Information to help you choose your next adventure if you’re about to or have just finished school.
Get ready to take your studies to the next level. Find out what support you can get to help with further study, like university or TAFE.
Read more about:
You can also get more information about government financial assistance for further study. Read more on both the:
Entering a trade or full time work
If you’re done with the books, get ready for your next adventure. Whether it’s work, work experience or starting your own business, we have options to support your next step.
You can also get help from the Department of Education, Skills and Employment’s JobSearch website with:
Not sure what’s next
If you need help making your next decision, check out these options. Each of these links will take you off our website. You can:
- get free tailored support and guidance by calling, texting or emailing the School Leavers Information Service
- use the School Leavers Information Kit to learn about your education, training and work options
- use Job Outlook to look for careers and see what you enjoy
- go to myfuture to discover your strengths and make career decisions
- use My Skills to compare the outcomes, duration and locations of training at different providers
- get information about government help to pay for tertiary study on Study Assist
- get a Tax File Number, if you don’t already have one.
Tools and information
We have tools to help you explore payments and get the latest information about changes for students. You can:
- find out what payments you could get, and how much your payment would be, using Payment and Service Finder
- read and download information about student payments from our school leavers resource kit
- find out how tax and superannuation works and what you need to do
- ask us your questions at Services Australia onFacebook or Twitter
- subscribe to News for students and trainees to get important information and updates about student payments.
Page last updated: 3 December 2020
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