Students planning to suspend their studies for a study period, a year or longer will need to withdraw from all units via eStudent.
Other than withdrawing from all units prior to the relevant census dates, you are not required to notify the University. Withdrawing after the census date may incur an academic penalty and/or financial liability. For a full list of Macquarie census dates, visit important academic dates.
Application to resume studies
The appropriate procedure to resume your studies will depend on your circumstances and when you anticipate resuming.
You need to have a recorded result in at least one unit of your incomplete qualification. This does not include Incomplete or Withdrawal unit status.
Absence within 24 consecutive months
Students seeking to return to their incomplete program of study at Macquarie University may re-enrol directly via eStudent .
Absence greater than 24 consecutive months
Returning into 2017
Domestic students with a course status of ‘Not Continued’ and are seeking to return to their incomplete program of study at Macquarie University will be required to apply for readmission.
Returning from Session 1 2018
Domestic students with a course status of ‘Not Continued’ and are seeking to return to their incomplete program of study at Macquarie University must reapply as a new applicant either through UAC or directly to Macquarie.
International full-fee paying students
If you are a full-fee paying international student, you must contact the International Office for advice on returning to your course.
T: +61 2 9850 6320
Formal withdrawal from all units in first year of study
If you have no recorded results in your course at Macquarie because you withdrew from all your units before the relevant census date, you will be regarded as not having been 'effectively enrolled'. To return to study you will need to submit a new application through UAC.
You may choose to defer your position if you are eligible.