Fees

We understand that a Women’s experience represents a significant investment for any family. We pride ourselves on our ability to offer exceptional accommodation and service at a fair value. 

2017 FEES OVERVIEW

The residency fees cover the costs for the study bedroom, cleaning of the room, full catering (including Formal Dinners) and access to College facilities such as the library, theatre, tennis courts, the Freda Bage Common Room. In addition, tutorials, pastoral care, security, transport and other benefits of College life are all provided.

The residency fees are levied for the full academic year, excluding the semester vacation weeks, commencing at midday on the first Sunday of each semester, and ending at 10.00 am on the final Sunday.

Fees are payable for the entire academic year, irrespective of whether students choose to spend days during the semesters away from College.

The sundry fees cover the costs for students to access all the sporting, cultural and community activities available within College during Orientation Week, some Women’s College merchandise, College registration and Student Club fees. These fees are payable at the relevant time of year.

All costs include GST.

There are two type of rooms available to students and the fees are different for each type.

Study Room refers to a single bedroom with shared bathroom facilities. 
Ensuite Room shares an ensuite bathroom with another study bedroom.

NEW STUDENT FEES

The total cost for a new student to reside in College for the Academic Year:

  • Study Room is $21,177
  • Ensuite Room is $22,965

These total costs include the following items:

Item

Notes

Study Room

Ensuite Room

Annual resident fee for Academic Year

$19,944

$21,683

Orientation Week Accommodation        

Orientation Week is not included in the Academic Year

$588

$637

Orientation Week Activities

Covers costs of special events

$140 $140

Orientation Week Women’s College Polo Shirt and Cap

The Women’s merchandise easily identifies our students in a very busy period and imbues the College spirit

$55 $55

College Registration

To cover the administration costs

$250 $250

Student Club Fee

$100 per semester

$200 $200
TOTAL   $21,177 $22,965

RETURNING STUDENT FEES

The total cost for a returning student to reside in College for the Academic Year:

  • Study Room is $20,144
  • Ensuite Room is $21,883.

These total costs include the following items:

Item

Notes

Study Room

Ensuite Room

Annual resident fee for Academic Year

$19,944

$21,683

Student Club Fee

$100 per semester

$200 $200
TOTAL   $20,144 $21,883

PAYMENT SCHEDULE

Invoicing is done on a quarterly basis and the details are as follows:

Details

1st payment

2nd payment

3rd payment

4th payment

Total

Payment due date

January 6

March 24

June 9

August 25

University dates covered

26 Feb – 30 Apr

30 Apr – 25 June

23 July – 24 Sept

24 Sept - 19 Nov

Study Room

$5,279

$4,693

$5,279

$4,693

$19,944

Ensuite Room

$5,728

$5,091

$5,728

$5,091

$21,638

 


INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS (2018 INFORMATION)

Returning students will be required to pay a $1,000 deposit by 31 October 2017 to secure a room for 2018. New students will be required to pay at $1,000 deposit within 7 days of a formal offer received to secure their room for 2018. 
The deposit for both returning and new students will be deducted from Term 1 fees.

Need to pay a full semester’s fees in advance on the first instalment date of any semester.

Details

1st payment

2nd payment

Total

Due date

January 6

June 9

University dates covered

26 Feb – 25 June

23 July – 19 Nov

Study Room

$9,972

$9,972

$19,944

Ensuite Room

$10,819

$10,819

$21,638

ACCOUNT DETAILS

All accounts will be emailed to the nominated account email address and must be paid by the invoice due date. Should you wish to check or change the nominated account email address, please contact the College.

Receipts will only be issued on request and will be placed in student mail boxes, or emailed if requested.

It is the responsibility of each student to either pay the account herself, or to arrange for her parents/carer to pay it.

LATE FEES

If an account is overdue, a $10 overdue fee will be applied for each week that the account remains unpaid.

PAYMENT METHODS

Any of the following methods can be used to pay College accounts.

Cheque

  • make payable to The Women’s College
  • post Attention: The Business Manager, The Women’s College, College Road, St Lucia QLD 4067

EFTPOS

  • Details can be taken over the phone. Please contact the College on 3377 4550
  • Payment can also be made at College Reception

Credit Card

  • Master card or Visa are accepted.
  • Details can be taken over the phone. Please contact the College on 3377 4550
  • Payment can also be made at College Reception

Bank Deposit

  • Westpac Brisbane
  • BSB 034-002
  • Account 980917
  • Please include invoice number and student’s name

 

FAMILY DISCOUNT


Where two sisters live in College simultaneously, a 7.5% discount will be applied to one of the sister’s accounts as determined by the College.

VACATION PERIODS

Students wishing to remain in College in vacation weeks must notify administration.  The vacation residency period commences at 10.00 am on the first Sunday of the vacation.

2017 Vacation Periods           

Sunday 1 January - Sunday 26 February                57 days                      

Sunday 25 June - Sunday 23 July                           29 days

Sunday 19 November – Sunday 31 December       43 days

VACATION FEES

Study Room is $84 per day

Ensuite Room is $91 per day

The fees will be added to the next fee account.

GUEST CHARGES

Meals

Students may bring guests to College meals.  The cost of a casual guest meal is $12.00 per meal.

Meal charges will be added to the next fee account or the student or guest can pay reception.

Room guest

Each student may apply to the Head of College to have guests stay in her room.  Only one guest at a time may stay.

For the first three nights of each stay, the student will be billed only the cost of the guest's breakfast. This allowance applies for a total of 14 nights over the year.

For the fourth and subsequent nights, and after a total of 14 nights has accumulated, full accommodation charges apply. 

All meals not covered by the above charges will be billed through guest meal vouchers.

WITHDRAWAL FROM COLLEGE

Except in exceptional circumstances, ONE ACADEMIC SEMESTER'S NOTICE must be given in writing.

We do hope that you or your daughter/ward will liaise with either the Head of College or Deputy Head before withdrawal.

Head of College & CEO - Dr Lyndall Bryant
Email  l.bryant@womens.uq.edu.au

Deputy Head of College -  Ms Chloe Langbroek
Email deputyhead@womens.uq.edu.au

Fees for the semester of notice are payable in full.