Approval to Use the Word University in Your Business Name - Australian Government

Service summary

You will require this approval if you intend to use the word university in your business / trading name, advertising, promotional material or any other activity associated with your business, regardless of whether you are offering educational courses.

Please consult the Contact Officer for more information.

Service type

Licence

A licence defines the need to obtain recognition / certification and registration to undertake a certain business activity.

Eligibility requirements

Please consult with the Contact Officer for information on any eligibility requirements.

Duration

Ongoing.

Fees

 TypeDescription
ApplyApplication

Please consult the Contact Officer for information on fees to be submitted.

Administering agency

Department of Education and Training
Higher Education Reform and Support

Act(s) name

Business Names Registration Act 2011 (Australian Government)

Regulation(s) name

Business Names Registration (Availability of Names) Determination 2012 (Australian Government)

Contact details

Enquiries
Department of Education and Training
Higher Education Reform and Support


Mailing address:
GPO BOX 9880
Canberra, Australian Capital Territory 2601

Phone:

1300566046
highered@education.gov.au

Supporting information

Disclaimer

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