Summer Semester is an optional third semester for UQ students, or an opportunity to discover new knowledge and skills for non-UQ students.

5. Fees

If you're a domestic UQ student or cross-institutional student, you may be eligible to defer upfront payments using HECS-HELP or FEE-HELP.

If you have any questions, please contact a Student Centre.

Commonwealth Supported students

You may be eligible to enrol in Summer Semester as a Commonwealth Supported student if:

  • you meet course eligibility requirements, and
  • the course will count for credit towards your degree / program.

Submit a new HECS-HELP eCAF if you are:

  • a cross-institutional student from another university and you are approved to enrol as a Commonwealth Supported student at UQ,
  • a current UQ Commonwealth Supported student and you want to change your existing method of payment,
  • commencing in a Commonwealth Supported Place in a new program in Summer Semester, or
  • you are newly eligible for a HECS-HELP loan.

More information is available about HECS-HELP

All other applicants 

Tuition fee-paying students include:

  • international students,
  • non-award students,
  • most domestic postgraduate students,
  • some domestic undergraduate students (e.g. current UQ students who have recently gained permanent residency and do not have a Commonwealth Supported Place).

Domestic fee-paying students may be eligible for FEE-HELP

How to make a payment

See the How to Pay page for information about payment methods.