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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:

Charges can also apply to certain administrative actions, for example:


Action  2017 Fee
Replacement of a graduate's testamur (certificate)   AUD75 plus delivery*
Appeal against an awarded final grade (to be refunded if appeal is successful)  N/A
A copy of a student's own marked examination script  AUD30
A copy of student's own official Academic Transcript  AUD25 per copy plus delivery
An official copy of graduate's own AHEGS (Australian Higher Education Graduation Statement) statement  AUD25 per copy plus delivery*
Appeal against failure to grant an exemption  N/A
To test out of a course after having been denied an exemption  N/A
Extension of time to pay tuition/direct fees  AUD150
Graduation Ceremony fee  AUD110
Completion Letter  AUD15 per copy plus delivery*
Other customised letters  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*

* $4.95 - standard post within Australia; $12 - Express post within Australia; $25 - TNT Courier overseas


 Service  2017 Fee
Student Services Amenities Fee  $36.75 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.