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Fee Payment - Australia

Please note: the information provided on this page is for MAFC students only


Payment due dates and census dates

Payment due date is the date that payment must be paid by in full for all enrolment in the relevant study period.  Payment after this date will incur a $200 Late Payment Fee.

Census Date is the date by which a student must withdraw from a unit without incurring financial liability or academic penalty.

Late enrolment may attract a late payment fine.

Refer to the important dates, alternatively you can view payment due dates and census dates of your enrolled units in eStudent.


Statement of Outstanding Charges

You may view your Statement of Outstanding Charges in eStudent from Check My Finances/Outstanding Debt. Click on 'View my current debts' and then 'Email my Statement of Outstanding Charges'. A copy of the Statement will be emailed to you. In the first half-year your Statement of Outstanding Charges will show all unpaid amounts (including old debts) up to 30 June. From May any amount with a due date up to 31 December will be displayed. If you have fees due on different dates, check for the total amount owed on each due date in the Due Date Summary at the bottom of your Statement of Outstanding Charges.


Payment methods

To pay your fees online you will require your student number and your total fees outstanding. To find out your fees outstanding please see below under the heading "Account Balance".


  1. Log into eStudent
  2. Click the View/Pay Tuition Fees menu option to pay your tuition fees via credit card. For students making a late payment fee click on 'View/Pay other fees' menu option.
  3. Enter your credit card details.
  4. Click submit payment.
  5. A payment confirmation will appear. Click on confirm payment to continue.
  6. A confirmation email will be sent to your Macquarie University email address.


How to pay your student account

You may pay your student account using Visa, MasterCard via the University's new online payment facility in eStudent/My Finances. Computer facilities are available on campus.

Biller Code: 50443

Reference number: Please refer to Tax Invoice or Statement of Outstanding Charges. Contact your participating bank to make a payment directly from your cheque, savings account or credit card (Visa, MasterCard or American Express).

UnionPay card is accepted at the Cashier's Office in the Lincoln Building
You may make a payment using Visa, MasterCard or American Express by phoning 1300 301 043 (for the cost of a local call within Australia). This service is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Please have your Reference Number (Tax Invoice/Statement Of Outstandng Charges), credit card number, and a pen ready to record your receipt number and date paid.

Paying Course Fees from Outside of Australia (Western Union)

Make cheques or money orders payable to Macquarie University and mail to:  Revenue Services, Lincoln Building, Macquarie University, NSW 2109. Please quote your student ID on the reverse of your cheque/money order and allow sufficient time for mail delivery. The University accepts no responsibility for delays in the mail.

You may take your Statement of Outstanding Charges to the Cashiers Office, Lincoln Building, Macquarie University,

Monday to Friday
Normal Hours: 9.00 am to 4.00 pm

Peak Time: 9.00 am to 5.00 pm
Session 1 : 1 February 2016  to 11 March 2016
Session 2 : 18 July 2016 to 12 August 2016

You may pay via EFTPOS, MasterCard, Visa, American Express, cheques, money order.


Tax invoices and receipts

For MAFC students ONLY

Tax Invoices will not be mailed to students as your Statement of Outstanding Charges is now available online in eStudent.

To request tax invoice or receipt, email

Quote: Student Number and Unit/s

(Please allow 5 working days for processing).


Fees and charges

To find out how much you will have to pay for your unit and/or your current debt, please log into eStudent:

New to eStudent?  Please follow the instructions below:

  1. With your student ID number and date of birth proceed to eStudent.
  2. Type in your student ID number where prompted.
  3. At your password enter your date of birth in the following format: ddmmyyyy.
  4. Click Login.
  5. The system will prompt you to change and save your new password. Please note your new password for your records. The password must be between 7 and 10 characters


  1. Log into eStudent.
  2. Select My Finances > Student Debt
  3. Click on the link View my current debts - this will display all outstanding student debt. Overdue amounts are shown in red

 NOTE: If you are a FEE-Help student, your debt will be deferred in due course.


Penalties for Late Payment

You must pay your tuition fees on or before the payment due date otherwise a $200 late payment fee will be imposed.

This fine is imposed by the Revenue Services department of Macquarie University.  The Applied Finance Centre is not responsible for the imposition of the fine and is unable to intercede on your behalf.  Students may appeal the fine by writing an e-mail to the Assistant Director – Revenue Services.

In addition, if you have a debt with the university you will not be permitted to do the following:

  • Attend classes

  • Pick up notes, graded assignments or exams;

  • Sign out library books;

  • Amend your study plan; or

  • Graduate from Macquarie University