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Arts and Design Portfolio Entry

Portfolio entry provides an alternative entry pathway to entry based on an ATAR score.  Find out everything you need to know on this page, or download

Your Guide to Successful Portfolio Entry

Who can apply?

Current school leavers and Non school leavers

Current school leavers

Those who are finishing year 12 this year and wish to secure an early offer and/or may not achieve the required ATAR for their chosen course.

Application deadline

In line with 2020 UAC dates. Next offers will be made within UAC rounds.

  • Submit your portfolio by November 2020 for a UAC Non-ATAR or early round offer.
  • Submit your portfolio December 2020 for and for an offer in the December round.
  • Submit your portfolio by December 2020 for a UAC offer in the January round

Non school leavers

  • TAFE students who have not completed their TAFE course but wish to enter one of our specified degree courses
  • Mature age applicants who may not have an ATAR or may not have completed Year 12 but have other qualifications or experience deemed suitable for entry.
Application deadline

Applications for semester 2 2020 and semester 1 2021 are now being accepted.

  • Submit your portfolio 2nd July for an offer before O-week semester 2.
  • Submit your portfolio 30th November for an offer before Christmas.
  • Submit your portfolio no later than 11th January 2021 for an offer in time to start Semester 1 2021.

What courses can I apply for?

All Arts and Design undergraduate single degrees offer Portfolio Entry.

Find out more about Arts and Design courses.

What do I need to include in my portfolio?

Please submit up to five pieces of your best creative work related to the degree you are applying for. These can be both school or personal projects you are most proud of, or check out our full portfolio entry requirements below:



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