Course Costs for Permanent Residents 2017 Budget

Changes to Australian Permanent Resident University Costs from 2018

Commonwealth supported places

From 1 January 2018, subsidies for Australian permanent residents and New Zealand (NZ) citizens enrolling in a Commonwealth Supported Place (CSP) will be withdrawn, making them fee-paying students.… Read the rest

Changes to Australian Permanent Resident University Costs from 2018

Commonwealth supported places

From 1 January 2018, subsidies for Australian permanent residents and New Zealand (NZ) citizens enrolling in a Commonwealth Supported Place (CSP) will be withdrawn, making them fee-paying students.… Read the rest


HECS and Permanent Residency

HECS Fee Help and Support While a Permanent Resident

HECS-HELP loans are available to eligible students who are studying in a Commonwealth Supported Place and are Australian citizens. Since 2005, most New Zealand citizens and Australian permanent residents are not… Read the rest

HECS Fee Help and Support While a Permanent Resident

HECS-HELP loans are available to eligible students who are studying in a Commonwealth Supported Place and are Australian citizens. Since 2005, most New Zealand citizens and Australian permanent residents are not… Read the rest


International Students in Australia

University Fees for International Students in Australia

International students are not eligible to access a Higher Education Loan Program (HELP) loan for their study, and must pay the overseas student fees charged by their provider.  studyassist.gov.au The official Australian Government… Read the rest


Eligibility for HECS HELP in Australian Universities

Eligibility for HECS HELP in Australian Universities

To be eligible for HECS‑HELP, you must be: An Australian citizen or Permanent humanitarian visa holder You must also meet residency requirements and be studying in a Commonwealth supported place

The HECS‑HELP scheme

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