Policy

Student Fees - Policy

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1. Purpose and Objectives

Payment of fees to the university may be required for any of the following—

a) examinations;

b) attendance at lectures and classes of the university;

c) the use of university facilities;

d) administrative and miscellaneous charges

e) goods and services that are provided in conjunction with a course or program in compliance with HESA 19-37 (3)

This policy complies with the terms of the Higher Education Support Act 2003 and the Higher Education Provider Guidelines.

2. Definitions, Terms, Acronyms

Course - means a discrete portion of a program that has a distinct name, code and unit value.

Fee - means any fee or charge payable under the Fee Rules or for ancillary or incidental fees permitted under HESA.

Program - means a program of study offered by the university, the completion of which entitles a person to an award conferred by the senate.

3. Policy Scope/Coverage

This policy applies to all staff and prospective / current / former students at The University of Queensland.

4. Policy Statement

The University will set fees under the Fee Rules.

Enrolment is not valid until fees are paid:

1. A person is not taken to be enrolled in a course or program until all fees payable by the person for the course or program have been paid.

2. Subsection (3) applies if a person enrolled in a course or program proposes a change in relation to the enrolment.

3. If an additional amount is payable in relation to the change proposed, the change is not taken to have effect until the additional amount has been paid.

See the University Fee Rules for more information.

Chapter 8 of the Higher Education Provider Guidelines allows a provider to charge for goods and services that are provided in conjunction with a course or program that meet the requirements of HESA 19-37 (3), see PPL Incidental and Ancillary Fees Levied on Students – Procedures for criteria.

Refunds must be made to international students in accordance with provisions of the ESOS Act and National Code, University Fee Rules and PPL Financial Management Practices (9.35.01).

Custodians
Academic Registrar
Mr Mark Erickson

Forms

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Change of Status from Fee-Paying International to Fee-Paying Domestic Student - Form

Change of Status from Fee-Paying International to Fee-Paying Domestic Student - Form

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Description: 

International students complete this form to apply for enrolment as a domestic full fee-paying student after being granted Australian Permanent Residency, a humanitarian visa, Australian citizenship or New Zealand citizenship.

Custodians
Academic Registrar
Mr Mark Erickson
Student Fees Refund Request - Form

Student Fees Refund Request - Form

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Description: 

This form is available in .pdf or .Word format.

Custodians
Academic Registrar
Mr Mark Erickson
Custodians
Academic Registrar
Mr Mark Erickson
Custodians
Academic Registrar
Mr Mark Erickson