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Year 12 students – key university dates


Victoria Tertiary Admission Centre (VTAC) dates

  • Special Entry Access Scheme (SEAS): Now closed.
  • Applications: students can still register for a VTAC account and apply for courses. Applications made before Friday 3 November, 5pm, will cost $103.00 and applications made between Friday 3 November, 5pm – Friday 8 December, 5pm, will cost $134.00.
  • Scholarships: The Scholarship application must be submitted online by Monday 16 October, 12 noon. Supporting documentation (if applicable) must be received by VTAC either online or via post by this time.
  • Payment: The registration fee must be paid by Wednesday 1 November to be considered for early offers or by Monday 18 December for main round offers.
  • Personal Statement: Due by Friday 8 December. Only relevant for some courses.
  • Change of Preference: applicants won’t be able to change their preferences between Saturday 4 November – Sunday 19 November.
  • Finalising preferences: Preferences for main round offers must be finalised by Wednesday 20 December, 12 noon.
  • Offers: Round 1 offers will be released 16 January. From there you will be able to change your preferences for future rounds.

For information on all dates, go to www.vtac.edu.au/dates.html

New South Wales and Canberra

Universities Admissions Centre

  • Early Entry: Schools Recommendation Scheme, University of Wollongong Early Entry, University of New England Early Entry: closed.
  • Early Entry offers: Schools Recommendation Scheme offers released 16 November.
  • Educational Access Schemes: applications due with supporting documentation (if relevant) by Thursday 30 November.
  • Equity Scholarships: no closing date for applications but must have application submitted and evidence supplied to UAC based on the offer rounds you are eligible for.
  • Change of Preference: opens Thursday 12 October.

For further information on key dates, go to http://bit.ly/1MnmeFP

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