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). 

​New HSC course - investigating science

27 July 2018

Investigating Science provides students with the opportunity to develop an understanding of the ethical, social, economic and political influences on science and scientific research in the modern world. 

EAS is now online

27 July 2018

For the first time this year, EAS applications are going online and will become part of a student’s UAC application. Once students have submitted their undergraduate application, they’ll have the option to immediately access the EAS application.

New course recommendation service

27 July 2018

We’re currently working on a service for Year 12 students to help them choose their preferences, based on the subjects they’re studying for the HSC and the offers received by previous students with the same pattern of study.

Expert report on retention

26 July 2018

Student retention is a hot topic in Australia’s higher education sector, and an issue for concern for universities across the country.

For Year 10 students, the future is now

19 July 2018

As Year 10 students make decisions about which courses they will study for the HSC, we asked two students about their plans for study in Years 11 and 12, and beyond.

UAC Guide: the wait is almost over

04 July 2018

The Guide contains descriptions of over 2,000 courses at UAC’s 26 participating institutions, plus plenty of useful information about the ins and outs of applying through UAC.

Are you an international student?

04 July 2018

The UAC International 2018–19 booklet is for international students applying through UAC. The booklet lists more than 1,500 international fee-paying courses at UAC’s 26 participating institutions and contains information to help international students apply for university.

Get into uni early with SRS

04 July 2018

Schools Recommendation Schemes (SRS) are one way institutions make early offers of undergraduate admission to Australian Year 12 students, using criteria other than (or in addition to) ATARs.

Help for difficult circumstances

04 July 2018

Educational Access Schemes help students who have experienced long-term educational disadvantage gain admission to tertiary study.

Apply for a scholarship

04 July 2018

Equity Scholarships assist financially disadvantaged students with the costs associated with higher education. Students apply online for an Equity Scholarship through UAC.

Help name the National Higher Education Admissions Information Platform

30 May 2018

UAC is working with other tertiary admissions centres to develop a national higher education admissions information platform. As a result, we'll be launching a new website to deliver comprehensive and comparable information about all higher education courses across Australia. Can you help us name it?

How to get into medicine

29 May 2018

It's not all about your ATAR! Medical students require a variety of qualities and skills, and the selection process reflects this. The first step to getting into an undergraduate degree is to sit the Undergraduate Medicine and Health Sciences Admission Test (UMAT) – it's only offered once a year and you need to register now. 

HSC and ATAR: What's the difference?

06 April 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.

Essential information for Year 11 students

21 March 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.