Refocus with postgraduate study

22 Oct 2021

If you’re questioning your work and priorities after two years of disruption, postgraduate study could be just what you need to refocus. There are over 800 courses to explore and the possibilities are endless.

Postgraduate early bird applications close soon

01 Oct 2021

Early bird applications to postgraduate courses close at midnight on 31 October 2021. Invest in postgraduate study now to consolidate your career, prepare for a career change or simply follow your passion.

News from our institutions - September 2021

15 Sep 2021

In this issue of UAC News we have the latest information on changes to the ATAR and 2022 university admission dates and the extension of the Educational Access Scheme to include additional COVID-19 categories.

5 steps to managing HSC stress

12 Aug 2021

Stress and anxiety are incredibly common for students studying their HSC. While we need a certain level of stress to motivate us and help us achieve our goals, it’s important to know how to manage it and seek support when things become overwhelming.

Dreaming of uni in 2022?

27 Jul 2021

Details of all semester 1, 2022 courses offered by UAC’s participating institutions are now available.

Ease the pressure with an early offer

23 Jul 2021

If you’re in Year 12 and planning to go to uni next year, there are plenty of opportunities to lock in an early offer before you get your ATAR. In many cases, with just a little effort, you can finish school feeling a bit more relaxed about what’s in store for 2022.

Survival tips for the HSC

14 Jul 2021

UAC Digital is bringing together a panel of experts to chat about mental health and the HSC. Understand what healthy stress is, implement strategies to manage your mental health leading up to, and during, the exams, and know what to do if you’re facing more serious mental health challenges.

Year 10 – a year of decisions

18 Jun 2021

In Year 10 and thinking about your future? Steps to Uni for Year 10 Students is your guide to making the best decisions for Years 11 and 12, and beyond.

EAS is here to help

07 Jun 2021

The Educational Access Scheme (EAS) can help applicants who have experienced significant educational disadvantage receive an offer to university.

HSC and careers expos coming up

26 May 2021

Head out to Moore Park or Sydney Olympic Park for advice and inspiration on studying for the HSC, planning your career, going to uni or starting an apprenticeship. UAC will be there to help you out.

Can I afford university?

10 May 2021

How much it will cost you to go to university? Find out more about loan schemes, income support and scholarships.

UAC Careers Guide

05 May 2021

UAC applicants now have access to a national careers guide tailored specifically for students wanting to choose the right job after school or university.

UAC accredited for best-practice data handling

22 Apr 2021

The Universities Admissions Centre (UAC) has been accredited to ISO (International Standards Organisation) 27001, an internationally accepted standard of information security practices.

Uni applications are open

01 Apr 2021

Applications for uni in 2022 are now open. You can apply for undergraduate study as well as the Schools Recommendation Scheme, Educational Access Scheme and Equity Scholarships.

Uni top of the list for young Australians

24 Mar 2021

If you’re thinking of going to uni, you’re not alone. By the time semester 1 applications closed for 2021, UAC had processed more than 81,600 undergraduate applications.

Do you want to study at university in 2022?

16 Mar 2021

UAC's General Manager of Marketing and Engagement, Kim Paino, will go live on Facebook and Instagram on Wednesday, 31 March, to give you key dates and insights about applying.

Top 10 most in-demand courses for 2021

26 Feb 2021

Year 12 students from the class of 2020 are settling in to university and their preferred courses through the Universities Admissions Centre (UAC)are in.

The Australian College of Physical Education Ensures Professional Athletes Can Thrive Academically

29 Jan 2021

The Australian College of Physical Education has supported student athletes strive for academic and sporting excellence since 1917 and is a leader in providing the highest standard of services for elite athletes, coaches and officials. ACPE is an endorsed member of the Elite Athlete Education Network recognised by the Australian Institute of Sport and the New South Wales Institute of Sport.

New short courses to help Australians up-skill for the future economy

22 Jan 2021

The Australian National University (ANU) is offering thirty-eight postgraduate short courses in 2021 to equip Australians with the skills needed to succeed in our future economy. The Australian government is subsidising the cost of thirteen of these short courses to enable Australians to upskill or retrain at a reduced rate.

ACPE achieves top honours for Teaching Quality

24 Dec 2020

When choosing an education provider it is important to look at the factors that will contribute to your success as an undergraduate student. The academic environment and the level of support you will receive as you adjust to higher education are critical to your success.

ACPE fast-tracks students towards success

30 Nov 2020

After a lifelong interest in sports, international student, Pierre, commenced a Bachelor of Sports Coaching (Strength and Conditioning) at ACPE.

‘I’ve always been passionate about sports. I was an athlete when I was younger, so being able to learn how to train athletes at a high level and being involved with the sporting environment in Australia has been a great opportunity.’

6 real-life, practical tips for making online study work

27 Nov 2020

From finding time to finding your tribe, six online Charles Darwin University students share their insider tips on how to make an online degree work for your life and goals. Charles Darwin University is a national leader in delivering online degrees. In fact, more than 70% of their students study online from across Australia.

7 tips to make the most of your UAC preferences

26 Nov 2020

For many students, receiving ATAR results prompts a rethink of university and subject choices – and it’s important to do your research and understand the process.

Recruitment experts from the University of Sydney have put together 7 tips to help you.

8 simple steps to uni

20 Aug 2020

Feeling confused or overwhelmed about what you need to do to get into uni next year? Follow these 8 steps and you'll be on your way.

Planning to go to uni in 2021?

04 Aug 2020

We've just published the details for hundreds of new semester 1, 2021 courses. So if you're planning to go to uni next year, now is the time to take action: get your application in today.

Thinking about further study?

01 Jul 2020

Whether you're a post-school applicant or ready for postgraduate study, your life experience matters! UAC can help you pursue your ambitions.

Lighten your mental load

09 Jun 2020

If you’re a Year 12 student looking for news, information, guidance and study advice then there’s a new program to help.

Sindy landed her dream job: you can too!

26 Sep 2019

​After finishing university, Sindy Dupaganta achieved her dream of working for the UN. Find out what it took to get there and how to set yourself up for success.​

A quick guide to student rankings

13 Dec 2018

For Year 11 and 12 students, rank is a familiar term. Our quick guide provides simple explanations of the types of student ranks you’re likely to come across.

5 facts about scaling

12 Dec 2018

Scaling is an important – but often misunderstood – component of your ATAR calculation. Here are five facts to help you understand why, what and how we scale.

Admissions transparency

06 Sep 2018

Course information in the UAC Guide 2018-19 and on our website and app is in line with Australian Government admissions transparency requirements.

HSC and ATAR: What's the difference?

06 Apr 2018

Confused about the difference between HSC marks and the ATAR? You're not alone. The relationship between these two very different measures of achievement is often misunderstood and the myths about them are persistent. But don't stress: here's a simple explanation to help you out.

Year 11 essentials

21 Mar 2018

Now that you're well and truly into your HSC preliminary courses, you might be wondering if your results from this year will impact on your ATAR and your chances of getting into uni. This handy guide for Year 11 students provides some advice on dropping courses, accelerated courses, Year 11 results and things to consider before you get to Year 12.