Other study costs
While tuition fees are the main costs associated with going to uni, there are some other costs to consider, for example:
- your textbooks
- optional Student Guild fees
- parking fees if you are on-campus
- photocopying and printing fees
- school or office supplies for home study, and
- accommodation fees if you are living at the Residential Colleges.
Charges can also apply to certain administrative actions, for example:
|Action||2015 Fee||2016 Fee|
|Replacement of a graduate's testamur (certificate)||AUD65||AUD65 plus delivery*|
|Appeal against an awarded final grade (to be refunded if appeal is successful)||AUD65||AUD65|
|A copy of a student's own marked examination script||AUD30||AUD30|
|A copy of student's own official Academic Transcript||AUD15 per copy plus delivery*||AUD15 per copy plus delivery*|
|An official copy of graduate's own AHEGS (Australian Higher Education Graduation Statement) statement||AUD15 per copy plus delivery*||AUD15 per copy plus delivery*|
|Appeal against failure to grant an exemption||AUD65||AUD65|
|To test out of a course after having been denied an exemption||AUD120||AUD120|
|Extension of time to pay tuition/direct fees||AUD120||AUD130|
|Graduation Ceremony fee||AUD90||AUD100|
|Completion Letter||AUD15 per copy plus delivery*||AUD15 per copy plus delivery*|
|Other customised letters||AUD15 per copy plus delivery*||AUD15 per copy plus delivery*|
Authentication of Graduation documents (any number in one transaction) including testamur, official Academic Transcript and AHEGS
|AUD15 per copy plus delivery*||AUD15 per copy plus delivery*|
|Student Services Amenities Fee||$35 per unit/credit point*|
* Subject to Commonwealth indexation
SA Fee exclusions: RTS & OHRD Students, Students attached to a USQ Partner, HeadStart students for first course only, CPA students.
Is there any financial assistance I can get?
At USQ, we understand that studying at university is not only challenging on an academic level, but also on a financial level. Some additional financial support information is provided to assist you manage your finances while studying.