Published: 6 September 2018
If you commenced your studies at UNSW this semester, then you are required to provide the University with proof of your citizenship or residency status.
Verifying your citizenship ensures that you enrol in the right type of fee place and confirms your eligibility for government assistance, e.g. HECS-HELP.
In line with the Higher Education Support Act 2003, UNSW, as the Higher Education Provider, has responsibility for advising students of their eligibility for Commonwealth Government Support.
As part of this responsibility, UNSW requires all domestic student eligible to access Commonwealth Government support to provide evidence of their Residency/Citizenship status in their first semester of study.
You are considered a domestic student if you are:
Evidence should be in the form of your:
If you have not yet provided proof of your citizenship or residency you will receive an email advising you of what you need to do. Your documents need to be received no later than 20 August 2018.
For further information or advice please do not hesitate to contact Student Central.
Student Central, Lower Ground Floor, Chancellery Building (next to the Library Lawn)