This form should be used if you are intending to be absent from class for 5 -14 consecutive days or if you expect to miss the start of any trimester.

If you need to be absent for an extended period of time and are unable to maintain your course progression, you may need to defer your studies. In this instance, please complete the Student Course Deferment or Suspension Form (Continuing Students).

If an assessment is due in the period you will be absent, you should consider applying for Special Consideration by completing a Special Consideration Request Form. Special Consideration will be assessed in accordance with the Special Consideration guidelines in the Student Assessment Policy and
associated Procedure. Applications for Special Consideration must be received before the assessment event or within 3 days of the assessment event.
It will be your responsibility to contact your lecturer to discuss what you have missed in class.
Holiday leave during a Trimester will not usually be granted unless there are extenuating circumstances. You must provide a supporting evidence.
Please note that you will be notified of the outcome within 5 working days from the date of submission.
Please contact Student Services ( if you have any further queries regarding this application form.


Title: *
Sex: *


Reason(s) for holiday leave (please tick): *


I declare that the information provided by me is accurate and complete. By signing this form, I declare that I understand the conditions stated on this form and as specified in the Student Progression and Exclusion Policy and associated Procedure.
Student's signature *
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