AFTRS Open Summer School. Photograph Andre Janecki.

AFTRS Refund Policy

If an applicant wishes to cancel their enrolment for a course due to changing circumstances, they should email the AFTRS Open team at as soon as possible.

AFTRS may only refund all or part of an applicant’s fees in the following circumstances:

  • 15 days or more prior to course commencement

    A 100% refund will be provided to applicants withdrawing from a course 15 days or more prior to course commencement.

  • Between 1 and 14 Days Prior to Course Commencement

    Should an applicant withdraw from a course during this period they will be entitled to a 50% refund of the total course cost.

  • On the Day the Course Commences

    No refund is available for withdrawal from a course on the day of commencement or any subsequent days of the course once commenced


Course Withdrawal

Applicants wishing to withdraw from a course must formalise their application in writing within the nominated time period, withdrawal applications should be addressed to:


Cancellation of course by AFTRS

AFTRS reserves the right to cancel any course for any reason at any time. In the event of a course being cancelled by AFTRS a full refund will be provided.


If organising travel to AFTRS

If you are planning to travel to attend an AFTRS Open course, please confirm with AFTRS that the course is confirmed before you make your travel bookings. This decision is dependent on course enrolments meeting minimum numbers. AFTRS is not liable for any travel costs incurred through course cancellation.