ACU Know Your Options

ACU – Know Your Options – Information Sessions

To assist you with your options after your Year 12 results are released, ACU is holding end of year information sessions. ACU invites you to attend the Know Your Options session at the Melbourne or Ballarat Campuses to speak with experts from their academic and service areas.

Parents are warmly invited to attend the event where they can hear information and gain tips on supporting your transition into university.

Key VTAC Dates

Friday 15 December 2017 – 7am
VCE Results and ATAR released

Wednesday 20 December 2017 – 12pm
VTAC Change of Preferences closes

Tuesday 16 January 2018
Round 1 Offers released


What is change of preference?
The change of preference period is your last chance to change your course preferences, now that you have your ATAR result. It’s a time to be realistic about your preferences and consider pathway options.

What if I didn’t get the ATAR I need for my chosen degree?
Don’t panic. Consider your pathway options, do some research and change your list of preferences to include courses that may have a lower ATAR requirement. Make sure you attend an information session at your chosen institution to explore your options.

How do I change my preferences?
Now that you have your ATAR, log into the VTAC website and consider the order of your course preferences. You should only apply for courses you are interested in, motivated to study and believe you can do well at. Also check that you meet the prerequisites and extra requirements of each course on your VTAC preference list.

What if I don’t get an offer?
Contact ACU directly to learn more about direct entry options, midyear intakes and alternative pathways to tertiary study.

Got a Question?

The AskACU team can help. You can check FAQs, text them, email, live chat, call – whatever works for you.

Monday to Friday, 9am – 5pm AEST

If you have questions after Year 12 results are released, call AskACU on 1300 ASK ACU on Saturday 16 December, 12-3pm AEST.

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