Changes to tertiary concession fares

Student Services
Published
The Tertiary Transport Concession Card has been removed and is no longer required. Students in South East Queensland can now apply online for tertiary concession fares on their go card. To be eligible for tertiary concession fares students must meet all of the following eligibility criteria: carry a student ID (issued by a Queensland institution […]

An invite for Carers to join us for morning tea!

Student Services
Published
National Carers week is 11 – 17 October and to celebrate we are inviting all student carers to join us for a free morning tea.  You are also welcome to join us at our stalls. We hope to see you there! Nathan campus 13 Oct: Stall 10 – 1 at Campus Heart; MT 10.30 – […]

Proposed changes to Student Start-up scholarship

Student Services
Published
Subject to the passage of legislation, from semester 2, 2014, new higher education students in receipt of Youth Allowance, Austudy or ABSTUDY will be ineligible for the Student Start-up Scholarship (SSS). Instead, these students will be eligible for equivalent Income Contingent Loans, totalling up to $2,050 per year, to help them pay for up-front costs […]

Money Smart budget planner

Student Services
Published
Check out the MoneySmart Budget Planner to help work out where your money is going and how you can save. https://www.moneysmart.gov.au/tools-and-resources/calculators-and-tools/budget-planner

Proposed Changes to Student Start-up Scholarship

Student Services
Published
Higher Education Savings Announcement:  Subject to the passage of legislation, from 1 January 2014, new higher education students in receipt of Youth Allowance, Austudy or ABSTUDY will be ineligible for the Student Start-up Scholarship (SSS). Instead, these students will be eligible for equivalent Income Contingent Loans, totalling up to $2,050 per year, to  help them […]

Proposed Changes to HECS-HELP Upfront Discount and Voluntary Payment Bonus

Student Services
Published
Higher Education Savings Announcement:  Subject to the passage of legislation, the Government will remove the upfront discount of 10% for students enrolled in Commonwealth supported places that pay their student contributions upfront and the voluntary HELP repayment bonus of 5%. These changes are subject amendments being made to the Higher Education Support Act 2003 and […]