How to accept your offer
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You’ll need to formally accept your offer to secure your place to study at Swinburne.
The process for accepting your offer is different depending on whether you have received your offer directly from Swinburne or through the Victorian Tertiary Admissions Centre (VTAC).
The process is also different for local and international students, so be sure to follow the steps that apply to you and the type of offer you have received.
Note: VTAC offer acceptance will be different depending on your chosen level of study (Higher Education, Vocational Education or UniLink).
Received an offer directly from Swinburne?
Follow the offer acceptance process for international students outlined on this page.
What type of student am I?
You are a local student if you are an:
Australian permanent resident
Humanitarian visa holder
or a New Zealand citizen.
You are an international student if you are not an:
Australian permanent resident
Humanitarian visa holder
or a New Zealand citizen
Local students accepting a direct offer from Swinburne
Log in to eStudent with your Student ID and your password, then click on the ‘Offers’ tab. Forgot your password? Then follow these steps:
Click the 'Respond to Offer' button.
Review the details of your offer, then click the 'Accept' button.
A confirmation message will appear telling you that your offer has been accepted.
Head to the 'My Enrolment' tab to accept the Institution Terms and Conditions and complete your enrolment.
For a step-by-step guide, view our handy enrolment and offers help guides.
Are you a local student needing help accepting your offer?
Our friendly and knowledgeable team at studentHQ is here to make your student journey as easy as possible. Contact the team today for help with accepting your offer to study at Swinburne.
Accepting VTAC offers
The process for accepting your VTAC offer will be different depending on your chosen level of study (Vocational Education, UniLink or Higher Education). The offer guides below will outline the steps you need to take to formally accept your VTAC offer and also any pre-enrolment requirements.
VTAC offer guide: Undergraduate degrees
Before you accept and enrol, you will need to check if your offer has special conditions or requirements. Learn more about the requirements that may be applicable to you and follow the step-by-step guide for enrolling.
VTAC offer guide: UniLink courses
Follow the step-by-step guide to accept, enrol and set up your timetable for your UniLink course.
VTAC offer guide: Vocational education (TAFE)
Check if your Vocational Education course has any special requirements or conditions and complete the pre-enrolment steps.
International students accepting a direct offer from Swinburne
If your application is successful, we’ll send you a Letter of Offer that includes the course or courses you are eligible to study, information on how to accept your offer, and an acceptance form section.
Important information about your offer
There are several steps you'll need to follow as part of the offer acceptance process. To make sure you understand these steps, please read and familiarise yourself with the content on the five pages below prior to accepting your offer:
- Yes, I have read and understood the information about understanding my offer
- Yes, I know all about the campus locations and where I'll be studying
- Yes, I have read and understood the process for applying for a student visa
- Yes, I understand how to pay my deposit
- Yes, I am excited about orientation
Note: You may be requested to provide Financial Documents or Financial Matrix at the time of your acceptance for further Genuine Temporary Entrant (GTE) assessment.
Great news – you’re now ready to accept your offer!
If you’re a Research student:
- Download and complete our Acceptance Form [PDF 201KB], then submit your completed and signed form to Internationalres@swinburne.edu.au
Note: Handwritten forms will not be accepted.
All other students:
- Complete and sign the Acceptance Form in your Letter of Offer.
Don’t have an Acceptance Form in your offer letter? That’s okay, it just means you have an earlier version of our offer letter. You can download and complete our previous Acceptance Form [PDF 201KB], then continue the steps below.
- Log in to Swinburne’s International Online Application portal (or ask your agent to do this via the StudyLink Partner Portal) and under Actions, click 'Respond to Offer'.
- Select ‘Accept Offer’, and upload your signed Acceptance Form, proof of payment of your total deposit (outlined in your offer letter), plus any additional documentation requested, and click 'Accept Offer’.
Congratulations on submitting your offer acceptance!
Once we’ve processed your acceptance, we will send you a Confirmation of Enrolment (CoE), which you can then use to apply for your student visa. Your confirmation email will also include important information on how to enrol, set up your student email, log in to Canvas (our learning management system), and orientation activities. So make sure you regularly check your email for updates from us.
If you need help to complete or submit your Acceptance Form, phone us on +61 3 9214 8444, Monday to Friday from 8am–6pm, Australian Eastern Standard Time or email us your question at IntAdmissions@swinburne.edu.au.
Students with disabilities
You are expected to provide full details of any disability that you have on the Application Form. If you have not done so, please provide a written document with full details of any disability that you have and upload them to the Application portal as supporting documents at the time of acceptance. You should also include details that may have changed. It is important that you provide details of any special requirements and/or assistance you may need in order to study. All information provided will be kept confidential.
A sponsored student is someone who will receive financial assistance from a government, organisation or company to undertake studies with us. This does not include sponsorship from private individuals or relatives.
We do not provide financial assistance or refer you to potential sponsors. If you are unsure if you qualify as a sponsored student, email us at email@example.com.
If you are a sponsored student, download and complete the Sponsorship Registration Form.
Are you an international student needing help accepting your offer?
Our friendly and knowledgeable international team is here to make your student journey as easy as possible. Contact the team today for help with accepting your offer to study at Swinburne.
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