Grocery Voucher Program

The ANUSA Grocery Voucher Program (GVP) is designed to provide access to groceries and essential items for undergraduate students who are in financial hardship. A maximum total of $100 worth of Coles grocery vouchers can be granted to a student per semester.

The eligibility criteria for GVP is that student must be a currently enrolled undergraduate student and experiencing financial hardship. The voucher is granted on the assessment of ANUSA student assistance officers only.


Accommodation Assistance Program

ANUSA Accommodation Assistance Program (AAP) provides emergency accommodation assistance to eligible enrolled undergraduate students who are experiencing an emergency that has resulted in difficulties securing accommodation.

ANUSA books shared accommodation at Youth Hostel Australia - City for upto 7 nights and allocates to the successful applicants, depending on the availability of space at the youth hostel.


To be eligible, applicant must:

·         Have accepted an offer of enrolment at the ANU & be enrolled for the semester

·         Be in search of long-term accommodation

·         Be in need of short-term emergency accommodation

·         Not rely on Emergency Accommodation Assistance for long-term occupancy

Graduation Ceremony Assistance Program

The Graduation Ceremony Assistance Program (GCAP) assists students who are experiencing financial hardship that might prevent them attending their graduation ceremony. The program covers the cost of academic regalia hire for the approved applicants.

Financial hardship is where a student, by hiring graduation attire, might be left unable to provide for themselves or their dependents in regards to food, accommodation, essential clothing, medical treatment, education or other basic necessities.


To be eligible, applicant must:

·         Be enrolled as an ANU student including undergraduate, postgraduate and research

·         Be eligible to graduate at the July or December ceremonies including conditional approval

·         Able to demonstrate financial hardship


The application dates are updated each year after exam period and before the graduation ceremonies.


We acknowledge the Ngunnawal and Ngambri people as the Traditional Custodians of the land on which ANUSA operates.
We recognise the continuing connection to lands, waters, and communities of all Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.
We pay our respect to Elders, past and present, and commit to standing with our first nations people.

Contact ANUSA (02) 6125 2444