Campus Life

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Support For You


Support For You

Student Finance

Our Student Finance Officer can help you with:

  • Information on your study fees.
  • Enrolment fee payment.
  • Miscellaneous payments.
  • Print top ups.
  • Rec Centre memberships.
  • MetroCard top ups.


Ara has many scholarships and prizes for students. You could be awarded a scholarship for your academic achievements, contributions to the community, or hardship. Ara scholarships support students into high demand areas like ICT, Applied Science, Engineering and Architecture, and Primary Industries.

Find out about scholarships for new and current students and get applying. You won't regret it!

You can also check out givMe which is a database of over 4,000 scholarship. You can access it for free from most public libraries.

Emergency financial assistance

If you're struggling to continue with your study due to unforeseen financial issues you may be able to apply for assistance. 

Call Storm Geldenhuis on 03 940 8677 to discuss your situation and find out what you could be eligible for.

Available grants