Key dates for undergraduate admissions 2015–16

Some courses have earlier closing dates for applying and providing documents than those listed here. Before you apply, check the course descriptions available through the course search for exact dates.

Times indicated are based on Sydney time.


Applications are open until July 2016. If you have already applied in this admissions period (ie since August 2015), do not submit a new application; simply change your course preferences through Check & Change. Make sure you place your new preferred course at the top of your list so that it will be considered.

On-time applications close
Complete and submit your application by this date to avoid a higher processing charge
midnight Wed 30 Sep 2015
Main Round applications close midnight Fri 4 Dec 2015
Final applications for semester 2, 2016 close midnight Tue 12 Jul 2016
Processing charge 2015 Year 12 applicants
(until Mon 30 Nov 2015 – higher processing charges apply after this date)
Processing charge non-Year 12 applicants
(until Mon 30 Nov 2015 – higher processing charges apply after this date)

Your application can't be processed, and you won't be made an offer, until the processing charge is paid. If you choose to pay for your application using a credit/debit card or a PayPal account it may take up to three working days for your payment to clear with your financial institution and to be reflected in your application.

There are specific dates by which you need to apply to be considered in each offer round.

Year 12 results and ATARs

2015 NSW HSC results released by BOSTES Wed 16 Dec 2015
2015 ACT certificates released by ACTBSSS Tue 15 Dec 2015
ATARs released on this website 9am Thu 17 Dec 2015
ATAR Advice Notices received from UAC from Fri 18 Dec 2015

Offers and change of preferences

There are a number of offer rounds in 2015–16. Check key dates for offer rounds for all offer round dates and dates by which you need to apply, provide documents and change your preferences for each offer round.

For a printable copy of all key dates for undergraduate admissions, download the important dates fact sheet.