This web site provides international students with information about their study options and visa responsibilities. Options for international students are determined by ESOS (Education Services for Overseas Students Act), The National Code 2007 and student visa conditions as applied by DIAC (Department of Immigration and Citizenship).
Under ESOS the University must tell the Secretary of DEST about any change to a student's enrolment. This action notifies DIAC and may effect your student visa. If you have any questions regarding your visa you should contact DIAC.
Leaving the University
If you are in Australia on a student visa you must be enrolled. If you find you are unable to continue your study at the University of Wollongong or you change education provider the University must tell the Australian Government. This action notifies DIAC. Find out about your options for leaving the University.
Your CoE (Confirmation of Enrolment)
If you are in Australia on a student visa you must complete your degree within the timeframe given on your CoE. The University may change the length of time given on your CoE in a small number of situations. This means you should do all you can to make sure you complete your course in the time given on your CoE. Discover more about your CoE.
Satisfactory Course Progress
It is a requirement of your student visa that you maintain satisfactory course progress. Failure to make satisfactory course progress could result in your visa being cancelled. Find out more about the visa implications of not making satisfactory course progress.
Important Information About Exams
Changes to Examination Rules in 2012 mean that International Students are no longer allowed to use a translation dictionary in exams. Find out more about Exam Rule Changes »