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About the financial assistance service

The financial assistance service can assist a UTS student who is currently enrolled in an award course in a number of ways:

  • Interest-free student loans for international and local students with small-item (up to $500), short-term cashflow problems
  • Emergency cash for the immediate crises (up to $50)
  • Information on equity-based scholarships and grants available from UTS
  • Information on 'government loans', including HECS HELP, FEE HELP, and SA HELP
  • Budgeting assistance
  • Tax Help service
  • Advice and financial assistance for local students having difficulties with continuing your studies because of financial hardship
  • Computer hardware and software for students on a low-income with substantiated needs
  • Advocacy on Centrelink (opens an external site) student income payment benefits
  • Putting you in touch with external professionals, agencies, financial counsellors, ombudsmen, welfare rights groups.... when comprehensive assistance is required