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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.

Early Offer Round (COVID-19) UC will be facilitating a special Early Offer Round in August 2020 for Year 12 students being impacted by COVID-19. The special Early Offer Round will be based on the principles of the Schools Recommendation Scheme. Further information.

Adjustment factors are available to a range of eligible undergraduate students and are points that are added to your Australian Tertiary Admission Rank (ATAR) or entry rank to give you an adjusted entry score. UC offers three types of adjustment factors: Subject adjustments, 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.

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

Fast Forward is an early offer scheme which allows currently enrolled Year 11 students from specified Australian schools and states to apply and receive conditional offers for admission to nominated UC courses.

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.