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Early bird uni applications close

12 Oct 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. A breakdown of applicant numbers is below. These students can now focus wholly on their end-of-year exams.

In addition, more than 13,000 non-Year 12 applicants applied for university by the early bird closing date of 28 September.

There’s still time to apply for tertiary study, however – applications for semester 1 2019 are open until Friday 8 February 2019.

Applicants can apply on UAC’s website.

Applications for 2019 Admissions at 28 September 2018 - Early bird closing date*

Applicant type Applications for 2019 admissions
Current NSW Year 12 students 38,964
Current ACT Year 12 students 2,263
Current interstate and IB Year 12 students 4,492
Non-Year 12 applicants 13,424
Total 59,143

A breakdown of application statistics for this admissions period so far can be found on UAC's website.

* These figures do not include international applications or applicants applying direct to the institution.

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

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