eStudent FAQs

Get answers to your frequently asked questions about eStudent.

A Unique Student Identifier (USI) is an individual education identifier issued by the Australian Government and will stay with you for life.

All students are required to have a USI. It is different to your Macquarie University student OneID number.

You need a USI to be eligible for Commonwealth financial assistance and to receive your qualification.

Get your USI

As part of the eStudent upgrade, we want to ensure that we have the correct USI details recorded for you. All you need to do is to review and confirm your USI when prompted on the enrolment summary screen.

Your USI is reported to the Government for Commonwealth financial assistance and to receive your qualification.

You can submit Leave of Absence application when you go to 'Forms' tile from your eStudent Home page:

  • Under the 'Forms' tab, search for Leave of Absence Application Form.
  • Click 'Fill out' to start your application.
  • Alternatively, you can go to 'categories' tab, select 'Coursework Forms' and then 'Leave of Absence Application Form'.

Once you login to eStudent, click on the "My Details" tile then select "Educational Background" on the left pane menu.

Scroll down to the bottom of the screen and the details can be seen in the Parent/Guardian Education section.

Once you login to eStudent, click on the "My Details" tile and select the "Policies" section on the left pane menu. This will also show all terms and conditions you’ve accepted previously.

Paying fees in eStudent

Once you login to eStudent, click on the "My Finances" tile and select "Preferences" on the left pane menu.

Select a payment method using the drop down arrow such as "Electronic Funds Transfer" and type in your bank details.

Remember to click "Save" in the top right corner of the screen when finished.

After logging into eStudent, click on the “My Finances” tile. A Summary screen is displayed which contains the details of the outstanding fees.

After logging into eStudent, click on the "My Finances" tile. There will be a 'Pay Now' link within the 'Useful Links' section. After clicking on the Pay Now link, you will be directed to the payment portal where you can pay your fees.

Please visit How to pay page for further information related to payment of fees.

After logging into eStudent, click on the 'My Study'. From the Manage My Course screen, click on Self Service reports from the left side pane. You can request the Statement of Outstanding Charges /Tax Invoice from this screen. When you click "Request" the report is sent to your Macquarie University student email account.