Returning to studies after absence
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 an incomplete program of study at Macquarie University within 24 consecutive months may re-enrol directly via eStudent. Visit discontinuing study for more information.
International Students seeking to return to an incomplete program of study at Macquarie University within 24 consecutive months must apply for a new CoE from Macquarie University and a new student visa with the Department of Home Affairs. You can ask open your enrolment by submitting a request to AskMQ.
Absence greater than 24 consecutive months
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 the Universities Admissions Centre (UAC) or directly to Macquarie. Please see the course finder for the prescribed method for your degree.
Applications for admission are assessed on a competitive basis. Successful applicants will be admitted to the current version of an approved program of study in the session to which they return.
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
Readmission - returning after an exclusion
From 2018 you must apply as a new applicant. Course details and how to apply can be found on Coursefinder.
Admission is competitively based on academic merit. We recommend you undertake further studies to improve your academic performance to help you gain entry into your desired program.