Tuition Fee Setting
The Tuition Fee Setting Policy establishes the principles to apply when setting student tuition fees for Macquarie University.
To detail the principles to apply when setting student tuition fees for Macquarie University.
The University is required by legislation to set tuition fees for the programs it offers. In doing so, the University is managing the competing pressures of providing an accessible and quality educational experience with needing to source sufficient income to fulfil its strategic and operational imperatives.In setting tuition fees, the University will be true to its values by being:
|This policy applies to any staff involved in advising on, determining or reviewing student tuition fees. This policy applies to all student tuition fees, including but not limited to domestic, international, non-award and study abroad.|
The Fee Review Committee will receive and consider all matters associated with tuition fee setting at Macquarie University. The Fee Review Committee will submit its recommendations to the University Council for approval.
The University Council will determine all tuition fees for students of Macquarie University on an annual basis.
The University reserves the right to amend student tuition fees as it so determines.
Tuition fees will be published and publicly accessible.
The University reserves the right to set other fees and charges as it so determines.
In setting the tuition fee, it will be clear whether the fee is for a unit, program or part of a program.
Tuition fees will be set for both future and existing students.
All tuition fees will be set and required to be paid in Australian Dollars ($AUS).
Tuition fees will be set in accordance with the Higher Education Support Act 2003 .
There will be clear and published information on the eligibility for reimbursement or refund of tuition fees.
|Contact Officer||Chair, Fee Review Committee|
|Date Approved||25 May 2009|
|Approval Authority||Fee Review Committee|
|Date of Commencement||25 May 2009|
|Date for Next Review||May 2012|
|Related Documents||Higher Education Support Act 2003 (Cwlth)|
Macquarie University Strategic Plan
|Policies / Rules Superseded by this Policy||Nil|