HSC students set to enjoy Christmas

14 December 2018

MANY NSW HSC students will be getting an early Christmas present. Their ATARs were released today and they won’t have long to wait to find out if they’ve been offered a place at uni.

ATARs released today

14 December 2018

NSW HSC students will today find out their Australian Tertiary Admission Rank (ATAR) – the rank NSW and ACT universities use to select school leavers for their courses.

I've got my ATAR, what do I do now?

14 December 2018

ATARs have been released and many HSC students will be turning their attention to how to order their course preferences in time for the December Round 2 offers on Thursday 20 December 2018. 

ATARs released this Friday

11 December 2018

NSW HSC students will find out their Australian Tertiary Admission Rank (ATAR) this Friday 14 December. 

ATARs released in one week

07 December 2018

MORE than 55,000 NSW HSC students will be able to access their Australian Tertiary Admission Rank (ATAR) next Friday 14 December.

Fact sheet: All about the ATAR

07 December 2018

THIS handy fact sheet will tell you all you wanted to know about the calculation of the ATAR, its relationship with the HSC and how it's used by institutions.

The truth about the ATAR

23 November 2018

IT'S only 3 weeks until NSW HSC students get their ATARs, and it's time to clear the air.

University applications are strong

21 November 2018

AT the halfway point of the admissions period for tertiary study in 2019, the Universities Admissions Centre has received 63,170 applications for undergraduate study.

Find your way with Course Compass

12 November 2018

THE Universities Admissions Centre has deployed the latest cutting-edge technology to launch a new course finder platform for Year 12 students – Course Compass. 

National admissions information platform launched

08 November 2018

THE Universities Admissions Centre is proud to have collaborated with the Commonwealth Government and the other state-based admissions centres to develop the national higher education admissions information platform: Course Seeker.

UAC supporting the Invictus spirit

25 October 2018

THE Universities Admissions Centre was proud to attend the Invictus Games Sydney 2018 Symposium, The Power of Education, held on Monday 22 October at the Royal Sydney Yacht Squadron in Kirribilli. 

Trending uni courses for study in 2019

12 October 2018

HEALTH has once again taken the top spot as the favoured field of study among early bird applicants through the Universities Admissions Centre (UAC).

Early bird uni applications close

12 October 2018

EARLY bird applications have closed and more than 41,000 NSW and ACT Year 12 students have so far applied for tertiary study in 2019 through UAC. 

Last chance for early bird applications

24 September 2018

FUTURE students have until midnight this Friday 28 September to submit an early bird application for first semester 2019 study through the Universities Admissions Centre.

Improve your chances of uni entry

21 September 2018

APPLICATIONS for Schools Recommendation Schemes (SRS) are closing at midnight on Friday 28 September, so students should apply now.

Be an early bird and rest easy

19 September 2018

IF you’re applying for uni in semester 1, 2019, the early bird deadline is fast approaching. Early bird applications through the Universities Admissions Centre (UAC) close at midnight on Friday 28 September 2018, after which higher fees are charged.

Uni access for drought-affected students

07 September 2018

WITH 100 per cent of NSW now in drought, UAC is getting behind drought-affected students to help them access opportunities for higher education.

UAC can help you get into uni

30 August 2018

DO you live in a drought-affected area? Are you dealing with financial hardship? Has a medical condition affected your studies? You can turn to UAC for help.

UAC and CSU get social

22 August 2018

CHARLES Sturt University (CSU) has collaborated with one of Australia's top 50 most innovative companies in 2018, the Universities Admissions Centre (UAC), to offer a new-look application system that allows students to register using their Facebook, Google or LinkedIn accounts.

UAC: helping veterans get into uni

17 August 2018

THE Universities Admissions Centre (UAC) is actively taking steps to help military veterans access higher education. 

Apply now for uni in 2019

01 August 2018

CALLING all prospective uni students! Applications for next year are now open through the Universities Admissions Centre. 

UAC recognised as leading innovator in AFR list

31 July 2018

THE Universities Admissions Centre (UAC) has ranked 41st on the 2018 Financial Review Most Innovative Companies list from over 1,000 nominated organisations across Australia and New Zealand.  

Hurry! Applications for study in 2018 closing soon

05 July 2018

DON’T miss out! Applications for mid-year undergraduate study close at midnight on Thursday 12 July 2018. Apply now for the opportunity to study in semester 2; many institutions have courses that are still open and available.

UAC: supporting the future of admissions

01 June 2018

THE higher education landscape is more dynamic than ever and universities are actively looking for alternative student recruitment strategies. ANU is one such institution and the announcement of their new admissions model is the culmination of more than 12 months of collaboration between the University and UAC.

UAC on the front foot with innovation

16 May 2018

THE Federal Government’s commitment to funding research infrastructure in this year’s budget is good news for the higher education sector, with funding assigned to improve emerging technologies such as machine learning and blockchain technology.

There's still time to study this year

03 May 2018

THERE’S no need to wait until next year, potential students still have an opportunity to secure a place at uni with applications open for study in semester 2.

