Each semester and study period has its own census date. To find the census date for any semester or study period, you need to refer to Dates for Variation of Enrolment listed below.

The census date is important as it is the last day that you can change your enrolment. This includes changes that involve:

  • Withdrawing from a unit.
  • Withdrawing from your course.
  • Applying for credit / recognition of prior learning.

If you make any of these changes to your enrolment before the census date, the unit will not appear on your transcript.

If you make any of these changes to your enrolment after the census date:

  • You will be charged for that unit.
  • The unit will appear as a WN (Withdrawn - Fail) on your academic transcript.

If you have an outstanding balance on your student invoice after the census date, your enrolment may be cancelled by the University.

It is vital you are aware of the census date before you make these kinds of changes.

Dates for Variation of Enrolment - 2020

Adding Units

Summer Term Census Date – 6 January 2020

Date Description Penalty
1 December 2019 Final date to add a unit via Student Connect. None
2 December 2019
to
6 January 2020
Late Addition of Unit.
After the commencement of study period and prior to Census Date.
Requires approval by the Course Coordinator after consultation with the Lecturer-in-Charge.
$50

Withdrawing from Units

Summer Term Census Date – 6 January 2020

Date Description
Up to
6 January 2020
Withdraw via Student Connect.
Up to Census Date. *
No academic or financial liability. **
Treated as non-effective enrolment. Will not appear on academic transcript.
7 January
to
2 February 2020
Withdraw via Student Connect.
After Census Date and up to the end of study period.
WN - Withdrawn Fail recorded on transcript.
Financial liability remains and Student Learning Entitlement (if applicable) cannot be re-credited.
In special circumstances, the Head of School, or equivalent, may approve WW - Withdrawn Without Academic Penalty prior to the end of classes in the relevant study period.

* For a professional experience unit or unit containing professional experience: normally one week after commencement of the professional experience or community engagement placement if the withdrawal occurs before the relevant census date.

** Students may be liable for the Student Services and Amenities Fee (SSAF) if withdrawing after the Census Date.

Adding Units

Professional Term 1 Census Date – 27 January 2020

Date Description Penalty
Date Description Penalty
5 January 2020 Final date to add a unit via Student Connect. None
6 January
to
27 January 2020
Late Addition of Unit.
After the commencement of study period and prior to Census Date.
Requires approval by the Course Coordinator after consultation with the Lecturer-in-Charge.
$50

Withdrawing from Units

Professional Term 1 Census Date – 27 January 2020

Date Description
Up to
27 January 2020
Withdraw via Student Connect.
Up to Census Date. *
No academic or financial liability. **
Treated as non-effective enrolment. Will not appear on academic transcript.
28 January
to
09 February 2020
Withdraw via Student Connect.
After Census Date and up to the end of study period.
WN - Withdrawn Fail recorded on transcript.
Financial liability remains and Student Learning Entitlement (if applicable) cannot be re-credited.
In special circumstances, the Head of School, or equivalent, may approve WW – Withdrawn Without Academic Penalty prior to the end of classes in the relevant study period.

* For a professional experience unit or unit containing professional experience: normally one week after commencement of the professional experience or community engagement placement if the withdrawal occurs before the relevant census date.

** Students may be liable for the Student Services and Amenities Fee (SSAF) if withdrawing after the Census Date.

Adding Units

Professional Term 2 Census Date – 2 March 2020

Date Description Penalty
Date Description Penalty
2 February 2020 Final date to add a unit via Student Connect. None
3 February
to
2 March 2020
Late Addition of Unit.
After the commencement of study period and prior to Census Date.
Requires approval by the Course Coordinator after consultation with the Lecturer-in-Charge.
$50

Withdrawing from Units

Professional Term 2 Census Date – 2 March 2020

Date Description

Up to
2 March 2020

Withdraw via Student Connect.
Up to Census Date. *
No academic or financial liability. **
Treated as non-effective enrolment. Will not appear on academic transcript.

