Academic best interests
Our definition for academic best interests
Academic best interests means that you would be likely to fail, for academic reasons, if you studied full-time but would be likely to pass more than half of the course if you studied part-time.
Academic reasons are reasons that relate to your cognitive ability, eg, you have a brain injury which means you can’t concentrate on learning all day.
Studying part-time to pursue other interests
Academic best interests does not include situations where you're studying part-time to pursue other interests, eg you're an elite athlete and you can't study full-time because of your training demands.