Higher Education Support Act 2003

Chapter 2 - Grants for higher education assistance etc  

PART 2-2 - COMMONWEALTH GRANT SCHEME  

Division 33 - How are grant amounts worked out?  

Subdivision 33-B - Total basic grant amounts  

SECTION 33-30   Working out the number of Commonwealth supported places provided  

33-30(1)  


The number of Commonwealth supported places that a higher education provider has provided in respect of *non-grandfathered students during a particular year is a number equal to the number worked out as follows: Method statement

Step 1.

For each unit of study (other than any unit that is an *ineligible work experience unit for a *non-grandfathered student) that the provider provided that had its *census date during the year, multiply:

  • (a) the *EFTSL value of the unit; by
  • (b) the number of non-grandfathered students enrolled with the provider in that unit as *Commonwealth supported students.

  • Step 2.

    Add together all of the amounts worked out under step 1.

    33-30(1A)  


    The number of Commonwealth supported places that a higher education provider has provided in respect of *grandfathered students during a particular year is a number equal to the number worked out as follows: Method statement

    Step 1.

    For each unit of study (other than any unit that is an *ineligible work experience unit for a *grandfathered student) that the provider provided that had its *census date during the year, multiply:

  • (a) the *EFTSL value of the unit; by
  • (b) the number of grandfathered students enrolled with the provider in that unit as *Commonwealth supported students.

  • Step 2.

    Add together all of the amounts worked out under step 1.

    33-30(2)  
    For the purposes of this section, if:


    (a) a unit of study provided by the provider forms part of more than one *course of study; and


    (b) the provider determines under subsection 169-28(2) an *EFTSL value of the unit for each such course;

    the unit is taken to be a different unit of study in respect of each such course.

    33-30(3)  


    To work out the *number of Commonwealth supported places that a higher education provider has provided as mentioned in an item of column 1 of the following table, apply the method statement in subsection (1) or (1A) (as the case requires) to the units of study mentioned in column 2 of that item.


    Working out the number of Commonwealth supported places provided
    Item Column 1
    To work out the number of Commonwealth supported places provided in [mldr ]
    Column 2
    apply the method statement in subsection (1) or (1A) (as the case requires) to [mldr ]
    1 a *funding cluster or a *grandfathered funding cluster part units provided by the provider in the funding cluster or the grandfathered funding cluster part.
    2 *higher education courses in a *funding cluster or a *grandfathered funding cluster part units provided by the provider in the funding cluster, or the grandfathered funding cluster part, in those courses.
    3 *designated higher education courses in a *funding cluster units provided by the provider in the funding cluster in those courses.
    4 demand driven higher education courses in a *funding cluster or a *grandfathered funding cluster part units provided by the provider in the funding cluster, or the grandfathered funding cluster part, in those courses.




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