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Higher Education Loan Program (HELP)

The Australian Government administers the Higher Education Loan Program (HELP) to assist students with the cost of their fees. The right HELP loan will depend on your circumstances, eligibility and where you want to study.

The following HELP schemes are currently available at the University of Adelaide.

SA-HELP A loan that assists eligible students to pay for all or part of their Student Services and Amenities Fee (SSAF).


HECS-HELP A loan scheme to help eligible Commonwealth supported students to pay their student contribution amounts.


FEE-HELP A loan to help eligible fee-paying students to pay their tuition fees.


OS-HELP A loan to help eligible Commonwealth supported students pay their overseas study expenses.


Commonwealth Assistance Notice (CAN) A notice provided to students by the University which details HELP-specific information including courses enrolled in, course fees, payments, and HELP assistance received.

Commonwealth Assistance Notice (CAN
Opening Hours

9am - 5pm
Monday - Friday


Enquire online
Telephone: +61 8 8313 5208
Country/interstate callers toll free on 1800 061 459

Face to Face Enquiries

Hub Central, Level 3 South
The University of Adelaide
North Terrace
Adelaide SA 5005