Official permission to delay the commencement of a tertiary course usually for the maximum period of one year.
UNSW allows applicants to delay the commencement of courses for a period of one year. Deferment is granted once an offer has been accepted. Applicants who defer an offer have automatic entry to the same course in the following year provided they do not undertake study at a tertiary institution during the year for which the deferment is granted. Also known as Program Leave.
Permission to delay starting a course, usually for one year.