As a university student, you will be charged tuition fees and the Student Services and Amenities Fee (SSAF). Prior to completing the eSAF form in USC Central please refer to SA-HELP Information for 2016 booklet to understand your financial obligations.
Tuition fees will vary according to the area of study you choose, and your fee type. Costs can be viewed at Schedule of fees by selecting Higher Degree by Research (HDR) fees for full Tuition Fee details. SSAF details can also be viewed on this page.
It is your responsibility to access your invoice via USC Central. To generate and print your online invoice, go to: USC Central – My Finances – View Invoice. Your invoice will display in a new tab. The due date for payment of fees will be displayed on your invoice. USC does not post invoices to students.
Please note: If you change your enrolment at any time this may change your fee liability. Check your account after your enrolment changes and regenerate an invoice if necessary. Payment options are detailed on your invoice, for more information refer to How to pay your fees.
Are you a Research Training Scheme (RTS) supported student or a Fee-paying student?
- Research Training Scheme (RTS) supported students
If you are an Australian citizen, Permanent resident, Permanent humanitarian visa holder or New Zealand citizen you may be eligible for a Research Training Scheme fee type. Your eligibility for RTS support depends on your citizenship status and whether you have had prior HDR enrolment at other Australian universities. Refer to the Description of Candidature provided with your offer documentation if you are unsure of your fee type.
- Fee-paying students
If you are a Fee-paying student your fees must be paid by the fee payment due date as shown on your invoice. Generate your invoice at: USC Central - My Finances - View Invoice. FEE-HELP loans are available to Australian citizens and holders of Permanent Humanitarian visas. To apply, complete your FEE-HELP electronic Commonwealth Assistance Form (eCAF) and enter your Tax File Number (TFN) in USC Central after accepting your offer.
The FEE-HELP Commonwealth Assistance Form will be included in your list of compulsory To-Do items in USC Central.
Prior to completing the Request for FEE-HELP assistance form, please refer to the following information to understand your financial obligations:
Important note: If you have not paid your tuition fees or have not completed your FEE-HELP Commonwealth assistance form (eCAF) and provided your tax file number by the fee payment due date, your enrolment will be cancelled.