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Policy: Transfer between registered providers (release for student visa holders)

Purpose

To outline the standards for releasing international student visa holders seeking to enrol at another registered education provider.

Overview

International student visa holder releases issued by the University comply with the Education Services for Overseas Students Act 2000 and the requirements of Standard 7 of the National Code of Practice for Registration Authorities and Providers of Education and Training to Overseas Students 2018.

Scope

This policy applies across the University.

Policy statement

  1. The Australian National University releases students from the University in circumstances that comply with:
  • the Education Services for Overseas Student Act 2000;
  • the National Code of Practice for Registration Authorities and Providers of Education and Training to Overseas Students 2018; and
  • International Student Visa requirements.
  1. Where there is a release granted to the student, it is at no cost to that student.

Information

Printable version (PDF)
Title Transfer between registered providers (release letter)
Document Type Policy
Document Number ANUP_000474
Version
Purpose To outline the standards for issuing release letters to international student visa holders seeking to enrol at another registered provider.
Audience Students
Category Academic
Topic/ SubTopic Students
 
Effective Date 25 Feb 2021
Next Review Date 23 Dec 2025
 
Responsible Officer: Registrar, Student Administration
Approved By: Academic Board
Contact Area Division of Student Administration and Academic Services
Authority: Education Services for Overseas Students Act 2000
National Code of Practice for Providers of Education and Training to Overseas Students 2018
Higher Education Standards Framework (Threshold Standards) 2021
Australian Qualifications Framework
Delegations 0

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