Fees for additional subsidised qualifications and courses
Important information for TAFE fee concessions
If you are a vocational education student, you may be entitled to a concessionon your fees if you are in a government funded place and you meet theeligibility criteria. In general, you are eligible if you have a validconcession card issued by Centrelink and presented at the time of enrolment. Acard is deemed to be valid where the card start date is before or on yourfirst scheduled class. You must present the original of your valid concessioncard when you enrol. If you have applied for, but not received, yourconcession card then you are permitted to present a letter from Centrelinkcalled ‘Confirmation of Concession Card Entitlement’ that confirms you havesubmitted your application and been approved for your concession card. Thisletter from Centrelink must be presented at the time of your enrolment.
Fee for service courses
Many TAFE NSW courses are offered on a fee-for-service basis.If a course is being offered on a fee-for-service basis, the price will bedisplayed as part of the course details. More information may also beavailable under the fee details section for your course.* * *
Fees for additional subsidised qualifications and courses
As the State’s public provider TAFE NSW provides training and services forspecific groups to meet government priorities outside the Smart and Skilledprogram. Courses are offered across the key programs of: * TAFE NSW HSC Studies and Educational Pathways * Certificate IV in Tertiary Preparation (TPC) * Aboriginal Education and Language qualifications * Foundation Skills for Learner DriversClick here for more information on the student fees for these courses.* * *
Students who hold a humanitarian visa, a bridging visa (BVA,BVB,BVC,BVD,BVE)who has applied for a humanitarian visa, temporary humanitarian stay visa ortemporary humanitarian concern visa, and are commencing in NSW governmentsubsidised training, at Certificate I to Certificate IV level, on or after 1January 2017 will be eligible to have their Student Fee waived. Additionaldetail is at Temporary Visa holder page.
Students who live or work in NSW and who receive one or more eligibleCommonwealth benefits or allowances at the time of their enrolment may beeligible to pay the Smart and Skilled concession fee for their qualificationrather than the relevant Smart and Skilled student fee.Smart and Skilled concession fees are available for Certificate I toCertificate IV qualifications, and are not available for Diploma or AdvancedDiploma qualifications.If you are eligible for a Smart and Skilled concession fee and aged between 15years and 30 years, you may also be eligible to receive the Smart and SkilledFee-Free Scholarship.Eligible benefits include: * Age Pension * Austudy * Carer Payment * Exceptional Circumstances Relief Payment * Family Tax Benefit Part A (maximum rate) * Farm Household Allowance * Newstart Allowance* * Parenting Payment (Single) * Sickness Allowance* * Special Benefit * Veterans’ Affairs Payments * Veterans’ Children Education Scheme * Widow Allowance* * Widow ‘B’ Pension* * Wife Pension * Youth AllowanceIf you are a recipient of an eligible benefit or allowance, the concession feemay also be available to your dependent child, spouse or partner.To complete your enrolment, a check of your CRN will be made with Centrelinkto validate your eligibility for a concession fee. The consent andauthorisation for validating your CRN with Centrelink is given when acceptingthe conditions of your enrolment.In some circumstances, you may need to fill in the TAFE NSW Concession Feeapplication form, and provide documentation to support your application. (Yourdocumentation may be provided via the Centrelink/Express Plus mobile app.* Indicates that in March 2020, these benefits will be consolidated into to a new Jobseeker Payment.I did not get the ATAR/OP/RankDidn’t get the school mark you wanted? Don’t panic, there are many ways to getinto ACU. We’ve gathered a list of pathways and entry programs on this page.See if any might work for you.
Start at one campus, finish at another. Our presence across four states andterritories frees you up to apply at a campus with a more flexible entry rank.You can then apply to transfer to another campus offering the same course.Find out more about internal transfers* * *
Gold Coast campus
The Gold Coast campus is located in the Gold Coast suburb of Southport. Set innative bushland, on the land of the Aboriginal Yugambeh and Kombumerripeoples, this campus plays host to over 18,200 students from all overAustralia and the world. It is Griffith University’s largest campus.The campus has seen significant growth and development over the last fewyears, with the opening of the $150 million Griffith Health Centre and theneighbouring Gold Coast University Hospital in 2013, and the launch of the $38million Griffith Business School building in 2014. The campus is serviced bytwo Gold Coast light rail (G:link) stations, and is a major interchange forbus routes.
Logan is Griffith University’s community-focused campus. Hosting almost 2500students, the campus offers degrees in human services and social work, nursingand midwifery, business and commerce, education and information technology.The campus has strong connections with the local community, hosting numeroussporting and cultural events throughout the year.
Nathan, Griffith’s foundation campus, is situated in tranquil, native bushlandon the edge of Toohey Forest and less than 10 kilometres from the BrisbaneCBD. Nathan hosts over 13,000 students and offers degrees in business andgovernment, engineering and information technology, environment, humanitiesand languages, law, and science and aviation.The buildings at the Nathan campus were designed to fit into the environmentby Roger Kirk Johnson the founding architectural designer of the campus,following the slope of the land and using architectural means of cooling.The library building was designed by Robin Gibson and won the first nationalaward for library design. The clusters of buildings, sports facilities,bushland reserves and recreational areas are connected by integrated networksof walking paths. On the northern edge of the campus lies the Dunn Memorial, afitting tribute.In 2013, the six-star, green-rated Sir Samuel Griffith Centre was opened onthe Nathan campus. The building operates off the grid and is powered by acombination of photovoltaics and hydrogen.The campus has two residential colleges for students and a range of sportingfacilities.
Mount Gravatt campus
Queensland Conservatorium of MusicThe Mount Gravatt campus, adjacent to the Nathan campus, hosts 4400 students.It is the university’s social sciences and humanities hub and the base forresearch into crucial social issues, including education and suicideprevention.Like Nathan, the campus is situated on the edge of Toohey Forest. The campusfeatures a recently upgraded aquatic and fitness centre, with a heated pooland indoor and outdoor recreation areas, co-located with a 16-court tenniscentre, a training oval, and basketball and netball courts. On-campus studentaccommodation is also available.
Griffith’s Digital campus, officially launched in 2018, offers over 100degrees that can be studied online. With over 20,000 students, the Digitalcampus is Griffith’s third largest and fastest growing campus. Griffithalso offers online degrees in partnership with Open Universities Australia,and free online courses through FutureLearn.
GUMURRII Student Support Unit
The GUMURRII Student Support Unit (SSU) is the heart of Griffith’sAboriginal and Torres Strait Islander community and is located on each ofGriffith’s five campuses.GUMURRII is a dedicated Student Support Unit for Aboriginal and Torres StraitIslander students. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander staff assist studentsfrom recruitment, to orientation providing undergraduate and postgraduatesupport through to graduation to afar.