Financial Assistance

Financial Assistance

These pages provide information on available financial assistance.

Government schemes for domestic students

Commonwealth assistance


Centrelink payments

Abstudy, Austudy, Youth Allowance and Pensioner Education Supplement

(NDIS) National Disability Insurance Scheme

Are you living with disability and wanting to register for the NDIS?


Loans, plans and scholarships

Student loans

To cover the costs of unforeseen circumstances

Payment plans

Temporary fee assistance for non-Commonwealth assisted students in financial hardship


Apply for scholarships including travel/exchange, honours, merit and equity.


Travel concession

Travel concessions with Opal Card

Allows eligible students to access fares at a reduced price for travel on transport services.


Jobs and employment

Job opportunities

As a UNSW student, you have access to a large number of employment opportunities.


Staff discount for UNSW courses and programs

Employee Education Discount

Staff may be eligible for a discount on UNSW courses and programs. You can find out more information on the Human Resources portal.