Enrolments

Terms and Conditions

Please read this declaration carefully

All students studying at University of Tasmania must comply with the requirements set out in these Terms and Conditions for the duration of their studies.

Change effective August 2016

In relation to my enrolment I acknowledge that:
  • It is my responsibility to ensure that my enrolment is correct by the census date;
  • I must have engaged in my units of study (as described in the Unit Outline, for example through attendance, submission of assessments, accessing of unit content, use of systems, etc.) to the satisfaction of the Dean by the semester census date, in order to illustrate reasonable endeavours to pass my units and ultimately succeed in the course in which I am enrolled. I must also continue to engage beyond the census date. If I do not display satisfactory commitment in either regard, the University reserves the right to cancel my enrolment;
  • I acknowledge that I can withdraw from my unit without financial penalty up to the census date, and can withdraw with financial penalty but without academic penalty up until the end of week 7, or equivalent for non-standard semesters;
  • I acknowledge that the University is obliged by law to provide enrolment information to the Australian Government. This may affect Centrelink and other Government payments;
  • For international students, a failure to engage will result in reporting to the Government and impact visa compliance; and
  • I must enrol by the published enrolment closing date for a semester. A fee of $100 may be charged for late enrolments.

Institution Terms and Conditions

The University of Tasmania collects, stores and uses personal information, including student images, for the purposes of:
  • administration of the student's enrolment and progress in their study;
  • the provision of other services to the student by the University; and
  • to comply with the Higher Education Support Act 2003, the Education Services for Overseas Students (ESOS) Act 2000 and the National Code of Practice for Registration Authorities and Providers of Education and Training to Overseas Students 2007.
All information and images are:
  • collected and stored on a secure server;
  • only accessed by University staff for the purposes for which they have been collected; and
  • will only be used or disclosed in accordance with the University of Tasmania Privacy Policy at http://www.utas.edu.au/policy.
I understand that
  • I have the right to access my personal information held by the University in accordance with the Right to Information Act 2009 (Tas);
  • It is my responsibility to ensure that my enrolment is correct by the census date;
  • I agree to pay all fees, levies and charges within the specified timelines;
  • In relation to my enrolment I acknowledge that:
    • It is my responsibility to ensure that my enrolment is correct by the census date;
    • I must have engaged in my units of study (as described in the Unit Outline, for example through attendance, submission of assessments, accessing of unit content, use of systems, etc.) to the satisfaction of the Dean by the semester census date, in order to illustrate reasonable endeavours to pass my units and ultimately succeed in the course in which I am enrolled. I must also continue to engage beyond the census date. If I do not display satisfactory commitment in either regard, the University reserves the right to cancel my enrolment;
    • I acknowledge that I can withdraw from my unit without financial penalty up to the census date, and can withdraw with financial penalty but without academic penalty up until the end of week 7, or equivalent for non-standard semesters;
    • I acknowledge that the University is obliged by law to provide enrolment information to the Australian Government. This may affect Centrelink and other Government payments;
    • For international students, a failure to engage will result in reporting to the Government and impact visa compliance; and
    • I must enrol by the published enrolment closing date for a semester. A fee of $100 may be charged for late enrolments.
  • I will receive information and notices in relation to my course of study or general information via my University e-mail account;
  • I am required to abide by the University Ordinances, Rules, Policies and procedures;
  • I am aware of the conditions under which I can use the University's Information Technology facilities and I accept responsibility to obtain and read the relevant documents;
  • I understand that the email service may be delivered using cloud services from another provider (e.g. Microsoft) with data centre hosted overseas;
  • I consent to UTAS disclosing my personal information to a person or body external to UTAS where:
    • Disclosure is required or permitted by law, or is required to fulfil necessary reporting requirements to Commonwealth and/or state government departments, or statutory bodies, including Centrelink;
    • Disclosure is made necessary for reasons associated with my enrolment at UTAS, and including:
      • For the purposes of other institutions involved in the delivery of my course of study;
      • For the purposes of providing me with careers advice, services and development, which will benefit me as a student;
      • For the purposes of disclosure to external organisations such as professional bodies, if the disclosure is necessary in order for me to undertake learning in a workplace;
      • For the purposes of providing information to third parties contracted to administer surveys of students and graduates on behalf of the University For the purposes of being part of the UTAS Alumni database upon graduation to foster alumni relations;
      • For the purposes of being part of the UTAS Advancement Office database to engage with and support the university in the future; and
      • Any other circumstances in accordance with the UTAS Privacy Policy at http://www.utas.edu.au/policy.
  • I authorise UTAS to obtain official records from any educational institution I have attended to enable my application to be considered. I authorise UTAS to obtain official records from any educational institution I have attended to enable my application to be considered.  I understand that UTAS is not responsible if any educational body/institution does not supply these records. I understand that the results of the official record search will be made available to me on request and that an audit of this authority may also be undertaken.