Centrelink online account help - Update your study details

Instructions on how to update your study details for Youth Allowance, Austudy, ABSTUDY and Pensioner Education Supplement.

 

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As a student, you can update a number of your study details yourself. This includes:

  • updating your study load, contact hours per week and student ID
  • removing future study details if your plans change.

If you need to add new study details, there’s a different way to do this. For help, read Centrelink online account help – add new study details.

Step 1: get started

Sign in to myGov and select Centrelink.

Select MENU from your homepage.

Select My Details, followed by Personal and contact details and Manage study details.

Your study details will show on the Study details page.

If you need help, select the question mark icon.

Step 2: choose the study details you want to update

Select either:

  • Edit to update your current study details. Go to Step 3
  • Remove to delete your future study details. Go to Step 4.

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Step 3: edit current study details

Your current course details will show.

You can only edit the following details:

  • End date
  • Student (ID) Number
  • Study load
  • Contact hours per week.

If you need help, select the links.

Once you’ve made edits to your current study details, select Next.

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If you’re eligible, we’ll ask if you want to apply for a Student Start-up Loan.

Select either the:

  • tick icon if you want to apply
  • cross icon if you want to decline.

Then select Next and go to Step 5 to review and submit.

Step 4: remove future study details

To confirm you want to remove a future course, select either:

  • Remove if you still want to remove this course
  • Cancel if you don’t want to remove this course.

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After you’ve removed your study details, we may ask you additional questions based on your circumstances.

If you haven’t told us about other study details, you may not be eligible to get a study payment.

Step 5: review and submit

We’ll give you a summary of the details you’ve given us. Read the information and make sure it’s correct.

If your details are wrong, select either:

  • Back to make any changes
  • Cancel if you don’t want to continue or need to start again.

If all the details are correct, read the declaration. If you understand and agree with the declaration, select I declare that followed by Submit.

Get your receipt

We’ll give you a receipt when you submit your update. Make a note of the Receipt ID for your records.

You won’t need to do anything else unless we ask you to.

Select either:

  • Information you have provided to view a summary of the details you’ve given us
  • Return home to go back to your Study details page.

Select Home to go back to your online account homepage.

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Step 6: sign out

From your homepage you can complete other transactions or select the myGov icon to return to myGov.

For your privacy and security, sign out when you've finished using your myGov account.

Page last updated: 2 July 2020