Thinking about university?
Wondering what the benefits of university study are? Find out more at Make Your Mark.
How do you get into university?
There are a range of pathways into university, check out the links for more information about different pathways.
- The ATAR – a common way school leavers apply to university is through their Australian Tertiary Admissions Rank or ATAR.
- Indigenous Access Program (a five-day entry program which will help students understand what university is all about and assess their skills and suitability to study). Download the 2017 Flyer for more information!
- Diploma of General Studies university pathway
- Schools Recommendation Schemes
- University Admissions Centre information about pathways to university
- Regional Bonus Points
Managing university costs
The links below provide information about ways you can manage the costs of university fees and living expenses.
- Student income support – Study Assist website
- List of scholarships for regional students from the Country Education Foundation
- Student guide to organising your finances and finding part time work from the Country Education Foundation
- Information about relocation scholarships from – Relocation Scholarships
- Information about rent assistance – Rent Assistance
- Information about visiting home fares allowance – Fares Allowance
- Information about HECS-HELP loans
- Make Your Mark – Can I afford to Study?
- Use the MoneyMinded site to learn more about managing money and making your own budget
- Check out the calculators and other useful information on ASIC’s MoneySmart