Our Bachelor Degree is eligible for FEE-HELP, which allows an eligible student to apply for an Australian Government loan to help pay for part of all of their tuition fees. To be eligible for FEE-HELP, a student must meet eligibility criteria which includes citizenship, academic and other requirements. See below for more information about FEE-HELP.
As a student studying the Bachelor of Game Development, you may be eligible for FEE-HELP loan to pay all or part of your tuition fees.
FEE-HELP is a loan from the Australian Government for eligible higher education students to pay tuition fees. You cannot use it for accommodation, laptops, or textbooks. The Australian Government has a website for students with detailed information about FEE-HELP that we recommend you read.
Detailed eligibility information for students wishing to access FEE-HELP can be found on the FEE-HELP Page on the Study Assist website.
To get a FEE-HELP loan, for the Bachelor of Game Development at AIE Institute you must:
- be one of the following:
- an Australian citizen who will study at least one unit of your course of study in Australia; or
- a New Zealand Special Category Visa (SCV) holder who meets the long term residency requirements and who studies the entire course while living in Australia; or
- a permanent humanitarian visa holder; or an eligible former permanent humanitarian visa holder; who studies the entire course while living in Australia
- an Australian permanent resident can get FEE-HELP for approved bridging studies
- be enrolled in the Bachelor of Game Development at AIE Institute by the census date
- submit the Request for FEE-HELP loan form by the census date
- have an available HELP balance
- provide AIE Institute with your Unique Student Identifier (USI) prior to the first census date (for new enrolments from 1 January 2021) unless an exemption applies
- maintain a completion rate of 50 per cent or above to continue to be eligible for FEE-HELP
- not undertake more than 2 years' worth of higher education study in the last 12 months
Information on the payment process, payment methods, and plans are found in the Fees Policy and Procedure.