Grounds for Withdrawal
Grounds for withdrawal :
You are an international student and
*you are no longer interested in studying or your personal and/or financial circumstances mean that you cannot continue with your studies so have decided to return overseas
*you have been granted a release by your principal education provider to transfer to a course offered by another education provider
*you are a domestic student and you have decided to leave the course because of personal or financial reasons or you wish to enrol in a course offered by another education provider.
If you change your mind about the program you have selected and no longer wish to study it, you will need to withdraw. Some students decide to withdraw from their studies at UTS College to return back to their home country or to study with another educational provider in Withdraw or Transfer (Full-Time-English) Application Australia.
How to withdraw
All students wishing to withdraw are subject to the UTS College terms and conditions contained in your offer letter. For further information, please contact the Student Centre
Withdrawing students will need to return their student card, pay library fine, if any and return all library resources to the library.
As a domestic student you will need to complete an Application to Withdraw (Domestic Student) form
. Whether you’re using FEE-HELP or not, you can withdraw from your studies by notifying the Student Centre in writing on or before the census date
. If you withdraw after the census date, academic and financial penalties will apply to the subjects you have enrolled into for the semester.
International students withdrawing to return home
You will first need to contact a Study Success Adviser
before submitting the Application to Withdraw (International Students) form
. If you are a full-time English student, you will need to complete the Application to Withdraw / Transfer (Full Time English Courses) form.
You must seek advice from the Department of Home Affairs on the potential impact on your visa if your enrolment has been suspended or cancelled.
International students withdrawing to study with another educational provider in Australia
You will need to apply for Release with valid offer letter from the new provider. Please contact Student Centre
before submitting the Application to Transfer to Another Provider (International Students) form
International students are bound by the Department of Home Affairs regulations whereby UTS College approval is required if you are intending to enrol at another institution after withdrawing from UTS College. For further details on Regulation 8206 Change of Provider please access the Department of Home Affairs website
Department of Home Affairs regulations will not normally permit you to change to a program of a lower Australian Qualification Framework (AQF) level. Failure to comply with immigration rules will lead to cancellation of your student visa which may result in you returning overseas.
In some situations international students may be required to return overseas after withdrawing. Where approval to withdraw is granted, UTS College is required to advise the Department of Home Affairs of this change in your enrolment status. If you hold a UTS package visa you will also need to contact the UTS International Office
(Level 3A of the UTS Tower Building) to advise them of the changes to your study plans.
Cancellation of enrolment
Grounds for Cancellation of your enrolment:
*if your deferral or suspension is for reasons other than compassionate and compelling circumstances
* due to the compassionate or compelling circumstances which warranted the deferral or suspension
of studies cease to exist;
* fraudulent documents provided to UTS College.
*you are found to have committed serious academic or non-academic misconduct.
If you are an international student your visa may be cancelled if any of the above circumstances apply.
Refunds, release policies
In some situations, UTS College will refund tuition fees. Please refer to the Terms and Conditions attached to your offer letter. For further details please check the Refund Policy
UTS College will not consider requests to transfer to another institution if you have outstanding fees. For further details see the International Student Transfer Request Assessment Policy
Student visa impact
If you withdraw from UTS College, then the Confirmation of Enrolment (CoE) attached to your Student Visa will be cancelled. You must seek advice from the Department of Home Affairs on the potential impact on your visa if you withdraw.