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Higher Education Loan Programme (HELP)

Eligible domestic students now have access to deferred payment arrangements through the new Higher Education Loan Programme (HELP).

There are three types of HELP loans available to students:

  • HECS-HELP Available to eligible Commonwealth supported students to cover all or part of their student contribution amount.
  • FEE-HELP Available to eligible fee-paying students to cover all or part of their tuition fees.
  • OS-HELP (For undergraduates only) Available to assist eligible undergraduate Commonwealth supported students undertake some of their course of study overseas.

For further information, refer to the Federal Government's Going to Uni website.

Source: Department of Education, Science and Training (DEST), Analysis and Planning Unit