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International Student Transfer Request Policy

Status and Details

This page contains information about the status, approval and implementation of this document, contact details for the relevant Unit Head and document author and, on the right, a brief summary of changes between this and the previous version.

Effective Date:
19th June 2018
Review Date:
19th February 2021
Approval Authority Policy:
Vice Chancellor
Approval Authority Procedure Guideline:
Not Applicable
Approval Date:
18th June 2018
Expired Date:
To Be Advised
Unit Head
Name: Monty Singh +61 2 66203850
Position: Director, SCU International
Name: Ulrike Baker +61 2 66203851
Position: Manager, International Admissions and Quality Assurance
Enquiries Contact
Division: SCU International +61 2 66203876

Summary of Changes from Previous Version

Amendments have been made to this policy to ensure compliance with the new National Code of Practice for
Providers of Education and Training to Overseas Students 2018 (the National Code): These include:
- Additional clauses to clarify criteria for accepting a request to transfer, and criteria for rejecting a
- Amendments to reflect that the process for transfer has changed under the National Code and is now
automated through the Provider Registration and International Student Management System (PRISMS).
- Additional clause for students under the age of 18, which requires the releasing and receiving
universities to negotiate the date for the transfer of welfare responsibilities.

Clauses Amended
Policy: All
Procedure: All