Enrolment procedures for graduate students are course specific and are deter-
mined by the respective Colleges/Faculties. Students are to consult with their
respective College/Faculty Graduate Studies, Research and Entrepreneurship
Coordinator on the correct procedures for enrolment.
Leave of Absence/Suspension of Studies
Leave of absence is the suspension of studies with the approval of the Univer-
sity, for one semester or one academic year. Leave of absence up to one
academic does not count against a student’s maximum completion time for
the particular course of study. Leave of absence may be granted for following
Medical (injury/illness, pregnancy, childbirth, traumatic experiences and
Academic (internship locally or overseas, student exchange with other insti-
Other (participation in approved competition, financial problems, interna-
tional students with passport/visa issues).
In all instances supporting documentation will be required.
A student should seek approval for leave of absence prior to the start of the
academic year or semester for which he/she is seeking leave of absence. Leave
of absence is not granted retroactively.
A student on leave of absence is required to pay a studentship fee in order to
maintain his/her studentship. The amount will be determined by the Office
of Finance and Business Services.
Students are not permitted to pursue any studies at the University while on
leave of absence.
Students are required to request re-instatement by writing to the Registrar.
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SCHOOL OF GR ADUA T E S TUD I E S R E S E A RCH AND ENT R E P R ENE UR SH I P