Schools Recommendation Schemes (SRS)

SRS applications closed on Wednesday 30 September 2015. You can no longer apply for SRS or amend your SRS application. If you have any queries about your SRS application email:

Schools Recommendation Schemes (SRS) are one way institutions make early offers to current Australian Year 12 students who have applied for undergraduate admission through UAC.

SRS are used by institutions to make offers of undergraduate admission using criteria other than (or in addition to) ATARs. These criteria may include school recommendations, senior secondary studies and personal awards and achievements.

Key dates for SRS

Wed 5 Aug 2015

SRS applications open

Midnight Wed 30 Sep 2015

SRS applications and SRS Check & Change close. After this date, you cannot access your SRS application or modify it in any way.

Mid-Nov 2015

'Pre offer advice letter' sent by most institutions to notify you of the state of your SRS application for your course preferences (not issued by all institutions or for all courses)

Midnight Mon 30 Nov 2015

Applicants must have their preferred SRS course as their first preference

Thu 3 Dec 2015

SRS unconditional and conditionaI offers are released

Tue 5 Jan 2016 Conditional offers are converted to unconditional offers for applicants meeting institution criteria

Wed 20 Jan 2016
(Main Round)

SRS offers will also be made in this and subsequent offer rounds

The Australian Catholic University is now participating in SRS. Check the details of the 11 participating institutions.

Offers only made to first preferences

SRS offers will only be made to your first course preference as at midnight on Monday 30 November 2015.

Make sure you have your preferred SRS course listed as the first preference in your UAC application for undergraduate admission at midnight on Monday 30 November 2015.

Not all courses at individual institutions will be available through SRS.

Read more about SRS offers.

Who can apply

SRS is open to all Year 12 applicants who are attempting:

  • an Australian Year 12 qualification in 2015 or
  • an International Baccalaureate in Australia in 2015

and are:

  • UAC applicants for undergraduate admission for 2015–16
  • an Australian or New Zealand citizen
  • a permanent resident of Australia or holder of an Australian permanent resident humanitarian visa.

International students can't apply for SRS.


Quick SRS links