Frequently Asked Questions
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How do I apply for credit/exemptions?
Requests for credit and/or exemptions must be made in writing. Students applying on the basis of courses completed at another tertiary institution must provide detailed outlines along with a certified copy of the other institution's academic transcript. The outlines must include a week-by-week list of topics; texts and other recommended readings; assessment criteria; and contact hours per week.
Undergraduate students need to make an application through the Faculty of Business, Economics and Law, Level 3, General Purpose North Building.
Postgraduate students need to lodge applications with the Postgraduate Student Liaison Officer, UQ Business School, Level 2, Colin Clark Building, University of Queensland, Qld 4072.
How do I apply for cross-institutional study?
Postgraduate students applying for study as a cross-institutional enrolment at another tertiary institution must supply a detailed outline for the course/s along with the other institution's application form. The student will be contacted by School staff as soon as a decision is made on the application.
Undergraduate students applying for study as a cross-institutional enrolment at another tertiary institution should seek advice from the relevant Administrative Officer in the Faculty of Business, Economics and Law.
Students from other institutions wishing to enrol at UQ must complete the Cross-Institutional Enrolment form available from the myadvisor website and have it approved by the home insitution before lodging with the Faculty of Business, Economics and Law.
How do I apply for non-award study?
Students from other institutions wishing to enrol at UQ must complete the Non-Award Enrolment form available from the myadvisor website and have it approved by the home insitution before lodging with the Faculty of Business, Economics and Law.
How do I change my concentration, stream or specialisation?
Postgraduate students wishing to change a concentration, stream or specialisation, must apply in writing to the Postgraduate Student Liaison Officer, UQ Business School, Level 2, Colin Clark Building, University of Queensland, Qld 4072. The School will notify the student in writing the outcome of the request.
How do I complete my program plan?
Postgraduate students are strongly advised to complete a program plan and to have it checked by a Postgraduate Student Liaison Officer at the commencement of their programs. Blank program plans are available from the School's Reception.
How do I obtain my username and password?
A username and password is generated by the University's Information Technology Services when a student accepts the offer of a place in a program. The details are mailed to the student. Enquiries about usernames and passwords should be directed to: Information Technology Services, telephone: 07 3365 6000, email: firstname.lastname@example.org. Usernames and passwords for continuing students will remain unchanged.
How do I transfer between programs?
Postgraduate students wishing to transfer programs must apply either through mySI-net or in writing to the Postgraduate Student Liaison Officer, UQ Business School, Level 2, Colin Clark Building, University of Queensland, Qld 4072. The School will notify the student by email the outcome of the request.
Undergraduate students must lodge a request either through mySI-net or in writing to the Faculty of Business, Economics and Law.
International students will receive a Confirmation of Change of Program Letter from either the School or the Faculty Office. Details on the letter must be completed and lodged with the Student Centre in order for a new Confirmation of Enrolment letter to be issued.
The School's Student Liaison Officers or the Faculty's Administrative Officers will change the program on SI-net.
What happens if I cannot sit the final exam at the scheduled time?
Students are advised through the University calendar of the 2 week period when examinations will take place. Under exceptional circumstances Special Examinations may be arranged. An application for a special examination should be lodged at least 7 days prior to the exam with the Student Centre, J.D. Story Building. The form may be downloaded from the the myadvisor website.
What if I want to defer my studies?
Postgraduate students wishing to defer study in their programs should apply in writing (email or letter) to the School stating their reasons. The deferral request will be considered and students will be notified via email of the outcome. Students who have deferred their studies need to contact the School to have their programs "reactivated" before the commencement of the semester. Undergraduate students wishing to defer should put a request in writing to the Faculty of Business, Economics and Law.
What is SI-net?
SI-Net, short for Student Information Network, is the University's internet-based tool which allows students and staff to access information about the University.
What is mySI-net?
mySI-net is the web front of SI-net. Students must use mySI-net to complete their enrolment and maintain their personal and enrolment details.
What is the Summer Semester?
The summer semester is an optional semester allowing students to accelerate their studies. The semester runs from December to February. MySI-net is open for enrolment mid-October and closes mid-November, with classes commencing early December.
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