Start Anytime withdrawal dates and refunds for International students

You can find the refund dates, percentages and academic outcomes for international students who withdraw from study.

The refund available to you depends on whether if you are in your first study period as well as the date you withdraw from study.

Refunds and withdrawal dates for students in their first study period

For those new international students who have withdrawn after having paid their fees, the refund policy allows:

  • 90%* refund is payable if the student withdraws from unit(s) at least 4 weeks prior to start of teaching period;
  • 50%* refund is payable if the student withdraws between 4 weeks prior to the start of teaching period and the census date of the relevant unit(s); and
  • no refund is payable if the student withdraws after census date

* If detailed in your Letter of Offer a $3000 non-refundable amount will be retained if you withdraw from your studies, prior to the census date of your first teaching period.  Please refer to your Letter of Offer for details.

For students withdrawing and have not paid their fees, their enrolment will be terminated for non-payment of fees, but they will not incur a debt of 50% of tuition fees.

The retention of 10% of the fees for commencing students is in recognition of the additional costs involved in administering the initial enrolment of international students.

Fee refunds will be given for withdrawal from the course or from units as per the following table:

2017 Start Anytime withdrawal dates

Start Anytime withdrawal dates showing study periods 1 to 12
Study periodDate to withdraw by to receive 90% refund and Withdrawn Early (WE)Dates for receiving 50% refund and Withdrawn Early (WE)No refund and Withdrawn Late (WL)No refund and Withdrawn Fail (WN)
Study period 1Up to 4 December 2016From 5 December 2016 to 12 February 2017From 13 February to 30 December 2017From 31 December 2017
Study period 2Up to 1 January 2017From 2 January to 12 March 2017From 13 March 2017 to 27 January 2018From 28 January 2018
Study period 3Up to 29 JanuaryFrom 30 January to 9 April 2017From 10 April 2017 to 24 February 2018From 25 February 2018
Study period 4Up to 26 February 2017From 27 February to 7 May 2017From 8 May 2017 to 24 March 2018From 25 March 2018 
Study period 5Up to 26 March 2017From 27 March to 4 June 2017From 5 June 2017 to 21 April 2018From 22 April 2018
Study period 6Up to 23 April 2017From 24 April to 2 July 2017From 3 July 2017 to 19 May 2018From 20 May 2018
Study period 7Up to 21 May 2017From 22 May to 30 July 2017From 31 July 2017 to 16 June 2018From 17 June 2018
Study period 8Up 18 June 2017From 19 June to 27 August 2017From 28 August 2017 to 14 July 2018From 15 July 2018
Study period 9Up to 16 July 2017From 17 July to 24 September 2017From 25 September 2017 to 11 August 2018From 12 August 2018
Study period 10Up to 13 August 2017From 14 August to 22 October 2017From 23 October 2017 to 8 September 2018From 9 September 2018 
Study period 11Up to 10 September 2017From 11 September to 19 November 2017From 20 November 2017 to 6 October 2018From 7 October 2018
Study period 12Up to 8 October 2017From 9 October to 17 December 2017From 18 December 2017 to 3 November 2018From 4 November 2018

Refunds and withdrawal dates for continuing students

For those continuing international students who have withdrawn after having paid their fees, the refund policy allows:

  • 100% refund if withdrawal from the unit(s) is prior to the start of the third week of the trimester;
  • 50% refund  if withdrawal from the unit(s) is between the start of the third week and the census date for the unit(s); and
  • no refund if withdrawal from the unit(s) is after census date.

Students withdrawing prior to census date who have not paid their fees their enrolment will be terminated for non-payment of fees, but they will not incur a debt of 50% of tuition fees.

Fee refunds will be given for withdrawal from the course or from units as per the following table:

2017 Start Anytime withdrawal dates

Start Anytime withdrawal dates showing study periods 1 to 12
Study period Date to withdraw by to receive 100% refund and Withdrawn Early (WE) Dates for receiving 50% refund and Withdrawn Early (WE) No refund and Withdrawn Late (WL) No refund and Withdrawn Fail (WN)
Study period 1 Up to 15 January 2017From 16 January to 12 February 2017From 13 February to 30 December 2017From 31 December 2017
Study period 2 Up to 12 February 2017From 13 February to 12 March 2017From 13 March 2017 to 27 January 2018From 28 January 2018
Study period 3 Up to 12 March 2017From 13 March to 9 April 2017From 10 April 2017 to 24 February 2018From 25 February 2018
Study period 4 Up to 9 April 2017From 10 April to 7 May 2017From 8 May 2017 to 24 March 2018From 25 March 2018
Study period 5 Up to 7 May 2017From 8 May to 4 June 2017From 5 June 2017 to 21 April 2018From 22 April 2018
Study period 6 Up to 4 June 2017From 5 June to 2 July 2017From 3 July 2017 to 19 May 2018From 20 May 2018
Study period 7 Up to 2 July 2017From 3 July to 30 July 2017From 31 July 2017 to 16 June 2018From 17 June 2018
Study period 8 Up 30 July 2017From 31 July to 27 August 2017From 28 August 2017 to 14 July 2018From 15 July 2018
Study period 9 Up to 27 August 2017From 28 August to 24 September 2017From 25 September 2017 to 11 August 2018From 12 August 2018
Study period 10 Up to 24 September 2017From 25 September to 22 October 2017From 23 October 2017 to 8 September 2018From 9 September 2018 
Study period 11 Up to 22 October 2017From 23 October to 19 November 2017From 20 November 2017 to 6 October 2018From 7 October 2018
Study period 12 Up to 19 November 2017From 20 November to 17 December 2017From 18 December 2017 to 3 November 2018From 4 November 2018
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