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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 Fee
Replacement of an Award Certificate or Graduation Statement AUD60
Appeal against an awarded final grade (to be refunded if appeal is successful) AUD65
A copy of a student's own marked examination script AUD30
A copy of student's own Academic Transcript AUD15 per copy or AUD30 for 3 copies
Appeal against failure to grant an exemption AUD65
To test out of a course after having been denied an exemption AUD120
Extension of time to pay tuition/direct fees AUD120
Graduation Ceremony fee AUD90
Service Fee
Student Services Amenities Fee $35 per unit/credit point*

SA Fee exclusions: RTS & OHRD Students, Students attached to a USQ Partner, HeadStart students for first course only, CPA students.


*Subject to Commonwealth indexation

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.