Student FAQs - Coronavirus

31 January 2020

Coronavirus January 2020

Student enrolment - Frequently Asked Questions

Updated: 3pm, Friday 31 January 2020

How late can I enrol for semester 1 2020? 

Semester one 2020 begins 24 February 2020. If your travel plans have been delayed due to coronavirus related flight changes, you will be able to enrol until 10 March. Your academic College and School should be able to help you catch up with any missed classes  We will also provide additional orientation activities. 

If you can't start classes by 10 March, then you might wish to defer your studies for a semester.  New students should contact Continuing students should email We are working through potential options like winter school and intensives for students who can't make it to campus, and we'll update you as soon as we have more information. 

I have paid a deposit of fees and am wondering what I need to do if I won't be there in semester 1? 

You deposit will be refunded back to you. Alternatively, it can be applied to future study. Please contact for assistance.   

If you have not yet paid your fees for 2020, your place to start in semester two will be saved for you.   

If I will not be studying in semester one, do I need to drop my courses in ISIS? 

No. Instead, please contact before 10 March 2020 and we will process your program leave for you.  

I have a deferred/supplementary exam scheduled in the week commencing 24 February 2020 and am concerned I cannot attend. What should I do?  

Please contact the Examinations Office at and we will provide you tailored advice based on your specific circumstances. 

I am due to finish my studies in semester one 2020  and my visa will expire in September 2020. If I have to miss semester one, what should I do about extending my visa and Confirmation of Enrolment?  

Please email and we will assist you with contacting the Department of Home Affairs to make sure your Confirmation of Enrolments matches your updated study period.    

This semester will be my last semester and if I can't attend campus, I'm worried my graduation may be delayed. Can I study my courses online in order to graduate on time? 

We're working on options for you, such as winter school and intensives, and can give you advice based on your program requirements and individual circumstances. Please contact your Academic College directly to discuss your options:  


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