Your journey starts here

UAC connects you to tertiary study at universities and colleges within NSW and the ACT. With one simple application you can apply for courses at multiple institutions. Find out how it all works and explore the many options open to you, whatever stage you’re at on your educational journey. 

Admission criteria

There are many pathways to tertiary study, regardless of your background.

How to apply

Find out who can apply and how the application process works.

Scholarships & schemes

Schools Recommendation Schemes and equity programs aim to help all students access their potential.

The ATAR helps universities rank applicants for selection into their courses. Understand how it is calculated and what your result means.

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If you’d like your qualifications assessed before you apply, UAC can provide you with a qualifications assessment statement.

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Find out about UAC’s participating institutions, including their admissions data, student cohorts, admission requirements, pathway options and student services and facilities.

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Explore your options

Postgraduate applicants

Postgraduate study can help you advance your career, refresh your skills, or provide the opportunity to pursue a long-held passion.

Post-school applicants

For anyone who left school before 2018: make the most of the many pathways to university and access financial and academic support.

Interstate applicants

NSW and ACT universities and colleges offer a world-class education and the chance to embrace your new-found independence.

Year 10 students

Consider your abilities and interests when selecting the courses you will study for the next two years.

Year 11 and 12 students

Understand how the university application process works, pathways to tertiary study, and the financial support available to you.

International Year 12 students

Australian tertiary institutions offer a broad range of study options. Find out about university and government requirements.