Program, stream and course discontinuance or interruption - transitional arrangements - Higher Education procedure
Accreditation - the formal approval of a award program by an accrediting or endorsing authority.
Course - a unit of study within an award program;
Deferment - the postponement of studies for up to one year by an applicant for a program who has received an offer but who has not yet enrolled;
Discontinuance - the permanent removal of a award program, stream or course from offerings at RMIT University;
Interruption - the temporary removal of a program of study from RMIT University offerings;
Leave of Absence - the process by which enrolled students request formal approval to suspend their studies.
Program - An accredited course of study which leads to an RMIT award;
Prospective student - an individual who has enquired, applied or is awaiting selection for an award program at RMIT University;
Stream - a study plan within an approved award program;
Course sequence - a series of two or more courses which is studied in sequence
Student - any person enrolled at the University for any award of the University. This does not include persons who:
(a) have qualified for the award for which they have been enrolled and the period from the end of the examination period to the commencement of the next semester (excluding summer semester where relevant) has expired;
(b) have been excluded from the University or had their candidature terminated pursuant to any Statute or Regulation thereunder;
(c) have not for any academic year or period of study re-enrolled by the date prescribed;
(d) have given the Academic Registrar notice in writing of discontinuance by the date prescribed.