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OS Help Loans policy

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Section 1 - Preamble

(1) This Policy is effective from 17 January 2005 and incorporates all amendments to 27 October 2014.

(2) OS-HELP loans at the University are governed by the Higher Education Support Act 2003 (Cth).

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Section 2 - Purpose

(3) This Policy governs the University's administration of the Australian Government's Overseas Study Higher Education Loan Program (OS-HELP) for Commonwealth-supported students of the University undertaking part of their study overseas.

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Section 3 - Scope

(4) This Procedure applies to Commonwealth-supported students of the University.

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Section 4 - Policy

(5) The Overseas Study Higher Education Loan Program (OS-HELP) provides loans to assist students to undertake some of their study towards their undergraduate degree overseas. The eligibility and selection criteria are specified in the Deakin University OS-HELP Loans Guidelines.

(6) To apply for an OS-HELP loan, students will complete and submit an OS-HELP Loan Application form.

(7) The University will notify students in writing of the outcome of their application within two months of the closing date for the application.

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Section 5 - Procedure

(8) There is no attendant procedure.

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Section 6 - Definitions

(9) There are no definitions arising under this Policy.