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ACT (the Act)

The Higher Education Support Act 2003 (HESA) primarily provides for the Commonwealth to give financial support for higher education and certain vocational education and training:

  • through grants and other payments made largely to higher education providers; and
  • through financial assistance to students (usually in the form of loans).

This glossary item applies to the collection types:
  • Higher Education Student Collection
  • Higher Education Staff Collection
  • VET Collections
  • University Applications and Offers Collection