|Notification of Withdrawal of Studies|
|Students who do not plan to continue their studies at the University should submit the withdrawal notification via AIMS. Upon receipt of the withdrawal notification, the Academic Regulations and Records Office will send an email acknowledgement to the student.|
|Steps of Notifying Withdrawal of Study via AIMS:|
An email will be sent to the student to acknowledge receipt of the notification.
|Effecting the Withdrawal of Studies|
|Withdrawal will normally take effect from the date of submission of the notification as recorded in AIMS. However, notification submitted during or after the examination period will take effect only from the following semester.|
|Fees Chargeable for Withdrawal of Studies|
|Students are not liable for the tuition fee of the semester/term if the withdrawal notification is submitted up to the end of Week 2.|
If the notification of withdrawal is submitted from Week 3 till the end of Week 6# in Semester A/B (or the end of Week 3# in Summer Term), the student will be required to pay 50% of the tuition fee for that semester/term, or the minimum tuition for two credit units (for programmes charged on a per credit unit basis), whichever is higher.
If the notification of withdrawal is submitted in Week 7# and afterwards in Semester A/B (or Week 4# and afterwards in Summer Term), the student will be liable for 100% of the tuition fee for that semester/term, or the minimum tuition for two credit units (for programmes charged on a per credit unit basis), whichever is higher.
# Sunday is the start day of the week. Click here for the Academic Calendar.
For new students, the acceptance fee paid at the time of admission will not be refunded under any circumstances.
Students studying on programmes that do not follow the University Academic Calendar should follow the timelines and regulations specified by the respective programmes.
Click here to see the Regulations on Tuition Fees in details.
|Settling Matters with the University upon Withdrawal|
|Students are required to settle the following matters within 10 working days upon notification of withdrawal:|
|Unpaid Tuition Fees|
|Students who have withdrawn from studies but still have outstanding fees in their student accounts will be flagged in the student record system as debtors. The graduation fee will not be refunded. These students will be required to clear the amount when seeking admission/re-admission to the University in future.|
|Informing the SFO|
|If you are an applicant of Tertiary Student Finance Scheme - Publicity-funded Programmes or Financial Assistance Scheme for Post-secondary Students and/or Non-means-tested Loan Scheme in the current academic year, you should notify the Student Financial Office (SFO) about your withdrawal of studies immediately in writing. The SFO will review your application and adjust your entitlements of financial assistance, if necessary. In the event that there is overpayment of financial assistance, you are required to refund the amount overpaid immediately upon demand.|