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Earning more in semester break? Make sure you report your extra income

3 April 2019

You can report your income online or through the Express Plus Centrelink app.

Have you moved so you can study?

3 April 2019

If you get a student payment from us, you might also get extra help for accommodation and living costs.

Plan for your future during Youth Week 2019

29 March 2019

Not sure what to do next? Explore your education, training and career options in Youth Week.

Medicare gets a refresh

19 March 2019

We’ve improved our site to make it better for you. Let us know what you think.

Are there changes to any of your study details?

6 March 2019

You need to tell us now because it could affect your payment.

Claim Pensioner Education Supplement before your course starts

6 March 2019

You can submit your claim up to 13 weeks before starting your course. We’ll pay you from the first day you’re eligible.

Don’t fall for a scam

5 March 2019

Know how to pick fake emails, fake text messages and fake websites.

Spend some time managing your money

5 March 2019

The costs of studying can add up. Check what money you might get and create a budget to better manage it.

We’ll be closed for the Easter and Anzac Day 2019 public holidays

25 February 2019

Your reporting and payment arrangements may change when we close.

If you’re moving away to study, you may get Fares Allowance

18 February 2019

Fares Allowance is a payment that can help with the costs of travel if you study away from your home.

Have you applied for a Student Start-up Loan?

11 February 2019

You’ll get the payment soon, so keep an eye on your bank account.

Keep track of your student claim after you submit it online

6 February 2019

Get updates on how your student claim is going using your Centrelink online account or electronic messaging.

Make the most of O Week on and off campus

4 February 2019

There’s lots to take in during O Week. Set yourself up for the year with our tips on staying connected.

Stay safe from being hacked. Use strong passwords

1 February 2019

Forgot to make a New Year’s resolution? It’s not too late to start making strong passwords a good habit.

Confirm your identity for a student payment

1 February 2019

Do you know how to prove your identity before making a student claim? We can guide you through it.