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Find out more about how VTAC calculates and releases ATAR scores here.
Find out relevant application information for undergraduates here.
Find out relevant application information for postgraduates here.
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).
- calculates and issues the ATAR for VCE students;
- provides telephone and online information and enquiry services for applicants;
- publishes a range of guides to tertiary study;
- provides timely information to assist applicants via its social media networks, blogs, Facebook and Twitter; and
- conducts information sessions for secondary school students and their parents, careers practitioners and adults returning to study.
- provides careers services to individuals of all ages who seek guidance regarding future career options, employability skills and study pathways.
Visit the VTAC | Victorian Tertiary Admissions Centre website
9am 3 August – VTAC Applications Open (SEAS & Scholarships open too) – Application fee is $41
5pm 30 September – On-time Applications Close – Application fee is now $119
5pm 9 October – Scholarship & SEAS Applications Close
5pm 6 November – Late Applications Close – Application fee is now $155
5pm 4 December – Very Late Applications Close
7am 30 December – ATAR Results
12pm 4 January 2021 – Change of Preference Deadline – January Round
2pm 14 January 2021 – January Offers released
12pm 21 January 2021 – Change of Preference Deadline – February Round
2pm 1 February 2021 – February Offers released
Educational Access Schemes
Special consideration covers a range of access and equity programs offered by institutions.
The Special Entry Access Scheme (SEAS) is a single application that is sent to all the courses you apply to.
For 2020 VTAC have added two new categories to their eligibility criteria under Category 4: Difficult Circumstances, they cover:
- 2019-2020 bushfire impacts, or
- COVID-19 remote learning.
Scholarships provide financial support to help students with the costs of tertiary education. Scholarships are not only for high achievers. Find out about the types of scholarships available and learn how to complete your scholarship application.
Set up your VTAC account. You will need to login and complete all the details, and if you need any documentation they will let you know.
They have created a demo and video to help you understand the process – find it on the VTAC website here.
List up to EIGHT preferences – to maximise your chances of getting an offer, list all eight preferences.
Remember – you can change these later.
When do applications open and close?
See Dates and fees.
How do I apply for courses?
See How to apply for courses.
Where is the SEAS application?
You can only access the SEAS application in your VTAC user account after you submit your VTAC course application. Also see Applying for SEAS.
What if the online application is not working?
See Technical help.
How do I change my application?
See Making changes.
Can you tell me my VTAC ID and PIN?
See Request for VTAC ID and PIN.