In defence of the ATAR

27 April 2018

THE Universities Admissions Centre (UAC) says that hysteria around the ATAR is unhelpful to students and it’s time for an informed discussion of the ATAR and its place in secondary education and entry into university.

UAC looks to future

12 April 2018

THE Universities Admissions Centre (UAC) has unveiled a new brand strategy, marking the most dramatic change to our visual identity in over a decade.  

End the ATAR myth-making

23 March 2018

IT’S time to end the ATAR myth-making according to the Universities Admissions Centre (UAC). Extreme reporting of the ATAR is damaging to students.

The ATAR is alive and well

22 March 2018

THE ATAR continues to breathe life into university admissions, with approximately 80 per cent of Year 12 students applying through UAC being admitted solely or substantially on the basis of their ATAR.

Students set sail after navigating path to uni

22 February 2018

THOUSANDS of new uni students are about to embrace life as undergraduates on campuses across NSW and the ACT with the final round of semester 1 offers completed by UAC. UAC has processed more than 75,000 applications in preparation for the start of first semester courses.

Favourite uni courses in 2018

02 February 2018

THE majority of Year 12 students have received their offers to uni and the stats are in - Health, Law and Business were the most favoured fields of study.

Equity scholarships lighten the load

15 January 2018

APPLICATIONS for Equity Scholarships through the Universities Admissions Centre (UAC) have spiked, with an increase of 44 per cent from last year. 

Securing a spot at uni is still within reach

05 January 2018

IF you missed out on a uni offer in December, don’t stress – securing a spot at uni is still well within reach with the release next week of further offers in January Round 1.

NSW ATARs now on the blockchain

15 December 2017

IN the first of its kind in Australia, UAC has released official Australian Tertiary Admission Rank (ATAR) documents to NSW HSC students using state-of-the-art blockchain technology.

Preferences for uni offers are closing

15 December 2017

APPLICANTS for uni study in 2018 have until midnight this Sunday 17 December to change their course preferences for December Round 2 offers through UAC.

Christmas comes early for Year 12 students

15 December 2017

YEAR 12 students are set to enjoy their holidays even more with the introduction of an offer round before Christmas after ATARs were released today.

I’ve got my ATAR, what do I do now?

15 December 2017

ATARs have been released and many HSC students will be turning their attention to how to order their course preferences in time for the December Round 2 offers next Thursday 21 December 2017.

The cut-off is not the ATAR

15 December 2017

NOW that HSC students have received their ATARs, many will be wondering whether they’ll be awarded bonus points to boost their chances of getting into their desired course.

ATARs released today

15 December 2017

NSW HSC students will today find out their Australian Tertiary Admission Rank (ATAR). Students can view their ATAR from 9am today on the My UAC mobile app or on UAC’s website.

ATARs released this Friday

11 December 2017

NSW HSC students will find out their ATAR this Friday 15 December. The ATAR is the rank used by universities to select school leavers for entry into university courses.

Confidentiality of student ATARs

11 December 2017

ATARs are released only to individual students. Schools do not receive ATAR information and students can keep their ATAR completely confidential if they wish.

ATARs released in one week

08 December 2017

MORE than 55,000 NSW HSC students will be able to access their Australian Tertiary Admission Rank (ATAR) from 9am on Friday 15 December.

Fact sheet: All about the ATAR

08 December 2017

WONDERING what the ATAR is or how cut-offs and bonus points work? Read this handy fact sheet and find out all you wanted to know about the ATAR.

How to choose your courses

08 December 2017

WHEN ATARs are released next Friday, UAC expects about 25,000 students to change their course preferences when they have a more realistic idea of the courses they can get into.

Applications steady for uni in 2018

07 December 2017

UNIVERSITY applications remain steady according to figures released today by UAC. At the end of November, more than 70,000 people had applied through UAC for tertiary study in 2018.

Equity applications surge

16 November 2017

THERE'S been a spike in applications for Schools Recommendation Schemes (SRS) through UAC. Other equity schemes managed through UAC have also seen a surge in applications this year.

University applications steadily rising

10 November 2017

AT the halfway point of the admissions period for tertiary study in 2018 – 31 October – UAC had received 66,701 applications for undergraduate study.

​Trending uni courses for study in 2018

11 October 2017

HEALTH has once again taken the top spot as the favoured field of study among early bird applicants through UAC. Society and Culture is also trending.

​Last chance for early bird applications

22 September 2017

PROSPECTIVE students have until midnight next Friday 29 September to submit an early bird application for first semester 2018 through the Universities Admissions Centre.

Early bird applications – closing soon!

19 September 2017

PROSPECTIVE uni students, get in quick! Early bird applications through the Universities Admissions Centre close at midnight on Friday 29 September 2017.

Exciting times for students

02 August 2017

CALLING all prospective uni students! Applications for next year are now open through the Universities Admissions Centre.

Need help to get into uni?

02 August 2017

Applications for Educational Access Schemes, Schools Recommendation Schemes and Equity Scholarships are now open through the Universities Admissions Centre.