Research International - Accept, Defer, or Decline

If your application to study at ANU is successful, you will receive an offer. All offers are sent via email, so it is important that you provide an active email address that you check frequently.

Once you receive an offer it is very important that you accept as soon as possible to ensure your place at ANU is reserved.

The final date we can receive your acceptance is indicated on your offer letter. However, we recommend that you accept as soon as possible so you can start planning your program and get involved in our amazing student community.

If you wish to Defer or Decline your offer, simply send an email to hdr.admissions@anu.edu.au All requests to defer an offer are considered at the discretion of the academic area responsible for your program, in consultation with your supervisor.

How to Accept

Step 1
Check Conditions

Before you accept, check your offer letter to make sure you meet any remaining conditions. Please contact the Admissions Office if you have any questions about the conditions of your offer.

Step 2
Submit Acceptance Forms

Please complete the Acceptance & Payment Advice form attached to your offer letter, and email the completed form to hdr.admissions@anu.edu.au

Alternatively, you can send a copy of your Acceptance & Payment Advice form to the mailing address indicated on your offer letter.

Please indicate your intended date of commencement on your acceptance form. It is a good idea to discuss your nominated commencement date with your supervisor before you accept.

Step 3
Pay your deposit if required

This step is only necessary for students who do not hold a scholarship.

Please ensure you submit your tuition fee deposit and indicate your receipt number on your acceptance form.