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- financial advice,
- food services, sporting and recreational activities,
- student advocacy and legal services (opens external site).
The services provided through the SSAF funding are made available to all UTS students regardless of their circumstances. It is up to each individual student to choose their level of engagement with these services.
The SSAF applies to all UTS Students, and is levied for both Autumn and Spring sessions to all domestic and international students. The fee will be charged per session at:
- $147 for full-time students (18 credit points and above, or a study load of 0.375 EFTSL and above)
- $73.50 for part-time students (17 credit points and below, or a study load of 0.374 EFTSL and below)
- Distance Mode
- Moore Park Precinct (in 2017 only)
- In-Country Studies
- Study Abroad
|STUDENT||AUTUMN and calendar b autumn DUE DATEs||SPRING and calendar b spring DUE DATEs|
|Coursework students||21 April||5 September|
|Higher Degree by Research students||15 May||20 October|
The SSAF is charged separately to your tuition fees with a different due date. You will receive an email at the start of semester advising your eInvoice is available in from My Student Admin. It is important you pay this by the due date.
The SSAF cannot be deferred through HECS-HELP or FEE-HELP. Students must ensure they have submitted an approved ‘Request for SA-HELP assistance’ form prior to the due date.
Cross institutional students are only eligible to access SA-HELP at their home institution. They must pay the SSAF upfront for subjects taken at the host institution.
ActivateUTS 2015 Spending
SSAF contributes in many ways to the student experience at UTS, and more and more students are getting involved. More than 17,000 students belong to clubs and societies at UTS, which number 100. There was a 21% increase over the previous year in students getting involved in Activate Sport activities. The following figures indicate the SSAF contribution to funding all of these student engagement activities.
ActivateUTS funded activities, events and programs
Providing food and drink to students on campus
Subsidy of 10% discount to students on campus at Activate UTS outlets as well as providing extended hours of service.
Supporting sporting or other recreational activity by students
Funding for delivery of UTS sports clubs, student subsidies, Elite Athlete Program and recreation for UTS students
Support for the administration of student clubs
Additional grants for ActivateUTS social and cultural clubs to enable them to host programs, activities and events that engage a broader student population on campus
Promoting the health and welfare of students
Subsidy for students to join ActivateFIT on Harris including All Abilities Program;
Supporting debating by students
Support for students representing UTS in debating
Supporting an artistic activity by students
Arts support and awards
Supporting the production and dissemination to students of media whose content is provided by students;
improving media content for students across campus and improving the resources allocated to the ActivateUTS Communications and Marketing team
Giving students information to help them in their orientation;
Information for 130+ clubs and 4500 packs for students at Orientation
Repairs and maintenance
Ensures ActivateUTS maintains modern, attractive spaces so members of the diverse student community can socialise and interact.
Provision of social activities that focus on part-time and postgraduate students - 58% increase achieved.
Note: UTS Students Association figures on SSAF expenditure in 2015 are to be provided.