NEW SOUTH WALES &
AUSTRALIAN CAPITAL TERRITORY
UAC is open for applications from April 2019.
The UAC Guide 2019–20 has an overview of courses and UAC’s website and the My UAC app have comprehensive descriptions of all the courses available through UAC’s 27 participating institutions.
Not all courses for 2020 are available early in 2019.
If you can’t find the course you want to apply for, choose another course as a placeholder and go back later to review and change your preferences. Courses will be added gradually through the year and all semester 1, 2020 courses will be available by early August.
Quad 2, 6 Parkview Drive
Sydney Olympic Park NSW 2127
Phone: 1300 ASK UAC (1300 275 822), (02) 9752 0200 from mobiles
or +61 2 9752 0200 from overseas.
UAC, Locked Bag 112, Silverwater NSW 2128
Year 12 applicants
Current Australian Year 12 students must apply online using Apply through UAC’s website. Details on how to apply are in the UAC 2019-20 Guide, available to students through their schools from April 2019..
Non-Year 12 applicants
Australian and New Zealand citizens, and Australian permanent residents who are not Year 12 students, must also apply online using Apply through UAC’s website.
On-time closing date
Early bird applications close on Monday 30 September 2019. Applicants for art and design courses are generally selected on the basis of folios, interviews, ATAR and academic results - refer to the course description on UAC’s website or the My UAC app for details of specific selection criteria and early closing dates.
Educational Access Schemes
Most institutions participating through UAC have Educational Access Schemes (EAS) for applicants who have experienced long-term educational disadvantage. Visit UAC’s website for more information. If you are in Year 12, talk to your course adviser.
Check UAC’s website or the UAC 2019-20 Guide for courses with early closing dates.
UAC charges and fees are not refundable under any circumstances, except as required by law.
Check UAC’s website or the UAC 2018-19 Guide for key dates/offers.
UAC now has an app ‘My UAC’ which applicants can download and search for courses, change their preferences, check their offers and check their ATAR (but not apply through at the moment).
Victorian Tertiary Admissions Centre (VTAC)
40 Park Street
South Melbourne VIC 3205
Phone: 03 9926 1020
+61 3 9926 1020 (international callers)
Information about VTAC and the application process can be found at www.vtac.edu.au
VTAC Online Application
The VTAC Online Application is available from 9am on 5 August 2019 at www.vtac.edu.au. The service is available 24 hours a day and can be used by all applicants to make their initial application, make any changes to preferences and to check if they have been made an offer for a course.
Closing dates for applications
The closing date for Timely applications is 30 September 2019 (5pm). There is a processing fee. Those who submit applications after 28 September will incur a late fee and may not be able to meet the selection requirements for some courses. The final closing date is 6 December 2019 (5pm).
Art and Design courses
Applicants for art and design courses are selected on the basis of folios, interviews, academic results and other criteria. Applicants are informed of the result of their application by course authorities using four types of letters:
Type A (i) states that the applicant has been successful in meeting preselection requirements, conditional upon meeting minimum tertiary entrance requirements, while Type A (ii) is conditional upon achieving a minimum ATAR (Australian Tertiary Admissions Rank); Type B is a holding letter advising applicants that they may receive a second round offer in light of offers made and accepted in the first round; Type C states that the applicant will not receive an offer.
Special Entry Access Schemes (SEAS)
Information on the different types of schemes and eligibility can be found in the special consideration section of the VTAC website from July.
Queensland Tertiary Admissions Centre (QTAC)
Level 2, 147 Coronation Drive
Milton QLD 4064
Phone: National 1300 467 822
PO Box 1331
Milton QLD 4064
Applicants can apply online at:
The date you apply determines the application fee.
Visit QTAC’s website for up-to-date information on key dates.
• Apply for up to six preferences with one application
• Change your preferences up to three times for free, even after you’ve applied.
• Track your application online.
The QTAC Guide to Further Study is available from QTAC’s office and can be downloaded as an eBook from QTAC’s website.
Regional and Rural Enterprise Scholarships Program (RRESP)
The Rural and Regional Enterprise Scholarships Program (RRESP) improves access to and completion of tertiary education courses for students from regional and remote areas in Australia. For eligibility requirements and more information, visit www.qtac.edu.au/scholarships
SOUTH AUSTRALIA &
South Australian Tertiary Admissions Centre (SATAC)
Ground Floor, 104 Frome Street
Adelaide SA 5000
Phone: +61 8 8224 4000 or 1300 138 440
(local call cost for country and interstate)
104 Frome Street
Adelaide SA 5000
Applying through SATAC
SATAC processes applications for most university undergraduate and postgraduate courses in South Australia and the Northern Territory, and TAFE SA courses offered in South Australia. All applicants apply online at www.satac.edu.au. Information about the application process can be found at www.satac.edu.au.
Check the SATAC website for application key dates and offer round dates.
The SATAC Guide to undergraduate courses is available from the SATAC office or from newsagents for $12.00. You can read the SATAC Guide and SATAC’s Tertiary Entrance booklets for SACE/NTCET and International Baccalaureate students free of charge at:
Tertiary Institutions Service Centre Ltd (TISC)
Level 1, 100 Royal Street
East Perth WA 6004
Phone: 08 9318 8000
Only Australian and New Zealand citizens and those who have had Australian permanent residency approved/granted are eligible to apply through TISC.
Applying through TISC
All applicants apply via TISCOnline (www.tisc.edu.au).
Applications are expected to open on Monday 5 August. An ‘early bird’ application fee is available until 11.00 pm Monday 30 September 2019, after which the standard application fee of $165 is charged. Please note that some courses have early closing dates.
All applicants can access course and university information, information about applying, choosing courses, prerequisites, offers, and much more, by going to the TISC website www.tisc.edu.au. From here, applicants can also change and check university preferences, and find out if an offer of a university place has been made. There are rounds of offers and places are generally available in most courses for these rounds. However, please note that some courses with restricted places may not be offered in every round.
Art and Design courses
Selection for art and design courses is on the basis of academic results, interview/audition, folio, and/or other criteria. Applicants should go to the TISC website for specific course selection criteria and requirements.
30 September 2019
Deadline for applying to pay the ‘early bird’ fee.
University of Tasmania
Locked Bag 1345
Launceston TAS 7250
Phone: 1300 363 864
Admission requirements can be found at:
Applications can be made online at:
The University of Tasmania will not accept faxed applications.
Applications open for Semester 1 2020 undergraduate and postgraduate applicants. Acknowledgments available progressively online.
Closing date for on-time undergraduate applications and postgraduate psychology programs. Applications received after this date will still be considered for many courses.
Closing date for on-time postgraduate and scholarship applications. Applications received after this date will still be considered for many courses.
Interviews and auditions if required.
Academic year commences.
For a full list of Key Dates for Admissions, please visit