You may be eligible to apply for a remission of your subject fees because of special circumstances if you:
withdraw from a subject after the census date, or
If you are granted Remssion of Debt, the fail grade/s will be removed from your official transcript, and you will no longer have to pay for those subjects.
Special circumstances are medical, personal, employment or course related issues. In order to be considered for a remission of debt, your circumstances must have:
Been beyond your control
Not made their full impact on you until on, or after, the census date; and
Made it impossible for you to complete the requirements of your subject
You will require documents to prove your special circumstances.
La Trobe University provides resources and information about Remission of Debt including:
We strongly suggest you following all timelines and requirements as outlined in the procedures and policy document. Need help with this process? Book an appointment to see an LTSU Advocate!
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