(1) This Policy was approved by the Vice-Chancellor on 14 May 2013.
(2) This Policy outlines the University's administrative requirements regarding the process of admission, enrolment and fees and charges of undergraduate and postgraduate students.
(3) The Admission Process, Enrolment, Fees and Charges Procedure documents how to comply with this Policy.
(4) This Policy applies to all University units and courses except Higher Degrees by Research, short courses and Vocational Education and Training (VET) courses.
(5) The University may offer entry to its courses to persons meeting admission requirements, subject to selection Policies and Procedures.
(6) All persons studying at the University must undertake enrolment or re-enrolment each year as a student of the University.
(7) The University will provide enrolment information and course planning advice to students and prospective students.
(8) For each course or unit the University may determine a quota of places.
(9) In accordance with external and University legislation, the University will levy fees and amend the amounts from time to time.
(10) The fees charged to Australian students shall be determined by the Vice-Chancellor.
(11) The University will provide comprehensive and accessible information on fees and charges for students and will ensure that the administration of these is consistent with the published information and in accordance with the legislation and relevant University policies and procedures.
(12) The University reserves the right to exclude, terminate or discontinue a student's enrolment.
(13) The University will publish dates on the website each year detailing the academic and financial penalties associated with unit or course withdrawals.
(14) The University will ensure that:
(15) Students are responsible for:
(16) International students must ensure that their enrolment complies with their visa requirements.
(17) Applicants may apply for deferral of their studies after receiving a place in a course for up to 24 months or for longer periods in special circumstances.
(18) A student may apply for intermission after commencing a course for up to 12 months, or for longer periods in special circumstances.
(19) A student may withdraw from any course or unit at their discretion. However, students must consider the possible consequences of a withdrawal on future course progress, availability of units, fees, status as a student and scholarships.
(20) A student may apply to undertake study at another Australian tertiary institution or at an overseas tertiary institution and have their approved studies credited towards their Deakin University degree.
(21) Subject to meeting the Minimum Academic Requirements for Admission (see Admission Criteria and Selection (Higher Education Courses) Policy) a person who wishes to complete a single unit of study offered by the University without undertaking an award course may apply for admission as a non-award student.
(22) Refer to the Admission Process, Enrolment, Fees and Charges Procedure.
(23) For the purpose of this Policy: