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Alternative entry

UC offers a number of entry initiatives that give applicants the opportunity to gain entry via alternative admissions schemes. Our entry schemes are offered to both applicants who are currently studying in school and those who may have been out of study for some time.

Bonus points are available to a range of eligible undergraduate students and are added to your Australian Tertiary Admission Rank (ATAR) or entry rank to give you an adjusted entry score. UC offers three bonus points schemes: Subject Bonus, Educational Access Scheme (EAS) and University Priority Groups.

The Schools Recommendation Scheme (SRS) is available to current Year 12 students and provides an opportunity to secure an offer to a UC undergraduate course if recommended by their school.

Special consideration is available to all applicants to UC who have experienced circumstances that have impacted or disadvantaged their previous study who do not meet the criteria to receive bonus points.

Portfolio entry is offered by the Faculty of Arts and Design (FAD) for all applicants seeking entry to an undergraduate FAD course.