Early entry programs enable universities to make course offers to Year 12 students based on factors other than just the ATAR. You can apply for as many early entry programs as you like, and most course offers can be deferred. Year 12 students are encouraged to meet with Ms Williams to map out the best early entry programs to apply for based on their course interests.
The following universities have early entry programs open:
La Trobe has two early admission programs that are open for Year 12 students:
Round 2 applications are now open. Selection is based on:
Successful applicants will be eligible to receive a conditional ATAR free offer. The conditions are:
Not all courses are eligible. Rolling offers will be made until the closing date.
Applications are now open. Selection is based on a statement about your community service/leadership history. Successful applicants will receive an early conditional offer. The conditions are:
All courses are eligible and rolling offers will be made. Applications close Friday 1 September.
Information on both programs - www.latrobe.edu.au/study/aspire
*Applicants must meet course prerequisites and complete Year 12 to receive a formal offer.
VU Guaranteed, Victoria University’s early entry program, is now open for Year 11 and 12 students at Victorian High Schools! VU Guaranteed offers students a guaranteed place at Victoria University (VU) or Victoria University Polytechnic (VU Polytechnic), prior to the completion Year 12 exams. Your successful VU Guaranteed students will also receive:
VU are looking for applicants who embody the values of Victoria University; progressive, forward thinking, inclusive and bold! As part of the application, students will be asked to tell us a little about themselves through answering the following questions.
Visit the website now to find out more or direct students to apply:
Early Entry Program at Swinburne lets you apply sooner and without your ATAR. You will need answer the following questions;
Are you a Year 12 student who has experience being a leader, working with different people, showcasing your creativity or making an impact in the tech world?
In 2023, your hobbies, weekend projects and passions can be considered alongside your ATAR. Through RMIT’s Early Offer program, your life experience outside the classroom can count towards your dream associate or bachelor’s degree, allowing you to be accepted on a lower ATAR and taking some of the pressure off your final year at high school.
It’s part of RMIT's commitment to diversity and equitable learning, and it means you’ll get your conditional uni offer in September.
State-based Tertiary Admission Centres process course applications on behalf of universities, some TAFE institutes, and some private providers. You can research courses, prerequisites, selection criteria and ATAR profiles for the 2023 intake. Courses for the 2024 intake will be updated mid-year but you can use the archived information as a guide.
Websites are listed below:
|NSW & ACT
|SA & NT
Course Seeker is a fantastic website that enables students to explore courses for each state on the one website.
You can research courses, prerequisites, selection criteria and ATAR profiles for the 2024 intake. Course information for the 2024 intake will be updated later in the year, www.courseseeker.edu.au
MySkills is the national directory of vocational education (VET) organisations and courses.
You can search for courses or occupations and use a location search.
You can also browse courses and occupations by industries such as health & community services, manufacturing & engineering, and arts & culture, www.myskills.gov.au
Tax File Number (TFN): If you don’t have a TFN, you will need to apply for one via the Australian Tax Office - www.ato.gov.au - Tax File numbers are needed when you begin work, to open a bank account & to enrol in further studies after year 12.