Process for leave

The procedures for taking a leave of absence from the Doctor of Medicine and Surgery Program are more stringent than other programs at the ANU. It is important that the school regulates and monitors the conditions of leave to ensure students are not missing out on key learning outcomes and also to ensure the wellbeing of our students is monitored and managed.

The School understands that from time to time events beyond control may require some time away from the medical program. Depending on the length of time away, the approval process may differ. The key information is available below, however students are encouraged to read the below documents for more detailed information.

Short Term Program Leave Guidelines

Planned Leave Application Form

Extended Program Leave and Withdrawal Guidelines

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