Extension of Accreditation 20 July 2020

Provider: Kent Institute Australia Pty Ltd (formerly The Centre of Academic Excellence Pty. Ltd)

Course: Bachelor of Information Technology

Extension of accreditation period

Report on extension of accreditation of one higher education course of study offered by Kent Institute Australia Pty Ltd

On 20 July 2020, a delegate of TEQSA extended, under section 57A of the Tertiary Education Quality and Standards Agency Act 2011 (TEQSA Act), the accreditation of the Bachelor of Information Technology, offered by Kent Institute Australia Pty Ltd, from 1 June 2021 to 31 March 2022.

Main reasons for the decision

TEQSA made this decision in order to reduce the administrative burden of regulation for the provider in response to COVID-19 and its impact on the higher education sector. This decision is consistent with the principles set out in TEQSA's policy on extensions to the period of provider registration or course accreditation, including an assessment of risks associated with the extension.