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Accept your offer: International students

Congratulations and welcome to the University of Canberra!

Accepting your offer is easy, but first you need to make sure you have everything ready. The type of offer received determines the process you need to follow.

1. Accept your offer

Accept your offer by following the instructions in your offer letter. You may be required to email us your acceptance documents to acceptances@canberra.edu.au or you may need to log in to your student online application or agent portal to accept.

2. Pay your acceptance fee

Most international students are required to pay an acceptance fee which is shown on your offer letter. Payments must be made through the Western Union online portal. Follow the instructions in your offer letter to pay. For assistance on paying through Western Union, read our Western Union Payment Guide for UC International Students (PDF, 6305.74 KB).

3. Confirmation of Enrolment (CoE)

After receiving your acceptance and payment, we will send your your CoE by email which can be used to apply for your student visa.

1. Check the conditions of your offer

To secure your place at UC, please provide us with your supporting documents to satisfy the conditions of your offer as soon as possible. The details of your conditions can be found on your offer letter. All conditions must be met before you can accept.

2. Provide us your documents

You can provide your supporting documents by following the instructions in your offer letter. You may be required to email them to international.admissions@canberra.edu.au or you may need to log in to your student online application or agent portal and upload them.

3. Your conditions are satisfied

Once you have satisfied all of the conditions of your offer, we will notify you by email with instructions on how to accept.

4. Accept your offer

Accept your offer by following the instructions in your offer letter. You may be required to email us your acceptance documents to acceptances@canberra.edu.au or you may need to log in to your student online application or agent portal to accept.

5. Pay your acceptance fee

Most international students are required to pay an acceptance fee which is shown on your offer letter. Payments must be made through the Western Union online portal. Follow the instructions in your offer letter to pay. For assistance on paying through Western Union, read our Western Union Payment Guide for UC International Students (PDF, 6305.74 KB).

6. Confirmation of Enrolment (CoE)

After receiving your acceptance and payment, we will send your your CoE by email which can be used to apply for your student visa.

1. Submit your Genuine Temporary Entrant (GTE) documents

If your offer is provisional on a GTE assessment, you will need to provide all of your GTE documents to be assessed. Details of what documents are required will be outlined in your offer letter. You may be asked to email them to international.admissions@canberra.edu.au or you may need to log in to your student online application or agent portal and upload them. For further information, visit our GTE requirements information page.

2. Check the conditions of your offer

In addition to your GTE assessment, you may also have academic or English proficiency conditions on your provisional offer. In this case, you will need to submit your GTE documents and any supporting documents to satisfy your conditions. All conditions and GTE criteria must be met before you can accept.

3. Your assessment is finalised

Once your GTE assessment has been finalised and all conditions of your offer are met, we will notify you by email with instructions on how to accept.

4. Accept your offer

Accept your offer by following the instructions in your offer letter. You may be required to email us your acceptance documents to acceptances@canberra.edu.au or you may need to log in to your student online application or agent portal to accept.

5. Pay your acceptance fee

Most international students are required to pay an acceptance fee which is shown on your offer letter. Payments must be made through the Western Union online portal. Follow the instructions in your offer letter to pay. For assistance on paying through Western Union, read our Western Union Payment Guide for UC International Students (PDF, 6305.74 KB).

6. Confirmation of Enrolment (CoE)

After receiving your acceptance and payment, we will send your your CoE by email which can be used to apply for your student visa.

If you are unable to arrive in time to start your course or you would like to defer your offer to a later intake, you will need to log in to your student online application or agent portal and submit your request online by following the instructions below. If you do not have an online application, you can notify us by email at international.admissions@canberra.edu.au.

To defer using your online application:

  1. Log into the application portal and select 'My Applications'
  2. Select 'Respond to Offer' from the 'Actions' dropdown menu option
  3. This will take you to a new page where you can choose from three options: accept, reject or defer your offer
  4. Select 'Defer Offer' and choose the new desired intake
  5. Once you have selected your new intake, press 'Defer Offer' and your request will be sent to the Admissions Office for assessment and you will be notified of the outcome shortly

If you have any questions about your offer, email the Admissions Office or telephone 1300 301 727 (within Australia) or +61 2 6169 3803 (outside Australia).

If your offer is conditional, you must satisfy all of your conditions before you can accept. This includes both academic and English proficiency requirements.

To satisfy your conditions log in to your student online application or your agent online portal and upload your documents.

If your offer is provisional, you will be sent a request for a GTE assessment and instructions on what steps to follow. More information on GTE requirements can be found on UC's GTE information page.

If you have been made a packaged offer, you must complete each course of your study before you can progress to the next course. We will progress you after the end of each course.

Once you are ready to accept your offer you must upload all of your supporting documents to your student online application or your agent online portal.

Make sure you check your offer for detailed information on what we require to process your acceptance. This may include:

Once you have provided all of the above documentation, the University will undertake a GTE check of your application (if required). We will contact you via email once this step is complete with instructions on how to proceed.

Some students may be requested to show us that they will have the financial capacity to support themselves while studying in Australia.

If requested, you will need to provide supporting documents before we finalise your acceptance. We will provide you with detailed information on what we need.

You must pay a deposit to secure your place at UC. The amount that you need to pay is indicated on your offer letter. We will contact you via email to let you know when to pay.

Payments must be made through the Western Union Business Solutions online payment portal. It's safe and fast, and lets you choose to pay in a variety of currencies. Make sure your payment references your UC student ID number.

Details on how to pay, including a link to the Western Union Business Solutions online payment portal will be sent to you via email.