FAQs | Bankruptcy and Tertiary Education
Bankruptcy does not stop you from continuing tertiary studies you have previously commenced.
Bankruptcy does not stop you from commencing tertiary studies while you are bankrupt.
Bankruptcy does not stop you from continuing to get HECS support for your studies or from commencing studies with HECS support.
If you have a HECS or HELP debt when you become bankrupt that debt will not be caught by your bankruptcy and will continue to be collected by the government if your income exceeds the threshold amount.
Nicholls & Co have a complementary ‘help desk’ to answer your questions on bankruptcy. Call Nicholls & Co on 1300 060 122 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.