Live on campus and need some extra financial help?
If you're a local student in UTS Housing and struggling on low income and/or on a Centrelink benefit, you may be eligible for a weekly subsidy to your UTS on-campus rent.
UTS offers a Housing Rental Subsidy, dependent on funds raised for this program.
We encourage students on a Centrelink or similar low income to apply. However, UTS cannot assure all applicants of an award each session. Students should ensure that they can cover the cost of the rent for the period of the lease in the event that there is no rental subsidy awarded to them.
|New undergraduate students||
New students in their first session at UTS can be pre-assessed now, with any eventual award starting after census date of their first session/semester. New students enrolling in an undergraduate or post graduate course at UTS are required to:
You will need to be an Australian citizen or holder of a permanent or humanitarian visa and
How to apply?
For continuing students, subsidies will be considered according to each individual applicant's circumstance and may be awarded at any time following your application and assessment. You may be eligible if you meet the following base-criteria:
Applications are assessed on a case-by-case basis and in accordance with our assessment guidelines.
Awarded subsidy amounts may vary from one session to another, and is dependent on the fund pool available and the number of eligible applications received.
How to apply?
- Complete the online application form
- you will be required to supply a copy of your License Agreement with UTS Housing
- Book an appointment with UTS Financial Assistance (9514 1177)
- Attend an assessment appointment with the UTS Financial Assitance Service.
- you will be required to provide copies of your bank account transactions for the past three months