Are you a Year 11 student with a passion for your community and a drive to get ahead?
UC’s Fast Forward Program is an exclusive club for 25 stand-out students to prepare for university life with a boost. It’s perfect for those who go the extra mile both inside and outside of school, who are actively involved in their studies and their community either through sporting clubs, volunteering or similar activities.
Students from Canberra and regions surrounding the ACT are invited to apply for this exclusive program and will receive a range of benefits including an early offer into a University of Canberra degree of your choice*. So, if you’re eager to run while everyone else walks, fast-track your future now and apply for the UC Fast Forward Program today.
Applications close 31 August 2020.
* Degrees included in the Fast Forward Program early offer only. Ranked degree exclusions apply.
If you would like to be notified about any Fast Forward Program information and important updates in the future, please register your details now.
At UC, we recognise that the secret to success is not just about getting straight As. Being passionate about your future, connecting with your community and going above and beyond in all aspects of life is what really sets you apart.
If you can demonstrate a high level of personal commitment through participation in extra-curricular activities, then the UC Fast Forward Program is perfect for you. We’re seeking students who have experience in:
“I know that what I study is a very big decision to make, and since I’m not 100% sure of what I want to do I thought this was the perfect program to help me test the waters and understand the options available to me.”
UC Fast Forward Program
We’re committed to supporting Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students to achieve their goals academically, culturally and personally.
If you are an ambitious Year 11 student, involved in your community and identify as Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander, we encourage you to apply for UC’s Fast Forward Program.
Upon entry to UC our students will have access to our Ngunnawal Centre dedicated to helping students achieve academic and career goals, offering study support, providing leadership development services and celebrating Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander culture through events on campus.
To apply for the Fast Forward program, complete an online application form by Monday 31 August 2020. Your application should address the three selection criteria:
Shortlisted students who meet the above criteria will be invited to participate in a face-to-face interview. Following the interview process, a maximum of 25 students will be selected to participate in the Fast Forward Program in 2021.
Two places in the program will also be prioritised for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students.
To be eligible to receive a place in the Fast Forward Program students must:
In July of Year 12, the 25 students selected for the Fast Forward Program will be invited to submit supporting documentation in order to obtain their unconditional early-entry offer to their selected degree. Unconditional offers of admission will be made to participants who:
Unconditional early entry offers will be made by early September 2021.