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Student services and amenities fee

The Student Services and Amenities Fee (SSAF) is a compulsory fee approved by the Australian Government (see the Higher Education Legislation Amendment (Student Services and Amenities) Act 2011).

The purpose of the SSAF is to provide student services and amenities beyond those required for the academic work of the University.

At ECU, proceeds from the SSAF are allocated to a range of services and initiatives in areas including; health, counselling, sport and recreation, social clubs and societies, student welfare, careers advice, student advocacy, orientation, production and dissemination to students of media, and student representation.

SSAF 2021 rates are currently pending passage of legislation for 2021.

2021 Student Services and Amenities Fee

DOMESTIC

Bi-Annual Fee

NOTE

Full-time*

Part-time

On-Campus students **

$156.50

$78.25

Australian Citizens and permanent humanitarian visa holders

are eligible for a SA-HELP Loan to defer payment of the fee

Off-Campus students

$46.95

Accelerated Periods$18.78Flat rate per period of $18.78

Non-Award

Full-timePart-time

Not eligible for a SA-HELP Loan

On-Campus students **$156.50$78.25

Off-Campus students

$46.95

Vocational Education & Training

(VET) WAAPA VET

Annual Fee

Full-time*

Part-time

$313

$156.50

Cross-Institutional students

$156.50

$78.25

Not eligible for a SA-HELP Loan

Unless evidence is provided to studentadministration@ecu.edu.au

to demonstrate that SSAF has already been paid at their home institution.

Enabling Courses  

Including University Preparation Course (UPC)

$0 

* Full-time means a study load of at least 75% of the normal full-time student load for the relevant period (six monthly)

** Enrolment in one or more On Campus units will incur the On Campus fee.

SSAF is not chargeable to International Students.
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