3 March
to
5 April 2020

Withdraw via Student Connect.
After the Census Date and up to the end of study period.
WN – Withdrawn Fail recorded on transcript.
Financial liability remains and Student Learning Entitlement (if applicable) cannot be re-credited.
In special circumstances, the Head of School, or equivalent, may approve WW – Withdrawn Without Academic Penalty prior to the end of classes in the relevant study period.

* For a professional experience unit or unit containing professional experience: normally one week after commencement of the professional experience or community engagement placement if the withdrawal occurs before the relevant census date.

** Students may be liable for the Student Services and Amenities Fee (SSAF) if withdrawing after the Census Date.

Adding Units

Semester 1 Census Date – 31 March 2020

Date Description Penalty
8 March 2020 Final date to add a unit via Student Connect. None
9 March
to
31 March 2020
Late Addition of Unit.
After the commencement of study period and prior to Census Date.
Requires approval by the Course Coordinator after consultation with the Lecturer-in-Charge.
$50

Withdrawing from Units

Semester 1 Census Date – 31 March 2020

Date Description
Up to
31 March 2020
Withdraw via Student Connect.
Up to Census Date. *
No academic or financial liability. **
Treated as non-effective enrolment. Will not appear on academic transcript.
1 April
to
31 May 2020
Withdraw via Student Connect.
After the Census Date and up to the end of study period.
WN – Withdrawn Fail recorded on transcript.
Financial liability remains and Student Learning Entitlement (if applicable) cannot be re-credited.
In special circumstances, the Head of School, or equivalent, may approve WW – Withdrawn Without Academic Penalty prior to the end of classes in the relevant study period.

* For a professional experience unit or unit containing professional experience: normally one week after commencement of the professional experience or community engagement placement if the withdrawal occurs before the relevant census date.

** Students may be liable for the Student Services and Amenities Fee (SSAF) if withdrawing after the Census Date.

Adding Units

Professional Term 3 Census Date – 6 April 2020

Date Description Penalty
08 March 2020 Final date to add a unit via Student Connect. None
09 March
to
06 April 2020
Late Addition of Unit.
After the commencement of study period and prior to Census Date.
Requires approval by the Course Coordinator after consultation with the Lecturer-in-Charge.
$50

Withdrawing from Units

Professional Term 3 Census Date – 6 April 2020

Date Description
Up to
06 April 2020
Withdraw via Student Connect.
Up to Census Date. *
No academic or financial liability. **
Treated as non-effective enrolment. Will not appear on academic transcript.
7 April
to
10 May 2020
Withdraw via Student Connect.
After the Census Date and up to the end of study period.
WN – Withdrawn Fail recorded on transcript.
Financial liability remains and Student Learning Entitlement (if applicable) cannot be re-credited.
In special circumstances, the Head of School, or equivalent, may approve WW – Withdrawn Without Academic Penalty prior to the end of classes in the relevant study period.

* For a professional experience unit or unit containing professional experience: normally one week after commencement of the professional experience or community engagement placement if the withdrawal occurs before the relevant census date.

** Students may be liable for the Student Services and Amenities Fee (SSAF) if withdrawing after the Census Date.

Adding Units

Professional Term 4 Census Date – 11 May 2020

Date Description Penalty
12 April 2020 Final date to add a unit via Student Connect. None
13 April
to
11 May 2020
Late Addition of Unit.
After the commencement of study period and prior to Census Date.
Requires approval by the Course Coordinator after consultation with the Lecturer-in-Charge.
$50

Withdrawing from Units

Professional Term 4 Census Date – 11 May 2020

Date Description
Up to
11 May 2020
Withdraw via Student Connect.
Up to Census Date. *
No academic or financial liability. **
Treated as non-effective enrolment. Will not appear on academic transcript.
12 May
to
14 June 2020
Withdraw via Student Connect.
After the Census Date and up to the end of study period.
WN – Withdrawn Fail recorded on transcript.
Financial liability remains and Student Learning Entitlement (if applicable) cannot be re-credited.
In special circumstances, the Head of School, or equivalent, may approve WW – Withdrawn Without Academic Penalty prior to the end of classes in the relevant study period.

