Reduced Study Load Application Form
Please complete this form if you're seeking to reduce your study load.
Applications for Reduced Study Load are assessed as per the National Code requirements and can be approved only in certain circumstances. Please select the most relevant reason and provide appropriate supporting evidence.
Applications for Reduced Study Load can be submitted one month prior to semester starts and no later than ten (10) working days before census date of each semester.
Each application for a Reduced Study Load is assessed on a case by case basis by the international support team and the outcome will be available to you within ten (10) working days.
If you have any questions, please don't hesitate to contact the Office of International Services via phone 08 8946 7215 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
CDU email address:
Course Name (Including Specialisation):
Number of subjects you wish to enrol in:
Reason for reduced study load
Compassionate and/or compelling circumstances
Unexpected changes to the course structure and unit availability.
Unable to meet prerequisite requirements or program rules
Granted advanced standing (credit transfer) and able to complete by CoE end date
Studied extra units during non-compulsory study period and able to complete by CoE end date
Please ONLY select ONE reason
Explain your reason for reduced study load further
The information provided by me is true and complete.
By ticking this box I am confirming that all information provided in this application is true and correct.
I understand the implications for my student visa
By ticking this box I am confirming I understand that undertaking a reduced study load may affect the duration of my program and will potentially have implications upon my student visa.
I have attached evidence/documents to support my reasons for requesting a reduced study load
By ticking this box I am confirming that the documentation I have attached to this application is true and correct
Document Upload - Please upload official study plan from the ALU and any supporting evidence.
Once you click 'submit' your application will be forwarded to the International Student Support team. You will receive an outcome within ten (10) working days of submitting your application. Please note, you are not permitted to withdraw from any units until written permission from the International Office has been provided.