You will need to provide specific supporting documents with your application.
You may be required to supply originals of these documents at any time during your studies at the University.
These documents need to include the period of time in which you have been impacted, for example the start and end date of your illness, injury or misadventure.
If your circumstances are of a sensitive nature, please indicate when you expect you will be able to complete your assessment or return to your studies. If you need more time at the end of this period, you can submit another application.
You are not required to disclose the nature of your illness, injury or misadventure. In these circumstances:
Provide one of the following documents:
Provide either of the following documents accompanied by relevant supporting documents:
Only dates on the above documents will be applied, so if you are experiencing ongoing effects limiting your ability to study or complete assessments, you need to provide a professional practitioner certificate and any travel-related evidence indicating the extended dates of impact.
Provide the following documents:
If you are unable to obtain a professional practitioner certificate, include a statutory declaration outlining your circumstances, accompanied by supporting documents. Your statutory declaration needs to indicate how your ability to study has been impacted by your circumstances and when you expect to be able to complete your assessments or return to your studies.
A copy of the summons, subpoena, court order or notice of selection for jury duty stating:
A signed certificate on an official letterhead from a medical practitioner/midwife/relevant adoption agency stating:
This certificate needs to be filled out, signed and stamped by a registered medical/health practitioner who is not related to you. You can download and print the form (pdf, 320KB).
The certificate needs to be completed in full and include an evaluation of the duration (giving start and end dates) of impact and degree of impact that the illness, injury or carer’s duties have had on your ability to attend classes and learn or to complete assessments.
A statutory declaration is a signed, written statement that allows a person to declare something to be true in the presence of an authorised witness. You'll need to use a NSW statutory declaration form and have it signed by a Justice of the Peace.
Your statutory declaration should include:
A dated obituary from a newspaper, a funeral notice or funeral program that includes:
If you need to travel interstate or overseas for the funeral, you will need to provide supporting documents such as a travel itinerary or statutory declaration for the additional time you are away.
The notice needs to include:
This is produced by the police and should include:
If a police report is unavailable when you submit your application, you will need to provide a statutory declaration that includes how the incident has affected your studies, along with a COPS event number, which is evidence a crime has been reported.
This should be written on an official letterhead and needs to include: