Friday, July 4, 2008

QUT adds up the benefits of SmartaPay

QUT announced today that Queensland based company SmartaPay had completed installation of the SmartaPay solution. For the first time students will be able to pay ALL their University and Student fees through a new custom designed payment solution built by SmartaPay, specifically for QUT

QUT and SmartaPay have spent the past 18 months designing and building the payment solution to ensure that the functionality of SmartaPay’s solution will provide all QUT businesses with
• Shopping Cart
• Online Catalogue
• Pay Now and Pay Later
• Invoice Generation and Payment
• Reconciliation

“We made a decision two years ago to replace our previous student payment option with a more sophisticated and integrated payment solution" said Terry Leighton, Director of Corporate Finance at Queensland University of Technology. "This is just another step in ensuring our University stays at the forefront of Technology advancements as we provide the optimum solutions for our current students and our future students.”

QUT, ‘the University for the Real World’, is one of Australia’s largest universities servicing in excess of 35,000 students across four campuses. QUT aims to strengthen its distinctive national and international reputation by combining academic strength and practical engagement with the world of the professions, industry, government, and the broader community.
Tony Irvine, Chief Operating Officer of SmartaPay, “We’re excited to be chosen by QUT as a partner in building the University’s new Payment Solution. This solution will be a market leader in the education arena and an achievement that both QUT and SmartaPay will be justly proud of.”

SmartaPay is a payment facilitator for Universities and Private Schools Australia wide. SmartaPay’s solution will cater for all types of payers and payment channels, from online internet payments to paying fees over the counter or by cheque, and deliver a single interface to QUT.

“SmartaPay’s business is built on a foundation of providing unique and fully integrated end to end billing and payment solutions” explains Dorian Borin, Chief Information Officer of SmartaPay. “We have a proven track record in providing customized solutions to all our SmartaPay clients”.

For more information please contact SmartaPay on 07 5575 7422 or email