Remember when you're considering how much university is going to cost there is more to add to the budget than just course fees and general living expenses.
Other costs include:
- Fees for student activities
- Student services and amenities fees
- Transport if you are living off campus
- Text books, the cost of which will vary depending on the subjects you choose. You can probably find out what books you need from the department you want to enrol with and get a price from the Co-Op Bookshop on campus.
You may want to contact the relevant department at Macquarie for any other costs such as excursions.
The Government offers many different support payments and allowances such as:
These are generally administered by Centrelink.
If you are unsure about whether you qualify for government financial assistance, contact Centrelink.
If you still need extra money, you could consider getting a part-time job. There are a variety of opportunities for casual, part-time and vacation work within the University and local businesses.
For more information about employment opportunities and job seeking assistance, contact the Career Development Centre.
Manage your money
Learn more about the financial side of studying at Make Your Mark.