UWA Handbook 2017

Rules

Part 3—Fees

22. Payment of student contribution amounts and tuition and other fees

(1) A student who is liable to pay a student contribution amount and has not made a successful application to defer that payment must pay the amount by the date for payment specified by the Registrar.

(2) A student who is liable to pay a tuition fee must pay that fee by the date for payment specified by the Registrar.

(3) A student's enrolment in a unit is not valid unless they have paid by the date that the payment is required any

(a) student contribution amount due;

(b) tuition fee due; or

(c) other fee due referred to in these rules, that is payable by the student in relation to the enrolment.

23. Tuition fees

(1) This rule applies to a student who is not liable to pay a student contribution amount in respect of a unit in which the student is enrolled at the University.

(2) A student, other than an international student, who enrols in one or more units in a course must pay the appropriate tuition fee set out in Schedule 2: Fees (undergraduate) and Schedule 2: Fees (postgraduate).

(3) Subject to (4), a visiting student, other than an international student, who enrols in one or more units must pay the appropriate tuition fee set out in Schedule 2: Fees (undergraduate) and Schedule 2: Fees (postgraduate).

(4) Different tuition fees may apply for the purposes of (3) according to the unit or units in which the visiting student enrols.

(5) An international student must pay, for each teaching period, the international student tuition fee specified under the conditions set out in the offer of admission accepted by the student.

24. Amenities and services fee

A student, other than an exempt student, must pay the amenities and services fee by the relevant date specified in Schedule 2: Fees (undergraduate) and Schedule 2: Fees (postgraduate).

25. Other fees and charges

(1) A student who is provided, or is to be provided, with a service for which an approved fee or charge is payable must pay the fee or charge.

(2) If the University specifies a date by which an approved fee or charge is payable, the fee or charge must be paid by that date.

Note: Administrative encumbrances may occur in cases where a student does not pay an approved fee or charge.

26. Forfeiture of student contribution amount or tuition fee on withdrawal from unit

(1) A student who withdraws from enrolment in a unit is liable to forfeit some or all of the student contribution amount or tuition fee paid in respect of the unit according to when the withdrawal takes place.

(2) For the purposes of (1), Schedule 2: Fees (undergraduate) and Schedule 2: Fees (postgraduate) set out details about when the withdrawal from enrolment in a unit results in the forfeiture of some or all of the student contribution amount or tuition fee paid in respect of the unit.

(3) A student who withdraws from enrolment in a unit and is not liable to forfeit all of the student contribution amount or tuition fee paid in respect of the unit is entitled to a refund of the portion of the amount or fee that is not forfeited.

(4) A student

(a) who is liable under this rule to forfeit some or all of a student contribution amount or tuition fee; and

(b) has not yet paid the student contribution amount or tuition fee, must make a payment equal to the forfeited amount or fee.

Note: Penalties may occur in cases where a student does not pay an approved fee or charge.

27. Fee exemption and later payment of fees

(1) A student may apply to the relevant faculty or board to be exempted, either in whole or in part, from the requirement to pay a fee set out in Schedule 2: Fees (undergraduate) and Schedule 2: Fees (postgraduate).

(2) A student may apply to the relevant faculty or board to pay a fee set out in Schedule 2: Fees (undergraduate) and Schedule 2: Fees (postgraduate) at a date later than its due date.

(3) An applicant under (1) or (2) must provide any evidence that the relevant faculty or board requires for a proper consideration of the application.

(4) A student who is permitted to pay a fee at a later date as the result of an application under (2) must pay the fee by that date.