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Study leave

Last updated May 2024

This chapter explains study leave and who may be entitled to this leave.

What is study leave?

Definition: Study Leave

Study leave enables employees who are students at higher education or other institutions to take time off (paid or unpaid) to study or attend classes and exams.

Who is entitled to study leave?

There is no statutory obligation to provide study leave; however, study leave may be provided for in an enterprise agreement or workplace policy.