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Lease Agreement

Lease Agreement

Definition

A Lease or Lease Agreement is the agreement between a Tenant and a landlord for the renting of a house or apartment. It is a binding contract, so it is important that you read and understand it before you sign it.
Leave of Absence

Leave of Absence

Definition

A Leave of Absence (LOA) is suspending your study during your course or program (usually at the end of a semester, for the next one or two semesters). Special rules about Leave of Absence apply for international students so please check with your institution before making any decisions.
Lecture

Lecture

Definition

A lecture is an oral presentation by a teacher or academic, usually to a large group of students. Most undergraduate courses will have Lectures, as well as Tutorials and Practicals.
Local Council

Local Council

Definition

Local councils are the third tier of Australia’s system of government. Local councils are generally responsible for day to day issues such as rubbish collection, parking restrictions and the maintenance of public spaces (such as parks).
Local students

Local students

Definition

In Australia, local student refers to Australian and New Zealand citizens and Australian Permanent Residents.