The changes to grandfathering will affect students who commenced their degrees before January 2021.
If inflation remains at 7.8 per cent by 1 June next year, the average student debt will increase by $1847.
A USyd spokesperson says they cannot "retrospectively" change fees for existing students.
Students from across the country travelled to the ACT as part of the ongoing action against the government's proposed attacks on the university sector.
Speaking to students who've failed subjects in light of the proposed punitive changes to HECS.
It's time to put an end to premarital HECS.
Proposed HECS changes deliberately exclude low-income students from universities.
The new proposal applies to students who have failed more than four units in their Bachelor's degree.
In line with UNSW and UTS, USyd is moving to put summer school on HECS.
EJ Sokias opines on the changes to Centrelink’s student schemes