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There are many good reasons to change your course or perhaps even to withdraw from your study altogether.
Before you do, make sure that you know what you are doing by talking to someone first.
You make decisions every day of your life, from deciding what to wear in the morning, to what time to set the alarm when you go to bed. Most of these decisions do not have long term consequences for you and require little consideration. Some decisions however, like what course at university to enroll in, do have serious long term outcomes for you.
When you make a decision, you do so based on the information you have at the time. Since you selected the course you are currently enrolled in, the information you have about it, based on your experience in it, may have changed. It is not uncommon for students to transfer to another course or to withdraw from study altogether as their information or circumstances change.
Before you leave through the door of one course, we recommend that you leave that door open in case you want to return, and make sure that another door is open to you. To make sure this happens it will be important for you to get all the information you need from the course you are leaving, the course you want to go to, or about intermitting your study. If you want to transfer to another course at Deakin University, we recommend you speak to the course advisor of your current course and the advisor from your desired course. You will need to contact the intake officer at other institutions if you wish to transfer to another university or TAFE. We also recommend that you make the time to speak with a careers counsellor as a way of making sure you have considered everything you need to before you make any changes.