Jobs Ready Package
The Australian Federal Government’s Job-ready Graduates Package has changed the fee structure of courses and the conditions students need to meet to receive Australian Government support during their studies (such as Commonwealth Supported Place (CSP) and Higher Education Loan Program loans (HELP).
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Introduction of completion rate requirements 2022
The Federal Government's new completion rate requirements introduced from January this year apply to students enrolled in a Commonwealth Supported Place (CSP) and those who access HECS-HELP or FEE-HELP who:
The new requirements mean that students must maintain satisfactory course progression pass rates or they will lose access to their Commonwealth Supported Place (CSP) and HELP loans.
How it works
Students studying a Bachelor degree or higher course who fail more than 50% of their total subjects, after attempting eight (8) subjects, will reach the ‘low completion rate threshold’ and will lose access to their Commonwealth Supported Place (CSP) and HELP loans.
Students in enabling degrees (Tertiary Preparation Program (TPP), Certificates and Diplomas) reach the low completion rate threshold if they fail more than 50% of their total subjects, after attempting four (4) subjects, and will lose access to their Commonwealth Supported Place (CSP) and HELP loans.
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Curtin’s Changes to Your Supported Place Video
Remember that any units you withdraw from AFTER the census date resulting in a WDR (withdrawn) grade it will count in low completion rate calculations. This means withdrawal after the Teaching Census and before the Last Withdrawal date will count towards the low completion rate.
If you are concerned about your progress in any of your units get in touch with Curtin Connect to discuss your options.
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