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Quick ATAR facts

Quick ATAR facts

We’ve put together some quick ATAR facts that you can have a read of if you are stressing about results and what comes next.

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Take a campus tour

Want to discover what’s on offer at university? You could take a campus tour and explore your potential future study options.

Uni Ready

Be Uni Ready

Uni Ready is a brand new online toolkit developed by current uni students, designed to help you make the transition with ease.

Knoei Colab

Join the Knoei Colab

The Knoei Colab offers a unique project-based learning experience that embeds the skills you need as an aspiring entrepreneur or innovator.

Apply for Uni Step Up Online with ACU in 2024

Current Year 10 (soon to be Year 11) students in regional / remote areas are invited to apply for ACU’s 2024 Uni Step Up Online program, with applications open now. Uni Step-Up Online is a free online program that gives student the opportunity to study first-year units outside of regular school hours and if successful, …

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Rise Challenge

Rise is a program that finds promising young people and provides them with opportunities that allow them to work together to serve others over their lifetimes. The program seeks young people ages 15 to 17 and encourages a lifetime of service and learning by providing support that may include need-based scholarships, mentorship, networking, access to …

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Become a Software Developer with WiseTech Global

Do you know any talented Year 12 school leavers interested in a career where curiosity and problem-solving lead to success? WiseTech Global, one of Australia’s most successful global technology companies, is committed to building Australia’s tech future. We’re giving Year 12 school leavers the opportunity to accelerate their career in technology by gaining access to …

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Apply for the National Computer Science School 2024

NCSS is a ten-day summer school bringing together talented young people from around Australia, running from 6th-15th January 2024. NCSS will run streams at UNSW in Sydney (Cyber Security) and at the University of Melbourne (Chatbot/web/cloud development).  Both streams involve learning advanced computing skills in a university setting. The programme also includes fun teamwork activities, and …

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Thinking of becoming a Vet?

Updated Veterinary Science closing dates at Charles Sturt

Charles Sturt have made some changes to the application closing dates for the Bachelor of Veterinary Biology / Bachelor of Veterinary Science course for 2024. They have extended the closing date for you to preference the course in UAC, and have brought forward the date for you to have your documents uploaded to complete your …

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Trainee GIS Officer

Mid-Western Regional Council is looking for a passionate and enthusiastic individual looking to commence a career in Geographic Information Systems (GIS). This opportunity is open to school leavers with a strong performance in maths and/or IT who have an expectation of achieving an ATAR suitable for entry into university, someone who has commenced tertiary qualifications …

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Fuelling a Hydrogen Future: STEM Skills for Secondary Learning

Queensland secondary students can enrol into free online learning programs, Fuelling a Hydrogen Future: STEM Skills for Secondary Learning, under a new partnership between CQUniversity and the Queensland Government. These micro-credential programs seamlessly integrate into classrooms and equip students with industry-relevant skills and tools for the future workforce. Developed by CQU in partnership with Stanwell …

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Launch your career from the start of university with a cadetship in Melbourne

Are you interested in a business career? Instead of settling for insecure, casual jobs while you are studying at university, why not launch your career now by applying for a cadetship under the Business Cadetships in Melbourne Program. Business Cadets combine study at the university of their choice in Melbourne with paid work at UBS …

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Get experience in school

Don’t Wait to Finish School to get Experience

You don’t need to sit around and wait until you’ve finished school to start getting experience, building skills, and making connections for your future. There are lots of things you can do alongside your schoolwork. Let’s take a look at some of your options. Part-time work  This is something a lot of students already do. …

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What is a portfolio?

The Power of Portfolios

When applying for jobs or university courses, you might find you’re asked to submit a portfolio alongside (or instead of) a resume or your academic results. But what exactly is a portfolio, and why does it matter? In this blog, we’ll explore their significance, who might ask for one, the different types, what to include, …

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Learn how to be recruited as a student-athlete in the USA

Australia has a strong sporting culture, and playing college sport at US institutions can be a great fit for Aussies. But how do you communicate with US college coaches? Can you be recruited by US colleges from Australia? Who are the three major sporting associations? In this podcast, you’ll hear from Aussie Heather Marini, who’s …

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Deloitte’s Cyber Academy – Expressions of Interest

The Cyber Academy is home to Australia’s most unique and innovative educational program – they only opened the doors this year. The Cyber Academy is an exciting, inclusive, one-of-a-kind program co-designed by industry, education and government to fast-track students into a career in the cyber industry and boost Australia’s sovereign cyber capabilities. Deloitte have partnered …

