Fees

Enrolment Application Fee $330
A non-refundable fee is payable per student at the time of submitting a formal Application Handling Fee.
This is part of compulsory non-tuition fees.

Enrolment Confirmation Fee $1,000
A non-refundable confirmation fee is payable per student at confirmation of enrolment. No refund of this fee shall be made by the School should a student fail to utilise a confirmed place. This fee is not deducted from total tuition fees and is part of compulsory non-tuition fees. Refer to Refund Policy.

FULL FEE PAYING (INTERNATIONAL/OVERSEAS) STUDENTS 2021 FEES (PDF 142.5KB)

In recognition of the economic conditions currently faced by our community, a discount equivalent to the 2021 fee increase percentage will be applied to the tuition fees of all families in Semester 1. The effect of this discount is that all families will be issued tuition fees based on 2020 levels for the first half of 2021. This does not apply to boarding fees or any other charges.

COMPULSORY TUITION FEES

Effective January 2021. Applicable to International Full Fee Paying Students. All prices are in Australian dollars (AUD). 

Per annum is equivalent to two study periods.
A semester is one study period. One term is half a study period.
A study period is no more than 24 weeks of study. Initial tuition fees are billed per semester upon enrolment and then each term thereafter. 

Year Level
 Per Term Per Semester
Per Year
Years 1 to 5*  $7,668  $15,335 $30,670
Year 6  $7,883  $15,765 $31,530
 Years 7 to 11  $9,060  $18,120 $36,240
 Year 12**  $12,080  $18,120  $36,240

* St Margaret's is CRICOS registered from Years 1 to 12. International students interested in enrolling for Prep may do so as a study experience for Term 4.

** Year 12 is billed across three terms only (Terms 1 to 3)

The School has an all-inclusive fee policy. The fee covers the cost of all compulsory activities including tuition, QGSSSA sport, technology, year level camps, class excursions and a range of facilities used in the course of a normal school day.

The fee does not include insurance, health cover, textbooks, stationery, specialised equipment/materials or optional activities such as co-curricular sporting camps and tours, Global Exchange, overseas tours or private music/speech and drama lessons or instrument hire, all of which are a parent’s responsibility. For VET Sector courses on offer,if required, the fees information will be provided separately at the time of enrolment into the course.

Please note: Year level camps are part of the school curriculum and if a student does not attend, for whatever reason, there is no reduction to the Tuition Fee.

COMPULSORY NON-TUITION FEES 

Boarding Fees

Year Level  Per Term  Per Semester  Per Year
 Year 7 to 11  $5,460  $10,920  $21,840
 Year 12 $7,280    $10,920   $21,840

A $100 Boarders Support Group Levy, which is applicable to boarders, is not included in fees and is invoiced separately on behalf of the Boarders Support Group per annum.

International Student Bond $500
A $500 bond will be charged with Term 1 fees to cover incidentals incurred during the remaining year. Any credit remaining at year end is refundable.

THIRD PARTY FEES 

QCAA  $780

The Queensland Curriculum and Assessment Authority charges a service fee for an international full-fee paying student to participate in the Queensland Senior Assessment process. The School has made an allowance for this third party non-tuition charge within the annual fees per student.

Overseas Student Health Cover Levy From $536 Per Annum

All overseas students are required to hold overseas student health cover provided by an Australian insurer for the period of time during which they are in Australia. An annual Private Health Insurance Levy must be paid to the school prior to the commencement of the first study period. This levy is inclusive of GST and paid to the provider by the school on behalf of the student.

Homestay Accommodation & Monitoring
Homestay placements are provided by International Student Care Australia (ISCA). All enquiries regarding Homestay fees and charges should be referred to
Mr John Coade (Director):
Tel: +61 7 3851 0704 | Fax: +61 7 3868 2830 | E: admin@isca.net.au

Fee Discount

A discount of 3% will be applied to the tuition and boarding fee if payment of the student’s annual fee has been received in full on, or prior to, 27 January 2021.  This discount is not applicable to the fees paid in advance when the student first enrols but will apply to subsequent enrolment years.

Payment Methods
The school offers the following methods of fee payment:

  • Parent Lounge
  • Cash or Cheque 
  • Bpay 
  • Direct Deposit
  • MasterCard/Visa/AMEX (payment by credit card will attract a surcharge)

    Other matters relating to fees
    Please note: A detailed fee schedule, including all terms and conditions, will be forwarded with your fee statement.

CRICOS

St Margaret's is registered with CRICOS and is approved to provide courses of education or training to overseas students in Queensland. 
St Margaret's School Council Ltd | ABN: 69069684019 | CRICOS Code: 00511K