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Key Dates

Key Dates

You should plan to submit your complete international student application well in advance of the application close date. Your offer letter will have an acceptance expiry date stated on it. This is the last date you can return your signed acceptance of offer, make payment, and meet any other conditions as stated on your offer letter.

Applications received after the application close date may be offered a deferral to the next available intake. 

The next available intake will be mid-semester (3rd April 2017).

There are two different types of international students:

  • An onshore student is currently living in Australia with a current visa

  • An offshore student is currently living outside of Australia and does not hold a visa.

Whether you are an onshore or an offshore students effects your application close dates. 

Mid-semester intake (3rd April 2017) 

Student type Application close date
Onshore students
All applications close 1 week prior to the start of classes
Offshore students
10th March 2017

Semester 2 intake 2017

Student type Program type
Application close date
Onshore students
All programs
All program applications close one week prior to the start of classes
Offshore students
VET Program including programs packaged with TAFE Queensland English Language Program
30th May 2017
TAFE Queensland English Language Program only
Application received a minimum five weeks prior to start of study to allow time for enrolment and visa processing


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