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TAC APPLICATIONS FOR SEMESTER 1, 2017

Application and offer dates for TAC admissions for Semester 1, 2017 are as follows (subject to confirmation where advised):

QTAC:
Undergraduate
Weekly offer rounds commence 3 August
Early Offer Round released 21 October
Major Offer Round released 16 January
Further Offer rounds released:
2 February, 14 February, 16 February, 21 February
QTAC:
Graduate Entry Teaching
As above
UAC:
Undergraduate
September Round 1 released 2 September
September Round 2 released 23 September
October Round released 21 October
November Round released 11 November
December Round released 9 December
January Round 1 released 5 January
Main Round released 19 January
February Round 1 released 1 February
February Round 2 released 9 February
February Round 3 released 17 February
UAC:
Undergraduate
Offered progressively, on a weekly basis from October
VTAC:
Undergraduate
Early Round offers released 18 November
Major Round offers released 18 January
Round 2 offers released 7 February
Round 3 offers released 13 February
VTAC:
Graduate Entry Teaching
GET Round 1 Offers released 11 January
GET Round 2 Offers released 20 January
GET Round 3 Offers released 30 January
GET Round 4 Offers released 6 February
GET Round 5 Offers released 13 February

DIRECT APPLICATIONS OPEN FOR SEMESTER 1, 2017

Application dates for direct admissions for Semester 1, 2017 are as follows (subject to confirmation where advised):

3 August 2016 Applications open through online services for:
  • Direct admissions courses
  • Individual units
  • Cross-institutional studies
Applications open through Student Connect for:
  • Course transfer
  • Campus transfer
Applications open via application form for:
  • Terminated/Excluded ACU students seeking re-admission (R Form)
8 August 2016 Applications open through online service for:
  • Early Achievers Program (EAP)
17 October 2016 Closing date for applications to the following program:
  • Early Achievers Program (EAP)
31 October 2016 Closing date for applications to the following courses:
  • Bachelor of Psychological Science (Honours)
  • Graduate Diploma in Psychology
  • Master of Psychology (Clinical)
  • Master of Psychology (Clinical)/Doctor of Philosophy
  • Master of Psychology (Educational and Developmental)
  • Master of Psychology (Educational and Developmental/Doctor of Philosophy
27 November 2016 Closing date for applications:
  • Diploma in Languages
30 November 2016 Closing date for applications:
  • Commencement of Studies Following Deferment
  • Apply for Readmission
9 December 2016 Closing date for applications to the following course:
  • Master of Clinical Exercise Physiology
  • Master of Professional Psychology
31 December 2016 Closing date for Course and Campus Transfer applications
27 January 2017 Closing date for applications to the following courses:
  • Graduate Certificate in High Performance Sport
  • Graduate Certificate in High Performance Sport Leadership
  • Graduate Certificate in Performance Analysis
  • Graduate Diploma in High Performance Sport
  • Master of High Performance Sport
31 January 2017
(still to be confirmed)
Closing date for applications to the following courses:
  • Graduate Certificate in Counselling
  • Graduate Diploma in Clinical Counselling
  • Graduate Diploma in Counselling (Child & Adolescent)
  • Master of Clinical Counselling
15 February 2017 FINAL closing date for all other direct applications – except those listed above
7 March 2017 Closing date for applications to Defer

EARLY ACHIEVERS PROGRAM - APPLICATIONS CLOSE 17 OCTOBER

The Early Achievers’ Program has again proven popular with prospective students with the following applications being lodged to date.

Campus Received Pending Verification Complete, awaiting assessment Applicant withdraws Duplicate Application Offers
EAP Ballarat 108 35 71 2 0 0
Brisbane 96 28 65 1 2 0
Canberra 59 18 38 1 2 0
Melbourne 445 140 286 10 9 0
North Sydney 299 91 197 5 6 0
Strathfield 186 66 116 1 3 0
EAP TOTALS 1,193 378 773 20 22 0

Admissions is in the process of verifying referee reports in order to complete the assessment of all applications prior to making offer decisions whilst still assessing new applications that are being received in the “rush” before the impending close.

Applications for EAP close 17 October and Referee Reports must be received by COB on 24 October.

APPLICATIONS FOR ENTRY IN SEMESTER 1,2017

Application Type Received In Process At School for Decision Ineligible Invalid Conditional Offers Full Offers
DIRECT Direct
(Excl Psychology)
737 336 62       13 55 29 242
Psychology
(Honours & PG)
1,134 1,115 0 0 19 0 0
VTAC
UG
Direct Entry
0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Articulation 117 3 0 0 12 18 84
Cohorts 26 0 0 0 0 0 26
Transfers 547 546 0 0 0 0 1
Commence after Deferment 484 470 0 0 0 0 14
DIRECT TOTAL 3,045 2,470 62 13 86 47 367
 
T A C
OFFERS
QTAC:
Undergraduate
  220
QTAC:
Grad Entry Teaching
  9
UAC:
Undergraduate
  247
UAC:
Grad Entry Teaching
  16
VTAC:
Undergraduate
  0
VTAC:
Grad Entry Teaching
  0
TAC TOTAL  492 
 

TOTAL Offers to date

47  859 

ATEM CONFERENCE – "Credibility in a demand driven admissions system"

Members of the Admissions Team attended the annual ATEM Admissions Conference, hosted by ACU at the Leadership Centre in Brisbane last week.

Joining with Admissions Teams from across the country and tertiary sector including each state TAC, presentations and discussions explored areas such as:

  • Prospect-centred admission practice;
  • Transparency of entry processes;
  • Entry pathways;
  • Entry criteria and minimum entry standards;
  • Leading and managing change; personally, professionally, as providers and as a sector;
  • Good practice;
  • What has/hasn’t worked or should/shouldn’t be tried!

If you would like to find out more about what was discussed, feel free to contact Claron, Chris, Janet, Jason or Kyra any time.

ADMISSION TO COURSEWORK PROGRAMS POLICY

On 1 March 2016, the Admission to Coursework Programs Policy came into effect, replacing the Admissions Policy and Admission Rules, and will therefore apply to all mid-year admission actions including offers, deferments, transfers etc. Admissions are in the process of communicating the changes in this policy to Student Administration and the University.

REMINDER – ADMISSIONS WEEKLY TEAM MEETINGS

Please note that Admissions will hold their next fortnightly team meeting from 10:30 to 11:00 am on Wednesday 26 October 2016. Anyone trying to contact us during this time will need to leave a message and we will reply as soon as possible.

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