Higher Education Support Act 2003 to: revise the maximum funding amounts for the operation of the Research Quality Framework; reflect changes to the National Protocols for Higher Education Approval Processes; clarify the administration of the Higher Education Loan Programme (HELP) and arrangements for Commonwealth supported students; provide for suspension of higher education providers by legislative instrument; and rename Victoria University of Technology to Victoria University. Also makes amendments to the
Higher Education Funding Act 1998,
Higher Education Support Act 2003 and the
Higher Education Support (Transitional Provisions and Consequential Amendments) Act 2003[eitls] to limit the time for students to claim an entitlement to Commonwealth support.