Withdrawal/Transfer/Refund Request for non-commencing students
IMPORTANT NOTES FOR APPLICANTS:
1. THIS APPLICATION MUST BE COMPLETED BY STUDENTS WHO ARE UNABLE TO COMMENCE THEIR PROGRAM OF STUDY DUE TO
VISA REFUSAL OR INTERNAL AND EXTERNAL TRANSFERS.
2. THIS FORM SHOULD BE READ IN CONJUNCTION WITH THE EQUALS TRANSFER BETWEEN REGISTERED PROVIDERS POLICY AND THE REFUND POLICY, AVAILABLE HERE:
3. YOU WILL BE REQUIRED TO RETURN YOUR STUDENT ID CARD. PLEASE BRING THIS TO ADMISSIONS TO BE DESTROYED.
Date of Birth
Your USI helps to confirm your identity.
All learners studying in Australia MUST have a USI number. This is an Australian Government requirement. Go to
to get a USI or check what yours is. Or, go to the Personal Details icon in your EQUALS Learner Portal to find your registered USI. Enter your USI in this field.
Program of Study
Diploma of Nursing
Advanced Diploma of Nursing
Certificate IV in Community Services
Diploma of Community Services
Certificate III in Aged Care
Diploma of Early Childhood
Certificate III in Early Childhood
Advanced Diploma of Ayurveda
Diploma of Ayurvedic Lifestyle Consultation
Diploma of Remedial Massage
Diploma of Business Administration
Advanced Diploma of Business
Diploma of Hospitality
Advanced Diploma of Hospitality
Diploma of Mental Health
Certificate III Dental Assisting
Certificate III Pathology Collection
Certificate III Health Services Assistance
Reason for Withdrawal
Supporting details (type extra information here)
Do you require a Release Letter?
If you are requesting an external transfer, please upload your offer letter from your new provider.
If you are requesting an internal transfer, please upload your EQUALS International offer letter.
See upload section below.
Upload supporting documents / evidence here
You should attach supporting evidence with your application. Please upload a single file including copies of relevant documentation, e.g. offer letter from another institute, Visa refusal letter, etc.
If you are an international student and you do not attach documentation supporting your request for withdrawal this may extend your application processing time.
By submitting this form, you acknowledge the following:
a) the above information is true and correct;
b) The information supplied may be provided to the Australian government if requested;
c) I understand that this application to withdraw/transfer may affect my student visa. I will contact the Department of
Home and Affairs (DOHA) for visa information prior to submitting this form. DOHA can be contacted on 131 881 or
via their website at
d) I understand that I have 20 working days to access the complaints and appeals process should I wish to appeal the outcome of my application.
e) I have read and acknowledge the terms and conditions of my enrolment, as outlined in my signed Student Enrolment form and Handbook and other documents as may be relevant to my enrolment at EQUALS.
f) I understand that EQUALS may take legal action to recover any outstanding fees and I will be liable to pay recovery costs
g) I understand that by changing my AQTF standard, I am required to amend my Visa. (e.g Advanced Diploma to Diploma)
h) I have read and understood the refund policy, which is stated in my application forms.
By ticking this box I acknowledge the above information.
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