A compulsory student services fee (CSSF) is an additional student fee that Crown is permitted to charge new enrolments. This CSSF is funnelled directly into a separate accounting code and ringfenced to fund the costs of enhancing services and implementing exciting new initiatives.
The compulsory student services fee is $200 per 40-week programme or $100 per 14 - 20-week programme. The fee applies to both domestic and international students. The compulsory fee is invoiced along with tuition fees. As a compulsory fee it can be included in your student loan, and is covered by Fees Free if you are eligible and have enough entitlement remaining.
Yes, students' consultative advice is sought via the Crown Student Association (CSA). If you are a current Crown student and you have one or two great ideas that could benefit you and fellow students’ academic experience you can either enlist in the CSA or put your ideas to an CSA member.
The Minister of Education has predetermined what the CSSF can be spent on. The categories and types of student services are specific. The following service categories can be supported by the CSSF: