Higher Education Support Act 2003

Chapter 3 - Assistance to students  

PART 3-2 - HECS-HELP ASSISTANCE  

Division 93 - How are amounts of HECS-HELP assistance worked out?  

SECTION 93-5   Student contribution amounts  

93-5(1)  


A person's student contribution amount for a unit of study is the amount worked out as follows:


The persons's      
student contribution amount
for a place in the unit    
× The *EFTSL value
    of the unit

where the person's student contribution amount for a place in the unit is:


(a) if only one student contribution amount has been determined for places in the unit under subsection 19-87(2) - that student contribution amount; or


(b) if more than one student contribution amount has been determined for places in the unit under that subsection - the student contribution amount determined under that subsection that applies to the person.

93-5(2)  
A person's *student contribution amount for a place in a unit must not exceed the *maximum student contribution amount for a place in the unit.

93-5(3)  
A person's student contribution amount for a unit of study is nil if the person undertakes the unit as part of an *enabling course. This subsection has effect despite subsection (1).

93-5(4)  
If an amount worked out by using the formula in subsection (1) is an amount made up of dollars and cents, round the amount down to the nearest dollar.




This information is provided by CCH Australia Limited Link opens in new window. View the disclaimer and notice of copyright.