What if I need to take a break from study?
Contact both your host institution and your course academic coordinator to seek approval and then apply for a leave of absence.
What happens if I fail a topic?
To complete your degree, you will need to either study the same topic you failed or an alternative topic if possible with your degree. You will need to pay additional tuition fees to your host institution.
How to apply for an extension on an assignment?
Your topic coordinator is responsible for approving assignment extensions. Instructions for requesting extensions are available in the Statement of Assessment Methods (SAM).
How do I withdraw from a topic?
If you enrolled using MyFlinders, then you can withdraw there the same way you enrolled. Please be aware each topic has a census date (last day to withdraw without financial penalty). If you need to withdraw because of a change in your circumstances, contact the topic coordinator and host institution. If you didn’t enrol using My Flinders, approach your host institution.
How do I gain access to the library resources?
All TNE students have the same online library access as local students. View further information.
When do I lose access to a topic in FLO?
Topics generally remain available in FLO for 365 days after the topic end date. It is recommended that you save a copy of your assignments and feedback.
What do I do if FLO is taking a really long time to load?
There could be a number of reasons for this. You can check your browser; Flinders recommends that you use: Mozilla Firefox and Google Chrome. If you have persistent problems, contact IDS@flinders.edu.au
Where can I view the final grade for a topic?
Your final grade for any topic can be viewed on the Exams tab of My Flinders. Grades appear in My Flinders after they are approved by your College so there may be a delay.
What is TurnitIn and how does it work?
Turnitin is a text-matching software. It works by matching the text in your assignment to the internet, electronic database and other students’ work. This will identify either similar or exact matches between submitted work and other material. For more information, see the FLO student support information.
How do I access learning support?
Student Learning Support Service offers support to all students in a number of areas.