What is the Student Services and Amenities Fee?

On 11th October 2011 the Australian Parliament passed legislation allowing universities and other higher education providers to charge a fee for student services and amenities of a non-academic nature.

This fee is used to provide and enhance services on campus for the benefit of the student experience. View University of Queensland 2017 SSAF fees.

Who Receives the Funds?

The funds received from the SSAF is divided up by The University of Queensland and allocated to services as defined in the Higher Education Legislation Amendment which includes but is not limited to;

  • Advocacy
  • Campus Culture
  • Clubs & Societies
  • Colleges
  • Semper Floreat
  • Student Services
  • Sporting and recreational activities

How the SSAF is split

The Government is committed to ensuring the consultation universities take with students is genuine, and that students have a proper say in how the compulsory Student Services Amenities Fee is spent.

Universities are required to have a formal process of consultation with your elected student representatives here at UQ Union. Typically the SSAF is divided between UQ Sport, UQ Advantage, UQ Health Services and UQU, your student union.



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