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Join the Australian School of Entrepreneurship

The Australian School of Entrepreneurship deliver life skills workshops and entrepreneurial education programs for young people aged 5 to 24 years who are interested in entrepreneurship, providing the chance to grow their skills and knowledge. It’s free to join and as a member, you will have access to: learning content made by young entrepreneurs a …

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All about Microcredentials

Bite-sized learning   In the future world of work, your transferable skills will be more important than ever. Gone are the days of getting one qualification and being done. Today, jobs are constantly evolving, which means our knowledge and skills need to as well. The popularity of microcredentials has exploded over the last few years. …

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Charles Sturt University - Wagga Wagga Campus

University Spotlight – Charles Sturt University

Find out everything you need to know about studying at Charles Sturt University in this university spotlight. Campuses & Access Charles Sturt University is a regionally based university, with campuses in Albury-Wodonga, Bathurst, Dubbo, Orange, Port Macquarie, and Wagga Wagga. Each campus has parking for students travelling by car and are accessible by public transport. …

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University in the UK

Applying to University in the UK from Australia

If you’d like to study in the UK, there are a few things that you’ll need to know. Step 1 – Find out about Student Visa requirements It’s a great idea to start by looking at the UKCISA (UK Council for International Student Affairs) website. They specialise in providing advice and information to international students. …

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Indigenous Higher Education Units

How Indigenous Higher Education Units Empower Students

Are you an Indigenous student looking to study a university in Australia? If so, you’re not alone in facing unique challenges and barriers on your academic journey. Thankfully, universities across the country have established Indigenous Higher Education Units (IHEUs) to support and empower students like you. In this article, we will explore the importance of …

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Charles Darwin University

University Spotlight – Charles Darwin University

Find out what it’s like to study at Charles Darwin University in this University Spotlight. Campuses & Access Charles Darwin University is the Northern Territory’s only university, with five main campuses and seven smaller study centres. Their four NT campuses are located in Casuarina, Palmerston, Katherine, and Alice Springs, and they have a fifth campus …

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Swinburne Innovation Challenge

The future of work is changing. Tomorrow’s leaders will be skilled creatives, critical thinkers, and problem solvers. In this activity – framed by the UN Sustainable Development Goals – high ability students in Years 10 to 12 from Government Schools will extend their learning in their chosen subject area as well as build key skills in teamwork, ways of thinking, …

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University of South Australia - North Terrace Campus Building

University Spotlight – University of South Australia

Find out what you need to know about studying at the University of South Australia in this University Spotlight. Campuses & Access The University of South Australia has six campuses, with four in Adelaide and two in regional locations. All city campuses are easily accessible by public transport. The Magill, Mawson Lakes, Mount Gambier, and …

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MySydney Entry and Scholarship Scheme

MySydney offers every eligible student starting in 2024 entry on a reduced ATAR, an $8,500 per annum scholarship for the duration of their undergraduate degree and a range of additional support. No separate application is required. Program benefits include: Admission to an undergraduate degree based on a reduced ATAR A $8,500 per annum scholarship for …

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Vocational Education

Exploring Vocational Education

Are you thinking about your options for when you leave school? In this blog, we’ll delve into the world of vocational education and why it might be the perfect choice for you. While university is often seen as the traditional route to employment after school, vocational education offers a unique and equally promising pathway to …

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University of Sydney School of Computer Science High School Fellowship Program

This program is a unique opportunity for high school students to experience studying a first-year university subject, INFO1110: Introduction to Programming. Run by the School of Computer Science in the Faculty of Engineering, this subject focuses on the foundational principles of coding and software development process, including skills of testing and debugging. It’s a prerequisite …

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Cadetships in Australia

Cadetships in Australia

If you want a way to get some valuable hands-on work experience while you study, cadetships are the perfect way to do it. Similar to an apprenticeship, you’ll get to work with an employer in a relevant field, all while completing your studies – and best of all, you get paid to do it. The …

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VET pathways to university

VET Pathways to University

Did you know that getting an ATAR isn’t the only pathway to study at university? Heaps of unis have multiple pathway options, including for people who have obtained a VET qualification. If you’re in high school and thinking of uni, it might be worth considering a VET pathway to university to boost your chances of …

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University benefits for school leaders

University benefits for school leaders

If you’re a school captain or leader, or have other leadership experience, you might be wondering if this can be a benefit to you when applying to university. The answer is yes. Lots of universities offer bonus points and other perks for school leaders, including scholarships, study support, access to exclusive opportunities, and more. Here …

