Students should check their personal details are correct in mySI-net at the beginning of each semester.

It's really important to keep your personal details up to date. Here's why:

  • International students: keeping your personal details up to date is a requirement of your student visa.
  • Domestic students: if you have a HELP loan, your personal details in mySI-net have to match the personal details held by the ATO.
  • All students: the Student Charter requires you to keep your contact details correct and up to date in mySI-net.

To check your details, log in to mySI-net, then go to ‘Personal’ and click each sub-section.

Change of name

The way your name appears in mySI-net will be how your name is printed on any official records issued by the University, including any degree certificates and graduation documents.

To change your official name (including any middle names), complete the Change of Personal Details form (PDF, 373KB) and submit it to a Student Centre.

You must provide original or certified documents along with your form, such as a:

  • birth certificate
  • passport
  • marriage/divorce certificate, or
  • name change certificate.

We can only change your name to reflect what is shown on official documents. We can't make any other changes.

If you are applying to change your name for an upcoming graduation ceremony, please submit a Change of Personal Details form and your evidence no later than three weeks before the first day of the graduation period.

Name changes and HELP loans

If you have a HELP loan, your name and date of birth in mySI-net have to match the name and date of birth held by the Australian Taxation Office (ATO).

If you change your name in mySI-net, please also change your name with the ATO. The easiest way to do this is through a myGov account or by phoning the ATO.

Change of name order for graduation

Before you graduate, you will have an opportunity to change the order of your name on your official graduation records and documents. 

About six weeks before graduation, potential graduands will receive an email with instructions about how to change the order of their name via the 'Graduation' page in mySI-net.

Please follow the steps in the email to ensure your name is displayed appropriately on your graduation documents.

Change of address or contact details

Log in to mySI-net to update your address or contact details:

Address

  1. Click 'Personal' > 'Addresses'.
  2. Enter your new address details. 

Mobile and other phone numbers

  1. Click 'Personal' > 'Telephone numbers'.
  2. Enter your new phone number.

Emergency contact

  1. Click 'Personal' > 'Emergency contact'.
  2. Ensure all details are correct.

Change of gender

To change how your gender is recorded in mySI-net, complete the relevant section in the Change of Personal Details form (PDF, 373KB) and submit it to a Student Centre.

No supporting documentation is required to make this change. Please note, your gender is not included on your academic transcript or testamur.