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Tuition Fee

A fee chargeable in respect of the cost of teaching and related services, administration and capital facilities relating to unit of study for a course of the higher education provider in which a student is enrolled at the higher education provider, or (where those units for that course are being undertaken in an off‑shore entity) that part of the tuition fee which the higher education provider is to receive from an off‑shore entity.

The fee may be paid by the student or by another person, agency or organisation on behalf of the student.

Excludes fees collected as or in lieu of fees for student associations or student unions.

Excludes fees paid by an employer for a place fully funded by an employer.

Excludes payments for a HECS liability.


This glossary item applies to the collection types:
  • Higher Education Student Collection