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University of Newcastle: Extension of Registration 8 July 2020

Extension of registration period

Report on extension of registration of University of Newcastle

On 8 July 2020, a delegate of TEQSA extended, under section 37A of the Tertiary Education Quality and Standards Agency Act 2011 (TEQSA Act), the registration of University of Newcastle from 21 January 2022 to 21 January 2025.

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.