Reasons beyond your control
Provides examples of reasons beyond your control. These may apply in cases where you have not met the performance requirements for Student Allowance or Student Loan or, to reasons why you can not study full-time.
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If you did not meet the performance requirements for Student Allowances or Student Loans you may still be entitled to receive another Student Allowance or Student Loan if you can show you did not meet the requirements due to reasons beyond your control.
Reasons beyond your control may include but are not limited to:
- medical, social, or psychological reasons which prevented you from passing your course
- In the case of continuing illness or other reasons, you will need to provide evidence that you are now capable of undertaking study.
- course cancellation - where your education provider has cancelled or changed the course or withdrawn tuition.
Limited Full-time study - sufficient cause outside your control
If you are studying less than full-time because of reasons that are beyond your control, then you may still be eligible for a Student Allowance and / or Student Loan if you are approved Limited Full-time status by StudyLink.
Sufficient cause outside your control may include but is not limited to:
- family circumstances or responsibilities
- a disability or
- significant administrative changes made by the education provider to your proposed course of study.