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Medical Applications – Out with the Old, In with the New

If you’re looking to get into med school, you’ve probably heard a thing or two about how tough the application process can be. But guess what? Things have been changing for the better over the past few years, and we’re here to fill you in. We’ve got three major shifts to talk about: ATAR scores …

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Indigenous Student Support at University

Indigenous Student Support at University

Thinking about studying at university when you finish school, or already have an offer? Congratulations! Going off to university is a big step in life, and it’s normal to feel nervous or unsure. Leaving the support of family and community can be scary. Thankfully, universities across Australia offer specialised support for Indigenous students starting (and …

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UQ’s InspireU Program

The InspireU Program is designed to engage and inspire young Indigenous high school students to further your studies at university and broaden your career possibilities. You can participate in on-campus residential camps, where you’ll get to explore future career and study options. The InspireU Program brings Indigenous high school students from across the state for …

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Macquarie University

University Spotlight – Macquarie University

If you want to know what it’s like to study at Macquarie University, take a look at our latest University Spotlight.   Campuses & Access   Macquarie University’s main Wallumattagal campus is around 15km north of the Sydney CBD. The Wallumattagal campus is very large and widespread, taking around 20 minutes to cross on foot. …

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Benefits of studying overseas

3 Benefits of Studying Overseas

Pursuing higher education at an overseas university can be a transformative experience, offering you a wealth of opportunities to expand your horizons, both personally and professionally. If you’re thinking about studying abroad, there are several compelling reasons to take the leap and embark on this exciting journey. We’ve provided some of the benefits of studying …

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Cool new courses

7 Cool New Courses in 2023

Each year, universities and other institutes update their courses and often add new ones. So if you’re looking for something new and exciting, or just something a little bit different, we’ve found some of the best cool new courses on offer in 2023. Check them out below.   Top 7 Cool New Courses   Machine …

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Business Cadetships Program – Applications Now Open

For Year 12 students who are interested in business, why undertake insecure, casual jobs in hospitality or retail while you are at university? Launch your career from the start of university by applying for a cadetship under the Business Cadetships Program. Cadetships are open to students from all schools. Business Cadets combine study at the …

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University of Melbourne Girl Power in Engineering and IT

A program for female high school students, contributing towards gender parity in engineering and IT disciplines. For girls from Australia with an interest in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics. Inspire your female students about the exciting possibilities of Engineering and IT through our Girl Power program, including a three-night camp at the University of Melbourne, …

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Degrees of the Future

Degrees of the Future

We speak a lot about jobs of the future, and how it’s important to set ourselves up with the right skills today so we can adapt to whatever comes. And it seems that a lot of universities also have this in mind, and are designing more flexible degrees that can equip you with multiple skills, …

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University of Queensland

University Spotlight – University of Queensland

Find out more about what it’s like to study at the University of Queensland in our latest university spotlight.   Campuses & Access   The University of Queensland’s main campus is located in St Lucia, in the heart of Brisbane’s CBD. It’s easy to access the campus via public transport, including bus, train, and ferry. …

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University of Melbourne

University Spotlight – University of Melbourne

Learn more about what it’s like to study at the University of Melbourne in our latest university spotlight.   Campuses & Access   The University of Melbourne’s main campus is located in Parkville, in the heart of Melbourne city. It’s easy to access the campus via public transport, and there are carparks for those who …

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Study at UNSW

University Spotlight – UNSW

Find out everything you need to know about study, living, support, and more at UNSW in our latest university spotlight.   Campuses & Access   UNSW occupies a very generously sized campus located in Kensington, right near the heart of the Sydney CBD, and it’s easily accessible by bus and light rail. There is some …

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How much difference could a scholarship make

How Much Difference Could a Scholarship Make?

As much as we like to think it is, university isn’t necessarily accessible for everyone. One of the common barriers stopping people from accessing higher education is the cost. But this is where scholarships come in. The purpose of scholarships is to provide students with extra funding, helping them to access university when they might …

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TISC | Tertiary Institutions Service Centre

The Tertiary Institutions Service Centre (TISC) process applications for courses offered at participating universities and higher education providers in Western Australia. They also: Conduct the Special Tertiary Admissions Test (STAT). Process applications to the Educational Access Scheme (EAS). Publish periodic School Circulars. Scale WACE results and calculate ATARs for students in Western Australia.   Key dates   …

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SATAC | SA & NT Tertiary Admissions Centre

