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Higher Education Submission & Verification Reminder

Your first half-year 2020 student data is due to be reported by Monday 31 August. The deadline to verify/sign-off on this data is Thursday 15 October.

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TCSI Support email update

As we further integrate our support capability across the Department of Education, Skills and Employment and Services Australia, there will be a change of address for the TCSI Support Mailbox.

This change will take effect from COB today (8 May 2020), and we will continue to service the sector for all TCSI related enquiries as usual through our new email address at tcsisupport [at] dese.gov.au.

We will continue to follow-up on and respond to any currently open enquiries, and will also monitor the existing mailbox for the next two weeks to re-direct any emails.

Thank you for your patience and support through this change.

Key Dates and Deadlines

Jan 31

Higher Education Student submissions

  • Student data for census dates between 1 September and 31 December
  • Data for debt incurral dates between 1 July and 31 December
    • OS-HELP
    • SA-HELP
  • Commonwealth Scholarships (2nd half year)
  • Unit of study completions to 31 December *

* Any 2020 Unit of study completions that were not determined at 31 January should be incrementally reported up to 31 March 2021.

Jan 31

Course Completions are special!

  • Course completions to 31 December

Report all course completions with a completions date to 31 December in HEPCAT/HEIMS.

(Course completions that have a completion date in January - March 2021 MUST NOT be reported through HEIMS. These can only be reported through TCSI once you have transitioned to event‑based reporting).