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Considering to Defer or Withdraw? If so, please read this article and download the appropriate forms.

23.01.2019

Considering Deferring/Withdrawing?  31st of January is a significant date for you

 

We understand that sometimes you may have second thoughts about your chosen programme, or current circumstances mean you cannot attend this year.

 

Before making your final decision we suggest speaking to the Careers Service or to our Student Retention Officer both can offer advice on what to do next and help you to make an informed decision.

 

Below we have outlined financial implications should you decide to withdraw or defer, the key thing to remember is the deadlines detailed below.

Deferral:

If you have decided to defer for this year you must formally advise us of your decision this means filling out the relevant paperwork having it signed and submitting it to Student Services on time.

Please pay close attention to the dates outlined below there are significant financial implications based on the date you decide to defer. 

A €100- administration fee will apply.

Formally defer on or before 31st October 2018

Full fees refunded – less €100 euro administration fee.

For example:  If you have paid €3000- fees for the year you will be reimbursed €2900

Formally defer on or before 31st January 2019

Half fees refunded – less €100 administration fee.

For example:  If you have paid €3000- fees for the year you will be reimbursed €1400 (half your fees, less €100 admin fee)

Formally defer after the 31st January 2019

No refund available.

 

Withdrawal:

Similar to deferral there are also implications to withdrawal based on the date you inform us. 

If you have decided to withdraw, you must formally advise us of your decision again this means filling out the relevant paperwork and submitting it to Student Services.

Please pay close attention to the dates outlined below as there are significant financial implications based on the date you decide to withdraw, again a €100- administration fee will apply.

Formally withdraw on or before 31st October 2018

Full fees refunded – less €100 administration fee.

For example:  If you have paid €3000- fees for the year you will be reimbursed €2900

Formally withdraw on or before 31st January 2019

Half fees refunded – less €100 administration fee.

For example:  If you have paid €3000- fees for the year you will be reimbursed €1400 (half your fees, less €100 admin fee)

Formally withdraw after the 31st January 2019

No refund available.

 

SUSI:  If you have been awarded a SUSI grant and decide to defer or withdraw it is important that you contact SUSI to advise them of your choice so they can rectify your account.

We in the Registration Service and the Student Services Centres will always be happy to help and advise you where we can.