Media releases

Early bird applications – closing soon!

19 Sep 2017

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

Applications for study in first semester 2018 can still be submitted until Monday 5 February 2018, but applicants will face a higher processing charge after next Friday 29 September.

Remember that many courses have early closing dates for applying, including popular medical and music courses, so get your application in today.

So far 37,535 people have applied through UAC. Of these applicants, 76 per cent have been Year 12 students and approximately 24 per cent non-Year 12.

To start your application, visit UAC’s website.

Any questions? Simply call UAC’s friendly customer service team on 1300 275 822 (or 02 9752 0200 from mobiles).

Key dates for applying


Fri 29 Sep 2017 Early bird applications close
Mon 5 Feb 2018 Applications close for semester 1 2018

Year 12 results and ATAR dates

Thu 14 Dec 2017 NSW HSC results released by NESA (formerly BOSTES)
Fri 15 Dec 2017, from 9am ATARs released by UAC on UAC’s website and My UAC app

Change of preferences

Sun 17 Dec 2017 for consideration in December Round 2
Wed 3 Jan 2018 for consideration in January Round 1
Wed 24 Jan 2018 for consideration in January Round 2
Sun 11 Feb 2018 for final consideration for first semester study


Thu 21 Dec 2017 at 7.30am December Round 2 offers released
Fri 12 Jan 2018 at 7.30am January Round 1 offers released
Wed 31 Jan 2018 at 7.30am January Round 2 offers released
Thu 15 Feb 2018 at 7.30am final first semester offers released

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For further information (media only) email or contact:
Raquel Tracy, Communications Officer, UAC on 9752 0775
Kim Paino, General Manager, Marketing and Engagement, UAC on (02) 9752 0760 or 0409 155 112.