Full-Time Study

Definition overview

1 Definition

A Student will be deemed to be in Full-time Study where they are enrolled in at least 75% of the equivalent full-time load (8 Units) during an Academic Year. A Student enrolled in 3 or more Units in a single Semester may be deemed as full-time for that Semester. Additionally for visa requirements, International Students studying in Australia on a student visa must complete their program within the time specified on their Confirmation of Enrolment (COE) and therefore must maintain a full-time load per Academic Year.

2 References

Department of Human Services. Study Loads for Austudy and Youth Allowance.

Translink. Tertiary Transport Concession Card.

3 Definition Information

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