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Student Affairs building
Deferment of admission is granted for intentional occasions in which a student chooses not to begin his or her studies at UBD in the semester/intake for which he or she is admitted.
Latest date for requesting a deferral
If supervision were to become unavailable or the degree / programme were to close following the approval of a deferred admission, the University will inform the student that it has become necessary for them to withdraw the offer of a place.
Deferment for admission request can be made by selecting 'Defer' as your response to the offer in OASys.
Payment of Acceptance Fee can be made by registering for our UBD e-Payment facility
Instructions for e-payment
1. Register for the facility at the link
2. Select Payable Item to see acceptance fee.
3. Select acceptance fee (tick in the box on the left)
4. Click pay and follow the instructions in the system to complete the paying process
Attend Freshers’ Week
All students returning from a deferment are required to attend an orientation session or Freshers’ Week prior to registering and commencing studies. Returning students are advised to contact the Office of Admissions and Student Records for the dates of the session at least a month before the start of the deferral semester.
All students returning from a deferment will be issued a new registration number by the Office of Admissions and Student Records.
After being granted approval for deferment of admission, can I change my mind and attend the University before my deferred semester?
If deferment of admission request is approved and the student decides to attend before your deferral semester, the student can contact the Office of Admissions and Student Records for his or her options.
I am a registered student at the University, can I apply for a deferment?
Current students may apply for a Leave of Absence. Please see your Faculty Assistant Registrar for more information.
I cannot return for the deferral semester, can I request for an extension of the deferment?
Request for an extension of an approved deferment can be made in writing to the Office of Admissions and Student Records within the submission deadline for the deferred semester. The request must be for a period within the maximum of one year from the semester of the initial offer of admission. Submission of an extension request by the deadline is not a guarantee of approval.