This is if both:
- you’re studying a distance or online course
- don’t usually study on campus.
This includes field excursions, practical teaching sessions or a hospital residency.
Aaron gets Austudy and is an online student at the University of Queensland in Brisbane. He lives with his partner in Melbourne. He must go to Brisbane for a compulsory residential unit. Aaron can claim Fares Allowance with proof to support his claim. Aaron can either ask us to pre-book his travel or he can claim a reimbursement after he’s travelled.