SATAC processes applications for many of the courses offered by its participating institutions. SATAC also administers the Special Tertiary Admissions Test (STAT) for applicants applying for undergraduate courses under a special entry program, and processes applications for selected equity scholarships at University of South Australia.   Key dates   Dates for 2024 applications are yet …

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VTAC | Victorian Tertiary Admissions Centre

The Victorian Tertiary Admissions Centre (VTAC) is the central office that administers the application processes for places in tertiary courses, scholarships and the Special Entry Access Scheme at universities, TAFEs and independent tertiary colleges in Victoria (and a few outside Victoria). VTAC also: calculates and issues the ATAR for VCE students; provides telephone and online …

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QTAC | Queensland Tertiary Admissions Centre

QTAC processes applications for admission to most undergraduate and postgraduate courses in tertiary institutions throughout QLD and northern NSW. QTAC also calculates and provides the Australian Tertiary Admission Rank (ATAR) for QLD school leavers. You can also apply for the Educational Access Scheme (EAS) and the Rural and Regional Enterprise Scholarships Program (RRESP) through QTAC. …

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UAC | Universities Admissions Centre

UAC processes applications for admission to most undergraduate courses at participating institutions (mainly located in NSW and the ACT). They also: process applications for admission to many postgraduate courses calculate and provide the Australian Tertiary Admission Rank (ATAR) to NSW HSC students process applications for Educational Access Schemes (EAS) process applications for some Equity Scholarships (ES) process applications for some Schools Recommendation Schemes …

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Naval Shipbuilding College – Online Taster Course

Get a taste for the shipbuilding industry with NSC’s free online Shipbuilding Taster Course. The course is designed to provide an overview of the work happening across Australia and the many career opportunities this work will provide. Gain an understanding of common shipbuilding terminology and production processes, increase your knowledge of some of the most …

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UpRising

UpRising is an innovative and disruptive initiative that seeks to remove the barriers between education, business and industry. 50 NSW HSC Design & Technology students will have the chance to connect with industry, business, and community, to get feedback, test their ideas and prototypes and promote their final designs. Entries are limited to 3 students …

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Finding the right course for you at endota Wellness College

This guest article was written by Anna Nguyen from endota Wellness College.   Beauty and Wellness are among the fastest-growing industries in the world. Time-poor, stressed-out lifestyles coupled with advancements in mind-body medicine have persuaded us to engage more fully in activities that promote wellness. Now more than ever, people are seeking services from beauty …

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Curtin Girls+ Engineering Tomorrow

The Girls+ Engineering Tomorrow (GET) program targets senior secondary students studying pre-requisite mathematics and offers them tutoring support, and exposure to engineering activities, courses, role models and careers. The Year 11 program is an intensive out-of-school course of 10 sessions run fortnightly over two school terms. Each session comprises of a maths tutoring component and …

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Deakin Accelerate Program

Do you want to boost your ATAR and get a preview of uni life? When you join the Deakin Accelerate program you’ll get a head start by completing two first-year university units while you’re still in Year 12. If you’re planning to complete an extra subject in Year 12, discover how our VCE extension program, …

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SciX@UNSW 2023

The SciX program supports Science Extension students and other keen high school students to complete their research projects. UNSW have designed a set of tools, resources and equipment to help you investigate your chosen research topic. The research projects are overseen by academic research staff and are delivered primarily by research PhD students. You’ll be …

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UNSW GIE FEAS Program

The GIE FEAS Program is a new alternate pathway program for female-identifying high school students in Year 11 and 12 (school year 2023) who will be applying for an eligible engineering degree at UNSW Sydney and expecting an ATAR within the FEAS eligibility* range. If you’re a student who wants to make a difference in the …

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ACU | Uni Step Up Online – 2023

Uni Step-Up Online is your chance to get a head start on university by studying first year units while you are still at school. Year 11 students develop connections with current students and staff while experiencing study at a tertiary level. During 2023, the program is delivered online over a 10 week block, one night …

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New Communication and Creative Arts Courses at Deakin in 2023

Deakin are excited to offer four new courses from the School of Communication and Creative Arts. Allowing students to develop real expertise in their areas of interest there are now four Bachelor degrees with majors and minors in specialist subjects: Bachelor of Communication – with majors in Advertising, Digital and Social Media, Journalism and Public …

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Australian Defence Force Cyber Gap Program

The Australian Defence Force (ADF) Cyber Gap program is a 12-month online program designed to enhance your skills and employability in the cyber security field. You can be working towards any eligible qualification ranging from a Certificate III to a Master’s Degree, either full time or part time. During this 12-month program you will receive: …

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