* For a professional experience unit or unit containing professional experience: normally one week after commencement of the professional experience or community engagement placement if the withdrawal occurs before the relevant census date.

** Students may be liable for the Student Services and Amenities Fee (SSAF) if withdrawing after the Census Date.

Adding Units

Winter Term Census Date – 22 June 2020

Date Description Penalty
24 May 2020 Final date to add a unit via Student Connect. None
25 May
to
22 June 2020
Late Addition of Unit.
After the commencement of study period and prior to Census Date.
Requires approval by the Course Coordinator after consultation with the Lecturer-in-Charge.
$50

Withdrawing from Units

Winter Term Census Date – 22 June 2020

Date Description
Up to
22 June 2020
Withdraw via Student Connect.
Up to Census Date. *
No academic or financial liability. **
Treated as non-effective enrolment. Will not appear on academic transcript.
23 June
to
26 July 2020
Withdraw via Student Connect.
After the Census Date and up to the end of study period.
WN – Withdrawn Fail recorded on transcript.
Financial liability remains and Student Learning Entitlement (if applicable) cannot be re-credited.
In special circumstances, the Head of School, or equivalent, may approve WW – Withdrawn Without Academic Penalty prior to the end of classes in the relevant study period.

* For a professional experience unit or unit containing professional experience: normally one week after commencement of the professional experience or community engagement placement if the withdrawal occurs before the relevant census date.

** Students may be liable for the Student Services and Amenities Fee (SSAF) if withdrawing after the Census Date.

Adding Units

Professional Term 5 Census Date - 20 July 2020

Date Description Penalty
21 June 2020 Final date to add a unit via Student Connect. None
22 June
to
20 July 2020
Late Addition of Unit.
After the commencement of study period and prior to Census Date.
Requires approval by the Course Coordinator after consultation with the Lecturer-in-Charge.
$50

Withdrawing from Units

Professional Term 5 Census Date - 20 July 2020

Date Description
Up to
20 July 2020
Withdraw via Student Connect.
Up to Census Date. *
No academic or financial liability. **
Treated as non-effective enrolment. Will not appear on academic transcript.
21 July
to
23 August 2020
Withdraw via Student Connect.
After the Census Date and up to the end of study period.
WN - Withdrawn Fail recorded on transcript.
Financial liability remains and Student Learning Entitlement (if applicable) cannot be re-credited.
In special circumstances, the Head of School, or equivalent, may approve WW - Withdrawn Without Academic Penalty prior to the end of classes in the relevant study period.

* For a professional experience unit or unit containing professional experience: normally one week after commencement of the professional experience or community engagement placement if the withdrawal occurs before the relevant census date.

** Students may be liable for the Student Services and Amenities Fee (SSAF) if withdrawing after the Census Date.

Adding Units

Professional Term 6 Census Date – 24 August 2020

Date Description Penalty
26 July 2020 Final date to add a unit via Student Connect. None
27 July
to
24 August 2020
Late Addition of Unit.
After the commencement of study period and prior to Census Date.
Requires approval by the Course Coordinator after consultation with the Lecturer-in-Charge.
$50

Withdrawing from Units

Professional Term 6 Census Date – 24 August 2020

Date Description
Up to
24 August 2020
Withdraw via Student Connect.
Up to Census Date. *
No academic or financial liability. **
Treated as non-effective enrolment. Will not appear on academic transcript.
25 August
to
27 September 2020
Withdraw via Student Connect.
After the Census Date and up to the end of study period.
WN – Withdrawn Fail recorded on transcript.
Financial liability remains and Student Learning Entitlement (if applicable) cannot be re-credited.
In special circumstances, the Head of School, or equivalent, may approve WW – Withdrawn Without Academic Penalty prior to the end of classes in the relevant study period.

