Fees

As a student at Flinders University the amount you will pay for your course will depend on whether you are a:

In addition to your course fees you may need to pay for textbooks and readings, stationery, equipment (such as lab coats), and fieldwork. You may also need to consider transport, parking, relocation and accommodation costs.

If you are an Australian citizen and permanent humanitarian visa holders who pay all or part (at least $500) of their student contribution amount by the due date, you are eligible for a 10% discount (subject to the passage of legislation). No discounts are available to New Zealand citizens or Permanent Residents.

Note: The 10% discount is subject to legislative changes under consideration and, in the event that legislation is passed, discounts may not apply from 2015.

Student services and amenities fee

Flinders University charges a compulsory student services and amenities fee, in accordance with the Higher Education Legislation Amendment (Student Services and Amenities) Bill 2010.  The cost will be no more than $286 per student in 2015, less for part-time and some external students.

Make sure you pay your student services and amenities fees or apply for a SA-HELP loan by the due date.

Australian citizens and students holding a permanent humanitarian visa will be eligible to apply for an SA-HELP loan. (via the Student Information System).

See student services and amenities fee for the detailed fee schedule and SA-HELP information.


Download your Invoice/Fee Account

The University will not send you an invoice. You will need to download your Fee Account online and ensure your fees are paid by the due date.

Log in to the Student Information System using your Flinders Student ID number and password, and click on the 'My Finances' tab.  From there you will be able to view outstanding and historical transactions, pay outstanding fees and request a copy of your Fee Account by email.

Your Fee Account is updated immediately if you make changes to your enrolment and shows the relevant due dates for all outstanding charges.  Fee must be paid by the stated due date. Failure to do so may result in sanctions and/or cancellation of your enrolment.

If you need a Tax Invoice to provide to any employer, contact Student Finance Services.


How to pay

The following payment options are available to you:

1. Online – log in to the Student Information System, select ‘My Finances’ then the relevant 'View/Pay' option. Use your credit card (Visa or MasterCard) to pay your account. Payment may take 2-3 days to process.

2. BPAY® – Contact your participating bank to make a payment directly from your cheque, savings account or credit card (Visa or MasterCard). The University Biller Code is 53181. Have your Payment Reference Number (on your Fee Account) ready.

3. Mail – Make cheques or money orders payable to Flinders University and mail to the Cashiers Office, GPO Box 2100, Adelaide SA 5001. You must quote your Student ID number on the reverse of your cheque/money order.


Know when your classes start

Make sure you know when classes commence. Some classes are held in alternating weeks or may not start until later in the semester. Print your timetable from the My Timetable section of the Student Information System.

Flinders University’s Plaza Redevelopment and creation of a Student Hub are now under way. Make sure you allow extra time to get to classes initially due to some areas on campus being affected by building works. For more information about the new Plaza and Student Hub, check out the Flinders Future Focus website.


Obtain your student ID Card

Your student ID card is required to borrow books from the Library, store credits required for photocopying and printing, attend examinations, obtain an academic transcript, obtain student concessions from transport and businesses (including those on campus), access Flinders University buildings and for attendance at student organised functions.

You must be enrolled in order to obtain a card, which will show your full or part-time status for the year. For information on how to obtain a student ID card please visit the Library's University ID Cards page.

If you already have a Flinders University ID card, then you can obtain a 2015 enrolment sticker from the Student Centre. During Orientation Week, stickers are available from the Enrolment Services stand in the Humanities Courtyard.  Stickers are also available in the Enrolment Support Centre, located in the Library, up until the last day to enrol. After the last day to enrol, stickers are only available from Enrolment Services in the Student Centre.

Note: If you only have semester 2 enrolment, your student ID card will be available in July 2015.


Getting to Flinders

Flinders University’s Plaza Redevelopment and creation of a Student Hub are now under way. Please look out for signage to help you navigate the central buildings of our Bedford Park campus during the construction works.  You can stay updated on the current construction works on campus by visiting the Construction updates page.

Public transport information can be found at the Getting to Flinders page or at the Adelaide Metro website. Information on car pooling, car parking and parking permits is available at the Parking on Campus page.


Investigate scholarships

A wide range of University, government and non-government scholarships are available to students.  Selection is normally based on academic merit and demonstrated need. See the Scholarships website for more information.


Know your rights and responsibilities as a student

  • Keep your contact details up-to-date

    Keep your personal details on the Student Information System up-to-date at all times, in particular your address, telephone number and emergency contacts.

  • Read your University email regularly

    Your University email is used for enrolment and study-related communication so make sure you check it regularly.

  • Student Related Policies and Procedures

    All students are expected to familiarise themselves with the policies and procedures relating to study at Flinders University. Matters such as student conduct, assessment, academic integrity, computer facility rules, and prizes and awards are detailed there.

  • Equal Opportunity Policies and Procedures

    Flinders University values and respects the social, cultural and linguistic diversity of its community and encourages inclusive practices in order to provide an environment that is creative, innovative, flexible and productive. If you are feeling harassed or discriminated against, make contact with an Equal Opportunity Contact Officer or call the Student Equal Opportunity Advisor on (08) 8201 2118.