Withdrawal and Refund Policy

This policy applies on application and includes applications for wait listing.

HOW TO WITHDRAW
You need to notify the Summer School by email: summer.school@sydney.edu.au that you wish to withdraw. Students can withdraw from their unit of study without academic penalty and receive a full refund of tuition fees until the census date. Please refer to the Important Dates page to see the census dates. Students withdrawing from a Summer or Winter School subject AFTER 4.00pm on the relevant census date will receive NO REFUND of their tuition fee.

A late withdrawal may incur a late withdrawal fee.

Summer School
1. For classes commencing in December 2013, students withdrawing from a Summer School subject from 26 November 2013 to the relevant census date, will receive a refund of tuition fees but may be liable for a $250 late withdrawal fee.

2. For classes commencing in January 2014, students withdrawing from a Summer School subject from 12 December 2013 to the relevant census date, will receive a refund of tuition fees but may be liable for a $250 late withdrawal fee.

3. For classes commencing in late January 2014, students withdrawing from a Summer School subject between the 6 January and the commencement of the class, will receive a refund of tuition fees, but may be liable for a $250 late withdrawal fee.

Winter School

4. Students withdrawing from a Winter School subject between 15 June 2014 and the relevant census date, will receive a refund of tuition fees but may be liable for a $250 late withdrawal fee.

Academic Penalty

Note: Students may withdraw from their Summer or Winter School subject(s) up until 4.00pm on the last day of the teaching period for that particular subject. However there may be an Academic penalty. The teaching period is defined in hours of scheduled classes from the first day through to the last day, excluding the final examination or assessment. The following Academic penalties apply.

Discontinue-Not-Fail applies if you withdraw AFTER your census date but before HALF of the teaching period for that subject. You will NOT receive a refund of your tuition fees. Discontinue-Not- Fail will be recorded on your academic transcript.

Discontinue-Fail applies if you withdraw AFTER your census date and AFTER half of the teaching period has passed, but only to the end of the teaching period. You may not withdraw after this date. You will NOT receive a refund of their tuition fee. Discontinue- Fail will be recorded on your academic transcript.

ACADEMIC TRANSCRIPTS
Academic transcripts are available from the Student Centre in the Jane Foss Russell Building.


How to apply for a refund

You must first withdraw from your unit of study before applying for a refund of your tuition fees.
To apply for a refund, please download and complete the Refund Application form and fax or scan a copy to the Summer School.

Note: Fees for Semester One pre-enrolments may have been charged to your student fee account. This means your Summer School refund, if any has been offset against your Semester One tuition fee and you may not be eligible for a refund.


Download the application for a refund form as PDF