Transfer to another course (Internal)
The student may transfer to another course on the condition that the student meets the new programme requirement. Their transfer will be effected in the following term with no refund made on fees paid for the current term. The application for transfer is subjected to Auston Institute’s approval and students will be informed the outcome within 7 working days. Upon approval, an administrative charge of $100 (excluding GST) shall apply.
Transfer to another school (External)
A student who wishes to transfer out of Auston Institute to another school shall be deemed as withdrawing from his/her course of study at Auston Institute. Before approving any such transfer/withdrawal request the student must ensure that there are no outstanding fees. The student shall be required to complete the Withdrawal From and follow the Withdrawal Process. Student Services shall respond to students within 7 working days upon receiving Withdrawal Form.
Interruption of studies
Deferment of module or assessment
Students may request to interrupt their studies and will stop attending all lessons, assessments and the course related activities during the approved period of interruption (not more than 6 months). The considerations to be applied in making such decision should include:
- Whether interruption/ deferment is inevitable owing to extenuating circumstances such illness, or unavoidable work or family commitments.
- The reasons cited by student indicate that it would be their best academic, financial, or personal interest to voluntarily interrupt or defer their studies or assessments.
This request is not automatically granted and it must be made in advance for approval on case-by-case basis and subject to respective University’s rules and regulation for external development course. All students must submit their request form with payment before cut-off date respectively for deferments. Where a deferment or interruption of studies is granted, students must return to undertake the required modules and assessments accordance with the ongoing class and examination schedule after the approved period of deferment.
International students are not eligible for interruption of studies while holding on to the Student’s Pass. This is unless the student is prepared to cancel his/her Student’s Pass and leave the country during the approved duration of the interruption of studies or has alternative legal option for studying without a Student’s Pass.
If a request was submitted by a student who is under 18 years old, he/she is required to obtain the parent/legal guardian’s written consent and submit together with the request form. Inform Immigration & Checkpoint Authority of Singapore (ICA) of any change to the status of the Student’s Pass (STP), if applicable. If the student decided to withdraw studies, Student Services to cancel the student FPS and inform the relevant parties for all withdrawal cases.