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2. Formal Communications

Note: The University may also use SMS for reminders regarding key dates and similar matters. Students are encouraged to provide and ensure the accuracy of their mobile phone numbers, as well as their other contact details.

2.1 Correspondence to student

2.1.1 A notice or advice to a student is sufficient if it is in writing and is —

  1. posted to the student —
    1. for admission purposes, at the address listed on the application for admission;
    2. at the semester address shown on the student's most recent enrolment, if posted during a semester;
    3. at the home address shown on the student’s most recent enrolment, if posted during a vacation;
  2. transmitted by facsimile to a number provided by the student as being identified with the relevant address; or
  3. sent by e-mail to the student’s University e-mail address.

2.1.2 Unless a later delivery date can be proven in the case of students in remote or off-shore locations, any notice or advice is deemed to have been received –

  1. if sent by post to an address within Australia, on the third working day after it was sent;
  2. if sent by post to an address outside Australia, on the seventh working day after it was sent;
  3. if sent by facsimile or email, no later than 48 hours from the date and time at which it was sent;
  4. if sent by email, on the first working day after it was sent.

2.2 Correspondence from student

2.2.1 Correspondence from a student will be deemed to be effective on the date of its receipt by the University.

2.2.2 Any correspondence, document or form submitted to the University by a student becomes the property of the University unless, at the discretion of the University, it elects to return the document or form to the student, with or without first having made a copy thereof.