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Paying your fees

Whether you’re a domestic or international student, you will need to make your fee payment by the due date on your financial statement.  

  1. Overview and payment methods
  2. Payment dates

Overview and payment methods

Once your enrolment is complete, you can view your Student Financial Statement through Sydney Student (go to ‘My finance’, ‘Your finances’, then ‘View financial statements’). This statement outlines your tuition fees payable, and their due date.

A separate statement will be available for your Student Services and Amenities fee in May for Semester 1 and October for Semester 2.

You need to settle payment by the due date or your enrolment may be cancelled.

HELP loans and partial payments

If you have opted to defer your student contribution through a HELP loan, you can still make a voluntary partial payment. This can be done during the partial payment window that opens seven days before the census date.

You can make a payment through Sydney Student. Go to ‘My finance, ‘Your finances’, ‘Government forms’, then select ‘Partial payment’.

You can make only one partial payment per semester. If you experience any issues or would like to amend your payment, contact us.

Payment methods

Your payment options can be found in Sydney Student, go to ‘My finance’, ‘Your finances’, then ‘Payment methods’. 

Processing times vary between payment methods. Your financial statement will be updated as soon as your payment is processed.

Paying in Australian dollars

You’ll find a BPAY Customer Reference Number (CRN) on your Student Financial Statement or log in to Sydney Student and go to ‘My finance’, ‘Your finances’, then ‘Payment methods’.

When completing a payment include your unique CRN and quote our biller code: 252957.

Most financial institutions allow you to pay via BPAY using phone or internet banking. For more information, visit bpay.com.au.

This payment will not incur a surcharge.

The regular processing time for BPAY is 2-3 business days. 

We accept online payments by MasterCard and Visa.

If you’re paying in Australian dollars, make your payment through Sydney Student. Go to ‘My finance’, ‘Your finances’, ‘Payment method’, then select ‘MasterCard and Visa'.

If you pay before 10pm, your payment will be processed on the next business day. 

A surcharge of 1.53% will apply for payments made by MasterCard and Visa. This is subject to review and may change.

We accept payments over the phone by MasterCard and Visa. Make sure you have your Student Financial Statement available to complete the transaction.

Phone 1300 732 076 and enter your student ID when prompted.

If you pay before 10pm, your payment will be processed on the next business day. 

A surcharge of 1.53% will apply for payments made by MasterCard and Visa. This is subject to review and may change.

You can pay by mail using a cheque, draft or money order made payable to 'The University of Sydney'. Please include your full name and student ID at the back of the cheque and mail your payment to the address below.

If you are a domestic student, mail your payment to:

Financial Control and Treasury
Level 4, Margaret Telfer Building (K07)
The University of Sydney NSW 2006

If you are an international student, mail your payment to:

International Fees Office
Student Administration Services
Level 3, Jane Foss Russell Building (G02)
The University of Sydney NSW 2006

This payment method will not incur a surcharge. 

Once received, bank cheques or money orders will take 1-2 business days to process, international drafts will take at least 10 business days to process.


Paying using foreign currency

If you’re an international student, you can pay your fees online through Western Union.

You can opt to pay with bank transfer, or with Visa or MasterCard. Both options allow you to pay in local currency, if available.

To pay through Western Union, go to ‘My finance’, ‘Your finances’, ‘Payment methods’, then ‘Pay your fees using foreign currency'.

Paying through Western Union can take up to 5-10 business days to process.

A surcharge of 1.53% will apply for payments made by MasterCard and Visa. This is subject to review and may change.

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Opening hours: 9am to 5pm, Monday to Friday.

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Last updated: 15 October 2018

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