Fees and payment

Fees

Our SIBT program fees include free tuition and academic skills seminars, as well as student support, counselling, academic assistance and exclusive discounts and promotions.

Please see programme fees for international and domestic students below.

Program fees - international students

If you are an international student hoping to study at SIBT, the following fees apply. International students are also required to obtain Overseas Health Cover.

Program

2022 fee(A$)

2023 fee(A$)

Foundation Program (Standard)

$24,420

$24,420

Foundation Program (Extended)

$33,430

$33,800

Diploma of Arts

$28,700

$28,700

Diploma of Business Administration

$28,700

$30,800

Diploma of Engineering

$29,770

$32,500

Diploma of Information Technology

$28,920

$30,800

Diploma of Media & Communications

$28,040

$29,200

Unit Fees:

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Note: Students pay tuition fees per unit as they progress through their study. To secure a place at SIBT, students must pay the tuition fees for the first four units of study before their program begins. If a student is only completing three units in the first session, the fourth unit’s fees will remain as a credit on their account. Fees are correct as at the time of printing. SIBT reserves the right to vary its fees at any time.

Overseas Health Cover (OSHC)

International students also need to obtain Overseas Health Cover for the duration of their studies in advance of arriving in Australia. Students can expect to pay approximately A$594 per year of study (2017).

Click here for information and rates for Allianz, our recommended OSHC provider.

Program fees - domestic students

Australian citizens, Australian permanent residents, humanitarian visa holders and New Zealand citizens are classified as domestic students for SIBT program fee purposes.

Program

2022 fee(A$)

2023 fee(A$)

Foundation Program (Standard)

$21,220

$21,220

Diploma of Arts

$22,660

$23,600

Diploma of Business Administration

$22,660

$23,600

Diploma of Engineering

$23,690

$24,640

Diploma of Information Technology

$23,180

$24,200

Diploma of Media & Communications

$22,660

$23,600

Unit Fees:

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Note: Only Australian citizens and permanent humanitarian visa holders can access the FEE-HELP loan scheme. Australian permanent residents and New Zealand citizens are not eligible for FEE-HELP, these students pay tuition fees per unit as they progress through their study. To secure a place at SIBT, students must pay the tuition fees for the first four units of study before their program begins.

Non-tuition fees

Statement of Academic Record (Incomplete & Completed Course)

$30

Replacement Testamur

$50

Replacement Testamur due to change of name

$75

Reference Letters

$20

Replacement ID card

$25

Late enrolment fee

$250

EFTSL value

Your Effective Full Time Student Load (EFTSL) value for each session is:

  • Each unit of study in an SIBT Diploma is equal to 0.125 EFTSL
  • Full Time Diploma Program at SIBT, with 8 units equals 1 EFTSL
  • Full Time Standard Foundation Program at SIBT, with 8 units equals 1 EFTSL
  • Full Time Extended Foundation Program at SIBT, with 12 units equals 1.5 EFTSL

Financial help

Financial help, such as Youth Allowance, Austudy and Abstudy, may be available for domestic students while they study. For more information visit www.centrelink.gov.au

Payment options

In order to accept your offer at SIBT, it is necessary to pay the fees and charges due as indicated in the Letter of Offer. This will include course fees plus the Overseas Student Health Cover charge (if applicable). Student must sign and return Acceptance Form along with payment or a completed FEE-HELP form.

Students who may be eligible for FEE-HELP:

  • Australian Citizens or;
  • New Zealand Special Category Visa holder who meets the long term residency requirement or;
  • Permanent Humanitarian Visa Holders

Students have a number of options when it comes to paying your SIBT tuition fees.

Refunds

If you require a refund of your fees, you will need to notify us in writing as soon as possible. You will need to provide your Confirmation of Enrolment, along with the mailing address of where you would like your refund to go. 

Your refund will depend on your refund reason, and how you quickly you notify us in writing about your refund request. 

Click here to view our Refund Policy and click here to view our Refund Request Form.

Payment options

Please ensure that all fees are paid in Australian dollars and that you include your Student ID as a reference on all payments. Depending on the method of payment additional banking charges may apply.

Convera GlobalPay for Students

Make a Payment

At SIBT we use Convera GlobalPay for Students to make it easier for you to pay your international tuition fee payment. You can pay from your bank account with a telegraphic transfer or use a credit card.

Why choose Convera:        

  • Students, parents, and sponsors can use this platform to pay deposits, tuition fees and more.
  • Avoid costly transaction charges from your bank.
  • Pay online via popular options including bank transfer, credit, or debit card or eWallet.
  • Compare payment options instantly and ability to hold the exchange rate for 72 hours.
  • If you find a cheaper quote from your bank, Convera will match it with their Price Promise Guarantee.
  • Track your payment status by SMS and email.
  • Multilingual platform available in 10 languages.
  • Access 24/7 live chat on the platform or contact our friendly team: studentsupport@convera.com.
  • A platform built with security in mind so that your money is protected.
  • Ability to initiate refunds easily should circumstances change.
  • Pay your fees via a global partner which has been helping students achieve their education dreams for over a decade.

Watch our helpful Video about how to pay your fees

A step-by-step guide to assist you with how to make your payment on Convera GlobalPay for Students is available here.

Ready to make your payment?

Need Help?

Visit Convera FAQ page for guidance on frequently asked questions. Alternatively, please email studentsupport@convera.com Or call +61 2 8585 7221 Monday–Friday, 8.30 am – 5.00 pm AEST.

BPAY (via phone or internet banking)

BPAY is the online payment system in Australia which enables you to pay a bill using your Australian bank account.

The SIBT BPAY Biller Code is: 505248

BPAY reference number: check your offer letter.

Payments for returning students

Payments can be made via our Student Portal .