Eligible students can avail of a government loan scheme to help them pay their tuition fees.

FEE-HELP Government loan scheme

This Australian Government scheme assists eligible students to pay all or part of their tuition fees for diploma, advanced diploma or associate degree programs at SIBT. Australian citizens and permanent humanitarian visa holders* are eligible to apply for FEE-HELP.

Students will be required to repay this loan through the taxation system once their income is above the minimum repayment threshold. There is an additional fee of 25% on loans.

*Applies to visa subclasses: 200-217, 803, 807, 809, 810, 817, 851 (CD), 866.

How to apply

All SIBT students wishing to apply for FEE-HELP must have a Tax File Number (TFN).

If a student does not have a TFN, they can apply for one online or visit their local post office. Students must bring proof of their TFN application to SIBT reception and fill out a hard copy of the FEE-HELP application form.

If a student already has an application number, they can simply complete the SIBT online application form.

To guarantee a place at SIBT, students will need to complete a FEE-HELP application form prior to semester commencement. For more information about FEE-HELP, visit the Study Assist website.