This area concentrates on some of the financial issues associated with working and tertiary study.
See the “UAC Guide.” Find the section on Course Costs and Financial Assistance Part 1 Section 7 for more information.
CENTRELINK Payments while studying or training
YOUTH ALLOWANCE Financial assistance is provided by Centrelink for students studying full-time and part-time. It is subject to income and assets tests.
ACCOMMODATION Most universities provide some accommodation for the students in colleges or residences. Contact the individual institution for details. Most university websites have information about colleges for students. Apply early for colleges at the different universities to which you have applied. Do not leave your application until you have received an offer.
FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE Most universities have financial assistance offices where students can find out information about loan funds and bursaries which assist students who experience financial difficulties.