Student Services & Resource Links
There are many references and sites available to you to make the most of your time at university. We have collected just a few to give you a quick start:
Youth Allowance & Claiming Tax Deductions
If you have received Austudy, ABSTUDY or Youth Allowance during the 2011 year, you can claim a deduction in your return for study expenses you incurred provided you have records to support your claim.
For further information about your eligibility please click here.
General Student Websites
The Australian Student Consortium site has information for all tertiary education students Australia-wide.
Click here to visit The Australian Student Consortium.
AVCC - Vacation and semester dates for 2012 as advised by individual universities.
Click here to see 2012 Semester dates.
Education Network Australia (edna) is Australia's leading online resource collection and collaborative network for the education and training community.
Click here to visit The Education Network Australia.
The Australian Education Network University and College Guide.
Click here to visit The Australian Education Network.
This is a free service for students studying in Australia and is supported by the Co-op. StudentVIP members get free access to four services: Discount Detective, Student Grants, VIP Alerts and Textbookexchange. You can sign up to StudentVIP at the same time as you join the Coop.
Click here to visit StudentVIP.
This is a free service for StudentVIP members. Student Grants is a search engine for hundreds of scholarships and grants for undergraduate and postgrad students. yes - people will pay you to study - even study overseas.
Click here to visit Studentgrants.
Sponsored by Co-op Bookshop, this is a free service for StudentVIP members. TextbookExchange enables students to buy and sell second-hand textbooks with each other online. It's just like the uni noticeboards - just faster.
Click here to visit TextbookExchange.
Students studying in Australia are eligible for special student rates on magazine subscriptions. Savings are significant, anything up to 72% off the cover price. StudentMagazines coordinates student rates for over 75 titles including New Scientist, Time Magazine and The Economist. Even Who Weekly has an "education" rate!
Click here to visit StudentMagazines.
Select a student accommodation location to see what is available in the area where you will be studying.
Click here to visit Student Accommodation Australia.
UniLodge provides fully furnished student accommodation across Australia.
Click here to visit Unilodge.
Student Housing Australia is Australia's first specialist student housing real estate agency.
Click here to visit Student Housing Australia.
JobSearch Government helps you search for Australian Government Vacancies. Graduates can find out more about the Australian Government Graduate Recruitment Program on the Graduate links page.
Click here to visit Jobsearch.
GCA's mission is to be the leading authority on the supply of, and demand for, new graduates in Australia; and to use this position to foster employment and career opportunities for graduates, in association with the higher education sector, government and business.
Click here to visit Graduate Careers Australia.
Centrelink is an agency of the Department of Human Services delivering a range of services to the community.
Click here to visit Centrelink.
If you have self-education expenses that relate directly to earning income from employment, you may be able to claim them as tax deductions. Learn more from the ATO fact sheet
Click here to visit The Australian Taxation Office.
The self-education eligibility tool will help you work out if you are eligible to claim a deduction for work related self-education expenses on your tax return.
Click here to visit information regarding claiming self-education expenses.
Provides information about research grants.
Click here to visit the Australian Research Council.
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