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The Student Centre

Maintaining accurate contact details 

It is your responsibility to ensure that all your personal and contact details are accurate and kept up to date. This information includes your home address, personal email address, postal address, mobile phone number, daytime and after-hours contact numbers and emergency contacts.

These details will be used by the school to contact you after your course ends. It is important to make sure they are up to date and accurate.

Student Records

You can access your student record through the Paradigm student portal. Your student record holds all your personal information and academic documents, and it is confidential.

Your personal information is only accessible to relevant AFTRS staff and must not be distributed without consent. In addition, you must not distribute another’s personal information without their consent. Distribution of information without consent constitutes a breach of the Privacy Act

Name Changes

Your student record and all official certificate documentation, including your testamur and your academic transcript, are in your legal name provided by you at enrolment.

All official AFTRS documentation will be in your legal name. You are not able to change your name to a stage or writing name unless you provide certified proof of your legal name change. 

Preferred Name

Students are able to change their preferred first name to be used on class lists, in & out of class.

This can be done by emailing studentinfo@aftrs., or via the Student Portal on Paradigm.

Using AFTRS email to keeping in contact

  • You will be provided with an email address in the form of This is hosted through Microsoft Office 365.
  • All course communications should be conducted through this email account. It is your responsibility to ensure that you check this email address regularly.
  • You must also ensure that you do not exceed the capacity of this mailbox as you may not receive important messages if the mailbox becomes full.
  • AFTRS will still use your personal email address as provided during  enrolment when required. You must ensure your personal email records are kept up to date.


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