Resources

The following is a list of all the resources that are associated with Higher Education Loan Program (HELP).

FEE-HELP Application Guide

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This application guide covers the requirements that applicants (the education providing organisations) must address to become approved loan scheme providers. For each requirement the guide provides a checklist of information.

Application form for the waiver of indexation on accumulated HELP debt

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Application form for the waiver of indexation on accumulated HELP debt for teachers working in very remote areas of Australia.

Instructions for drafters of the Deed of Financial Guarantee – Financial Viability template

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Instructions to assist Applicants and Approved Providers of FEE-HELP and VET FEE-HELP when drafting their Deed of Financial Guarantee - Financial Viability template

Statutory Declaration

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Senior Authorised Officers' Declaration is an overarching declaration to be signed by two Directors, or the Director and Secretary, of the body corporate applying to become a higher education provider (HEP).

Declaration of Compliance with Reporting Requirements

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The Declaration of Compliance with Reporting Requirements states a provider is willing and able to meet the ongoing data reporting requirements.

2021 Indexed Rates

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2021 Commonwealth contribution amounts, maximum student contribution amounts, FEE-HELP limit, maximum OS-HELP amounts, maximum SA-HELP fee and minimum indicative course fees for fee-paying overseas students.

2021 Allocation of units of study to funding clusters

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2021 Commonwealth contribution amounts and maximum student contribution amounts by discipline.

HELP Cost Recovery Implementation Statement

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The Cost Recovery Implementation Statement (CRIS) outlines the cost recovery activities for HECS-HELP and FEE-HELP programs and includes costs for each regulatory activity, and how the application fee and annual charge rates are expected to be det

Tuition Protection Fact Sheet

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Tuition protection - Questions and answers on future arrangements for higher education students and providers.

Fees Requirements Form

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The Higher Education Support Act 2003 and relevant legislative guidelines requires approved providers to meet a number of requirements that relate to fees. The Fee Requirements Form assists approved providers in completing this requirement.

Privacy Notice

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This ‘Privacy Notice’ describes how your personal information, for the purposes of entities being approved under the Higher Education Support Act 2003, is used.

2019 Indexed Rates

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2019 Commonwealth contribution amounts, maximum student contribution amounts, FEE-HELP limit, maximum OS-HELP amounts, maximum SA-HELP fee and minimum indicative course fees for fee-paying overseas students.

2018 Allocation of units of study to funding clusters

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2018 allocation of units of study to funding clusters and student contribution bands according to field of education codes.

2018 Indexed Rates

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2018 Commonwealth contribution amounts, maximum student contribution amounts, FEE-HELP limit, maximum OS-HELP amounts, maximum SA-HELP fee and minimum indicative course fees for fee-paying overseas students.

Fact sheet - Enhanced Compliance Measures

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From 1 January 2017, VET Student Loans commenced replacing the VET FEE‑HELP scheme for all new students.

Fact sheet - Information for current VET FEE-HELP providers

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The document Fact sheet - Information for current VET FEE-HELP providers is now out of date and is replaced by Fact sheet - VET FEE-HELP Grandfathering.

Fact sheet - Information for existing VET FEE-HELP students

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The document Fact sheet - Information for existing VET FEE-HELP students is now out of date and is replaced by Fact sheet - VET FEE-HELP Grandfathering.

Fact sheet - Information for new providers

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From 1 January 2017, VET Student Loans commenced replacing the VET FEE‑HELP scheme for all new students. The new student loans program will be affordable, sustainable and student-centred.

Fact sheet - VET Student Loans - Information for Students

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From 1 January 2017, VET Student Loans commenced replacing the VET FEE‑HELP  for all new students.

Financial Viability Instructions: Applicants and Providers of FEE-HELP

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The Financial Viability Instructions (FVI) inform applicants of the financial information that is required, the form in which it must be prepared and how financial viability will be assessed.