* For a professional experience unit or unit containing professional experience: normally one week after commencement of the professional experience or community engagement placement if the withdrawal occurs before the relevant census date.

** Students may be liable for the Student Services and Amenities Fee (SSAF) if withdrawing after the Census Date.

Adding Units

Semester 2 Census Date – 31 August 2020

Date Description Penalty
09 August 2020 Final date to add a unit via Student Connect. None
10 August
to
31 August 2020
Late Addition of Unit.
After the commencement of study period and prior to Census Date.
Requires approval by the Course Coordinator after consultation with the Lecturer-in-Charge.
$50

Withdrawing from Units

Semester 2 Census Date – 31 August 2020

Date Description
Up to
31 August 2020
Withdraw via Student Connect.
Up to Census Date. *
No academic or financial liability. **
Treated as non-effective enrolment. Will not appear on academic transcript.
1 September
to
1 November 2020
Withdraw via Student Connect.
After the Census Date and up to the end of study period.
WN – Withdrawn Fail recorded on transcript.
Financial liability remains and Student Learning Entitlement (if applicable) cannot be re-credited.
In special circumstances, the Head of School, or equivalent, may approve WW – Withdrawn Without Academic Penalty prior to the end of classes in the relevant study period.

* For a professional experience unit or unit containing professional experience: normally one week after commencement of the professional experience or community engagement placement if the withdrawal occurs before the relevant census date.

** Students may be liable for the Student Services and Amenities Fee (SSAF) if withdrawing after the Census Date.

Adding Units

Professional Term 7 Census Date – 28 September 2020

Date Description Penalty
30 August 2020 Final date to add a unit via Student Connect. None
31 August
to
28 September 2020
Late Addition of Unit.
After the commencement of study period and prior to Census Date.
Requires approval by the Course Coordinator after consultation with the Lecturer-in-Charge.
$50

Withdrawing from Units

Professional Term 7 Census Date – 28 September 2020

Date Description
Up to
28 September 2020
Withdraw via Student Connect.
Up to Census Date. *
No academic or financial liability. **
Treated as non-effective enrolment. Will not appear on academic transcript.
29 September
to
1 November 2020
Withdraw via Student Connect.
After the Census Date and up to the end of study period.
WN – Withdrawn Fail recorded on transcript.
Financial liability remains and Student Learning Entitlement (if applicable) cannot be re-credited.
In special circumstances, the Head of School, or equivalent, may approve WW – Withdrawn Without Academic Penalty prior to the end of classes in the relevant study period.

* For a professional experience unit or unit containing professional experience: normally one week after commencement of the professional experience or community engagement placement if the withdrawal occurs before the relevant census date.

** Students may be liable for the Student Services and Amenities Fee (SSAF) if withdrawing after the Census Date.

Adding Units

Professional Term 8 Census Date – 2 November 2020

Date Description Penalty
4 October 2020 Final date to add a unit via Student Connect. None
5 October
to
2 November 2020
Late Addition of Unit.
After the commencement of study period and prior to Census Date.
Requires approval by the Course Coordinator after consultation with the Lecturer-in-Charge.
$50

Withdrawing from Units

Professional Term 8 Census Date – 2 November 2020

Date Description
Up to 2 November 2020 Withdraw via Student Connect.
Up to Census Date. *
No academic or financial liability. **
Treated as non-effective enrolment. Will not appear on academic transcript.
3 November
to
6 December 2020
Withdraw via Student Connect.
After the Census Date and up to the end of study period.
WN – Withdrawn Fail recorded on transcript.
Financial liability remains and Student Learning Entitlement (if applicable) cannot be re-credited.
In special circumstances, the Head of School, or equivalent, may approve WW – Withdrawn Without Academic Penalty prior to the end of classes in the relevant study period.

* For a professional experience unit or unit containing professional experience: normally one week after commencement of the professional experience or community engagement placement if the withdrawal occurs before the relevant census date.

** Students may be liable for the Student Services and Amenities Fee (SSAF) if withdrawing after the Census Date.

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