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New to higher education

Students who satisfy these criteria are classed as new to higher education: they are Australian citizens or have permanent resident status; and they are commencing students; and they are enrolled in a Semester 1 undergraduate course; and prior to enrolment in their current course they had never commenced a higher education course. Excludes school leavers in State-funded places, overseas students, students undertaking non-award courses, students who are undertaking a cross institution program and students enrolled in units offered by the OLA.

Source: Department of Education, Science and Training (DEST), Analysis and Planning Unit