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UAC Update
18.08.21

Although there is some anxiety around lockdowns and HSC exams, I think it is great how students have adapted to the learning environment, showing how resilient they are and how prepared they will be for their future endeavours.

Schools Recommendation Scheme

This is a reminder that SRS deadlines are only weeks away:

  • Applications close Sunday 19 September.

University of Sydney: E12 Scheme

  • Complete the HSC or IB at a school in NSW in 2021.
  • Receive an ATAR or IB score in 2021.
  • Be eligible through the UAC Educational Access Scheme for at least one of the following:
    – Socio-Economic Indexes for Areas (SEIFA)
    – disadvantaged school code SO1C (attended an Australian rural school during Year 11 and/or 12 or equivalent) or disadvantaged school code S01R (attended an Australian rural or regional school during Year 11 and/or 12 or equivalent)
    – financial hardship disadvantage (F01A, F01B, F01C or F01D).
  • If you are applying under the financial hardship category, submit an EAS application and supporting documents by 11.59pm on Sunday 19 September to confirm their eligibility for consideration under the E12 Scheme in time for UAC conditional offers on 12 November.
  • Meet any subject-related prerequisites for chosen University of Sydney course.
  • Complete and upload the E12 questionnaire.

University of Technology, Sydney

  • Be eligible through the UAC Educational Access Scheme for at least one of the following:
    – school environment disadvantage (S01C) (application automatically generated by UAC for eligible students)
    – socio-economic disadvantage (AG01) (application automatically generated by UAC for eligible students)
    – financial hardship disadvantage (F01A, F01B, F01C, F01D, F01K or F01S) (submit EAS application before 31 October 2021).
  • Be rated by your school as suitable for tertiary study.
  • Include a UTS preference in your UAC application by 4 November 2021.
  • Achieve a minimum ATAR of 69.00 (80.00 for Law).

UNSW, Sydney: Gateway Scheme

  • Complete the HSC at a school in NSW in 2021.
  • Receive an ATAR in 2021.
  • Attend a Gateway School or be eligible through the UAC Educational Access Scheme (EAS) for Socio-Economic Indexes for Areas (SEIFA). Note: This EAS application will automatically be generated by UAC based on the student’s home address and the student will be notified of their eligibility by email.
  • Upload a personal statement answering three questions.
  • Upload a digital portfolio (for degrees in Art & Design and Built Environment).

New early entry scheme

UTS has just launched an early entry scheme for all students based on Year 11 results only. Students from interstate will need to supply their Year 11 results. Offers are conditional upon achieving a minimum ATAR. Students must apply directly to UTS.

Early bird closing

Just a reminder that early bird applications close in just six weeks. Please remember to submit  applications by 30 September so that you only pay the early bird fee of $70.
Download key dates fact sheet

UAC Digital

If you have missed any Let’s Chat webinars, don’t panic. We have made them all available via our UAC Digital YouTube channel.

On the UAC Digital YouTube page, you will also find two recorded presentations to use while we are unable to visit your school:

 

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