Higher Education Support Act 2003

Chapter 2 - Grants for higher education assistance etc  


Division 36 - What are the conditions of receiving a grant?  

Subdivision 36-B - Conditions relating to Commonwealth supported students  

36-5   Meaning of Commonwealth supported student  


A person is a Commonwealth supported student , in relation to a unit of study, if:

(a) the higher education provider with which he or she is enrolled in that unit has advised the person in writing that he or she is a Commonwealth supported student:

(i) in relation to the unit; or

(ii) if the person is undertaking a *course of study with the provider of which the unit forms a part - in relation to that course of study; and

(b) at the end of the *census date for the unit, the higher education provider would not have been prohibited, under section 36-10 or 36-15 , or both, from so advising the person.

However, the person is not a Commonwealth supported student in relation to the unit if he or she notifies an *appropriate officer of the provider that he or she does not wish to be a Commonwealth supported student in relation to the unit.

A notice under subsection (3):

(a) must be in writing; and

(b) must be given on or before the *census date for the unit.

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