Student services and amenities fee

The student services and amenities fee (SSAF) supports the provision of a wide range of non-academic services and amenities to all students. Curtin uses the SSAF revenue to enhance the university experience, and to expand and improve services and amenities.

Find out more about the amenities and facilities that are provided.

SSAF is automatically charged when you enrol in your units. You will need to generate your eInvoice to view your SSAF and make a payment.

The SSAF is calculated based on your:

The tables below can be used to determine your approximate SSAF amount.

Coursework – amount payable for 2019

Location%Amount per creditSSAF charge formula
Bentley100%$1.5150 ( $303*/200 credit points *100% )$1.5150 X enrolled credit points
Perth CBD and
100%$1.5150 ( $303*/200 credit points *100% )$1.5150 X enrolled credit points
Education Centre *50%$0.7575 ( $303*/200 credit points *50% )$0.7575 X enrolled credit points
External only**50%$0.7575 ( $303*/200 credit points *50% )$0.7575 X enrolled credit points

* The maximum SSAF charge is $303 in 2019.  

Higher degree by research – amount payable for 2019

Location /study mode SSAF charge formula 
Bentley 100% EFTSL X $303 X 100% 
Perth CBD and Kalgoorlie 100% EFTSL X $303 X 75% 
Education Centre*50% EFTSL X $303 X 50% 
External only**50% EFTSL X $303 X 50% 

Exemption categories

The following categories of students remain exempt from paying SSAF in 2019:

  • International Students
  • Domestic students serving sentences in a prison in a State of Territory of Australia
  • VET Sector Courses
  • Enrolments that are part of:
    • Formal study exchange program
    • Study abroad program
    • Cross-institutional course
  • Any campus outside Australia
  • Open Universities Australia “open access” (i.e. not for degree or “direct entry”) students
    Students enrolled in enabling and bridging courses Study