Student (USI)

Unique Student Identifier (USI)

Your education number for life

Your USI (Unique Student Identifier) is your individual education number for life. It also creates an online record of your Australian training achievements.

You need a USI if you are:

  • undertaking Nationally Recognised Training  
  • a higher education student seeking Commonwealth financial assistance (eg a HECS-HELP loan)
  • a higher education student graduating in 2023 or beyond.

Follow the links below for everything you need to know about creating, finding, managing and sharing your USI.

Get a USI

Your USI stays with you for life as your training and career goals progress.

Check if I have a USI

If you have done any training since 2015, you may already have a USI.

Reset my password

Keep your account secure and access your records quickly and easily.

International / offshore students

Information for international students about the USI.

Students with disability

Information about students living with disability, who need help creating a USI.