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Australian Higher Education Graduation Statement (AHEGS)

AHEGS is a Commonwealth initiative introduced to describe higher education qualification in a way that is easy to understand. AHEGS is available only for students in Faculty of Business who graduated from 2010 onward and students in other Faculties who graduated from Semester 2, 2010 onward.  Your AHEGS includes:

  • details of your graduated program
  • grades achieved in courses within your program
  • exemptions granted within your program
  • special achievements (prizes & awards) within your program, and
  • description of the Australian Higher Education System

How to request a copy of your AHEGS

To obtain a copy of your AHEGS:

  • Online: UConnect> Student Centre > Online Request tile > Official Transcript/AHEGS > New request. It is important that your personal details, including email address are up to date before you submit a request.  You will need your Username and Password to log in. If you have forgotten or are not sure of your UConnect details, please contact us on 1800 007 252 or email usq.support@usq.edu.au.

  • In person: If you are at our Ipswich, Springfield or Toowoomba campus, you can complete the online request, make payment and collect your AHEGS from Student Support. An email will be sent to you once your AHEGS is ready for collection.

  • To be collected by a third party: Please specify in your request, email Student Support or phone +61 7 4631 2285 / 1800 007 252 if your AHEGS is to be collected by a third party. The authorised third party will need to provide photo identification when collecting your transcript

Your AHEGS will usually be posted within 5 working days of receiving the fully documented request and the payment. Please note that students with outstanding debts to the University are not able to purchase an AHEGS until the debt is paid in full.

Costs

Item Digital Cost   Print Cost  
 AHEGS $15.00 $25.00
 Standard Postage N/A $4.95
 Express Post within Australia   N/A $12.00
 Overseas Courier* N/A $25.00

*It is important to note that some international couriers do not deliver to post office (PO) box numbers.

Please note that your AHEGS will not be dispatched until full payment has been received. 

If you elect to collect your AHEGS in person you will not incur a postage charge.

Payment methods

You can pay via credit card from the link provided on your confirmation page. 

Once you have submitted a request, you may view and pay your invoice via UConnect > Student Centre > Finances tile > Charges Due menu item > Click the PDF invoice link.  There are a number of ways you can make payment:

Internet              Mail         In person

Phone               Third party payments

Digital AHEGS

If you purchase a digital AHEGS, it will be uploaded and accessed from the My eQuals portal. An email will be sent to your USQ student email address advising you that the document has been issued and provide you with instructions on how to register or log on to My eQuals depending on whether you are a first-time or returning user. Find out more about My eQuals.  

Other important information

If you order an Official transcript and AHEGS in the same request and they are to be sent in one envelope, you need to tick “Send Academic Transcript and AHEGS together”.

AHEGS cannot be faxed, scanned or emailed to students. If you would like your AHEGS faxed to a University Admissions centre, the hard copy must also be dispatched to the University address.

The University cannot be responsible for AHEGS delayed or lost in the mail once the parcel has been posted.

You can view the status of your request for a copy of your Official Academic Transcript and AHEGS online (UConnect > Student Centre > Online Requests tile > Current Requests menu item > click the Online Request record to view the status.