Payment of fees

New students

New students are required to pay first semester tuition fees and any material fees outlined in their Letter of Offer. The payment is required as acceptance of our Letter of Offer. When we receive your payment and a Course Acceptance form, a Confirmation of Enrolment will be provided so that a student visa application can be submitted.

If you are commencing an undergraduate degree as part of a pathway program, you may be required to also pay a deposit to our university partner.

Continuing students

A Fees Notice will be sent to the address you provide in your application and will include the amount due and payment dates.

Standard fee due dates for continuing students are:

  • Semester 1: 15 February and 15 April
  • Semester 2: 15 July and 15 September.

General fees information

  • Late fees incur an administration fee of $200
  • We won’t accept liability for any fees paid directly to an educational agent, either in Australia or in another country, in relation to an application to study at Chisholm
  • Fees are published on the international course pages at chisholm.edu.au
  • Fees include the tuition fee, material fee and any other fee published
  • There are no enrolment or application charges for Chisholm courses
  • It’s your responsibility to provide a current correspondence address to Chisholm
  • Fees represent the payment for the course duration as identified
  • Additional fees are required when repeating subjects.

Late payment of fees

If full payment isn’t received by the due date, one or all of the following may occur:

  • you’ll receive an Intent to Report letter
  • you’ll be liable for a late payment charge of $200
  • your enrolment may be cancelled subject to the appeals process
  • DHA will be informed of your enrolment cancellation
  • your course certificate won’t be issued and your results will be withheld
  • outstanding fees will be followed up according to our debt collection processes.

Payment options

  • Bank transfer.
  • EFTPOS or credit card.
  • Direct deposit from an Australian bank account.
  • Telegraphic transfer.
  • AMEX is not accepted.

Please use your Chisholm ID number as the reference number on the transfer.

Chisholm bank account details are:

Commonwealth Bank
Branch: 385 Bourke Street, Melbourne, Victoria, 3000
Account name: Chisholm Institute
Account BSB: 063 010
Account number: 10545820
SWIFT CODE: CTBA AU2S

Following payment please email a copy of your receipt to Chisholm at fees@chisholm.edu.au, or bring it to the International Students Office at the Chisholm Dandenong campus. If you want to pay by credit card or have any questions, contact the International Students Office on +61 3 9212 5040.

You can pay at any Chisholm Student Administration counter at:

  • Dandenong, Building A
  • Frankston, Building A
  • Berwick, Building A.

Refund table

Category Time application   received by Institute Amount of refund for formal courses Amount of refund for ELICOS Documentary evidence required in addition to the refund application
Visa refusal before course commencement At any time. All payments less Administration Fee ($250). All payments less Administration Fee ($250). Original letter of refusal from the DHA.
Visa refusal after course commencement. At any time. All tuition fees paid less fees for any study period completed and the school term in progress at the time of visa refusal. All tuition fees paid less fees for any study period completed and the school term in progress at the time of visa refusal. Original letter of refusal from the DHA.
Application refusal by the
Institute.
At any time. All payments less Administration Fee ($250). All payments less Administration Fee ($250). Letter of application refusal.
Application withdrawal by the Institute on the basis of incorrect or incomplete information. At any time. All payments less Administration Fee ($250). All payments less Administration Fee ($250). Letter of withdrawal of offer.
Special circumstances. Prior to commencement of semester. All payments for upcoming semester less Administration Fee ($250). All payments for upcoming semester less Administration Fee ($250). Evidence or proof to the satisfaction of the Institute.
After semester has commenced. All payments for current and upcoming semesters less 20% of current semester’s fees. All payments for current and upcoming semesters less 20% of current semester’s fees. Letter from the student and original air ticket and evidence or proof to the
satisfaction of the Institute.
Withdrawal by student due to visa cancellation and transferring to another provider. More than 28 days before semester commences. All payments less 20% of next semester’s fees. All payments less 20% of ELICOS fee for 20 weeks.

Withdrawal: Proof of withdrawal from all subjects, original air ticket/e ticket, evidence of payment of airfare and letter from the student.

Visa cancellation: None Transfer: Letter of Release according to Institute Student Transfer Policy.

28 days or less before semester commences. 50% of next semester’s fees. All payments less 50% of ELICOS fee for 20 weeks.
On or after the day semester commences. No refund. No refund.
Offer of place withdrawn by Institute before course commencement, due to course cancellation or other circumstances. At any time. Full refund of all paid course fees or alternate Chisholm course. Full refund of all paid course fees or alternate Chisholm course. Letter from student - acceptance of alternate course or withdrawal.