Responding to your offer

Congratulations on receiving your Monash research degree offer!

Make sure you familiarise yourself with the content of your offer, paying particular attention to your start date and any conditions specified, before you respond online.

We understand that sometimes circumstances may change, so if you are unable to commence by your specified start date, you may apply to change it. When applying to change your start date, please be mindful of your faculty’s preferred start dates and make sure you submit your application as soon as you can and in advance of your current start date.

If you are declining your offer, it is important you advise us as soon as possible.

Respond here

Note: To access the change of commencement date option, you must first select ‘accept’ at the beginning of your offer response.

International students

When accepting your offer, you will need to upload your completed and signed offer, along with the following documentation:

  • Passport photo (personal details page) for you and any family members who will accompany you to Australia
  • Current visa (if applicable)
  • Evidence of payment for course fees deposit and/or evidence of payment for OSHC (where required and not covered by a scholarship). Externally enrolled students do not require OSHC.
  • Scholarship offer letter or letter of financial guarantee from your sponsor, clearly itemising the costs that will be covered.

Confirmation of Enrolment (CoE)

Accepting your offer as early as possible will mean you can start your student visa application sooner.

Please note, for internally enrolled students located at an Australian campus, a Confirmation of Enrolment (CoE) is a requirement for your visa application. We will send you your CoE within 10 working days of your acceptance having been submitted. Once you have received your CoE from us, we recommend you lodge your visa application immediately.

Note: Externally enrolled students and students based at Monash Suzhou Research Institute (MSRI) do not require a CoE.

As an international student based in Malaysia, you are required to apply for a student pass in order to obtain an electronic Visa Approval Letter (eVAL) from the Malaysian Immigration authorities prior to commencing your studies. Please refer to your offer letter for further information.

Helpful resources

Monash University Handbook (for information on courses and program requirements)

Monash College Pty Ltd courses and units (for English packaged offers)

The Education Services for Overseas Students (ESOS) framework

Overseas Student Health Cover

Preparing to Arrive (international students)