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It usually takes us between 4 to 6 weeks to process applications. If we can't process your application within this timeframe, we'll contact you to let you know.
When we've processed your application, we'll send you a letter to let you know the outcome. This will normally be within:
If you apply during our annual scholarship round (in September), we'll let you know the outcome of your application in early December, when we know the results of the scholarship round.
If you need to change any details after submitting your application, contact Research Admissions.
If your application is successful, you'll need to accept your offer, apply for your student visa, and prepare to live in Australia. Find a QUT agent representative who can help you submit:
Note that you are expected to complete your PhD in 3 years, but will be offered a 4 year visa.
If you will be relying on the outcome of an application for a QUT Scholarship to fund your course, please wait until you receive your scholarship outcome before accepting this offer. You will be notified via email regarding your scholarship outcome by the Research Student Centre (usually in early December each year).
Read more information about our annual scholarship round, including satisfying the QUT scholarship English language proficiency requirements.
Once you receive your scholarship outcome, you can accept your admission offer.
If you are a recipient of a QUT scholarship, you must return your scholarship response to offer form to the Research Student Centre. You can then accept your admission offer and seek assist from your QUT agent representative.
If you do not have a QUT agent to certify and send your documents to QUT, you will need to arrange for certified hard copies to be posted by mail to QUT.
Contact International Admissions if you have any queries about acceptable documents.
If you are being externally sponsored for your studies, send your official financial guarantee documentation from your sponsoring organisation and accept your offer.
Financial guarantees must be on official letterhead addressed to QUT, and must include:
To finalise your acceptance, you must:
If you are required to submit certified academic documents, take the originals and copies to:
If the documents are in a language other than English, you must also provide an official English translation.
If you require couple or family OSHC to be arranged by QUT (through Medibank), specify this in Section 3 of your acceptance of offer form and arrange payment. See more information on how to pay your fees through QUTPay.
Email all acceptance documentation to International Admissions.
Once you have accepted your offer we will then issue you with your confirmation of enrolment (CoE). Use your CoE to apply for your student visa through the Department of Immigration and Border Protection (DIBP). Your QUT agent representative can assist with your visa application process.
Make your visa application online through the application system ImmiAccount after you have gathered the documents to support your application. The Department of Immigration and Border Protection website provides information on the evidence you need to accompany your application.
Your application for a visa will be assessed by the Department of Immigration and Border Protection. In some countries, it might take a long time to process your visa, so make sure you leave plenty of time to apply.
If you are bringing your children to Australia, you must provide evidence that you are making arrangements for them to attend school while in Australia.
In your visa application, you will be asked a question about the provider of any funding for your research training. If you are receiving funding under a training scheme directly awarded by the Commonwealth government of Australia (such as Endeavour, Defence etc), you may answer ‘yes’ on the visa application form. All other students who receive scholarships not directly from the Australian Government must answer ‘no’.
Your application for a visa will be assessed by the Department of Immigration and Border Protection (DIBP). Find more information about visa assessment processes via the Department of Immigration and Border Protection website.
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