Tertiary Education

There are a different subsidies available to eligible Queenslanders to increase their skills. To see what current available government subsidized training is available, refer to the Queensland further education webpage.

Each tertiary education provider will have its own department which provides support to students with disability. These programs may be referred to as disability support, access programs, inclusion programs or student services support. Many education providers will have dedicated teams that can help students with disability to ensure that education is accessible to them. These services may organize additional support such as closed captioning, interpreters, extended exam sessions or adaptive equipment. To find out which service is available for your university, you can search this list here.

If you’re needing assistance applying to university due to financial or personal challenges, the Education Access Scheme through QTAC may assist with gaining entry and financial assistance.

The Australia Disability Clearinghouse on Education and Training provide information and advice to students and teachers to ensure students with disabilities are provided with appropriate support.

For regional and remote students, there is the Tertiary Access Payment available to assist with relocating to attend an education program where a certificate IV or above is being studied.