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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:

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
4 November 2016

Applications open via direct (online) for:

  • VTAC Graduate Entry Teaching courses
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
2 December 2016

Applications open via direct (online) for:

  • VTAC undergraduate courses
  • NSW law courses
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 - APPLICANTS NOTIFIED 25 NOVEMBER 2016

Applicants for the Early Achievers Program were notified of their outcome via email on Friday 25 November.

The EAP offer email detailed the steps they need to take to ensure that they are made an official offer for Semester 1, 2017 in their nominated course.

A specific group of approximately 60 students will receive an email for an alternative course offering.  These students achieved a high score for their community experience but applied for one of the following competitive courses, where EAP places were strictly limited:

  • Bachelor of Occupational Therapy
  • Bachelor of Paramedicine in North Sydney
  • Bachelor of Physiotherapy

These applicants have been asked to reply to the email from Admissions if they wish to accept an alternative offer.

Campus Received

Applicant withdraws/
Duplicate application

Application incomplete –
no offer
EAP
Unsuccessful
EAP Offer
with conditions
EAP Ballarat 145          4          27          60          54
Brisbane 146          3          4          39          100
Canberra 76          3          4          16          53
Melbourne 594          18          35          174          367
North Sydney 362          11          45          133          173
Strathfield 235          4          12          30          189
EAP TOTALS 1,558          43          127          452          936

60% of all applicants were made an offer!

91% of all applications were submitted by school leavers.

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 ENTRY IN SEMESTER 1,2017

Application Type Received In Process At School for Decision Ineligible Invalid Conditional Offers Full Offers
DIRECT Direct
(Excl Psychology)
1,697 449      168 46 162 85 787
Psychology
(Honours & PG)
2,886 177 2,465 78 108 1 57
Articulation 151         3         6          1          15         28         98        
VTAC UG
Direct Entry
32 12 0 0 0 0 20
VTAC GET
Direct Entry
54 50 0 0 0 0 1
Cohorts 179 0 0 0 2 0 177
Transfers 1,177 1,162 0 1 0 0 14
Commence after Deferment 620  132 0 0 0 0 488
DIRECT TOTAL 6,796 1,985 2,639 126 290 114 1,642
 
T A C
OFFERS
QTAC:
Undergraduate
  341
QTAC:
Grad Entry Teaching
  55
UAC:
Undergraduate
  527
UAC:
Grad Entry Teaching
  87
VTAC:
Undergraduate
  746
VTAC:
Grad Entry Teaching
  0
TAC TOTAL 1,756
 

TOTAL Offers to date

114  3,398

COURSES OPENING DIRECT - VTAC Undergraduate, VTAC Graduate Entry Teaching, NSW Law (graduate entry and dual degrees)

Following the opening of Graduate Entry Teaching courses in Victoria, direct applications have now opened for VTAC undergraduate courses for Semester 1, 2017 entry.  Applications have been opened as VTAC is no longer accepting new applications from prospective students.

Applicants who have already applied through VTAC cannot also apply direct.  Any alterations to their current application must be done through change of preference through VTAC.

Competitive courses will NOT be offered via Direct, therefore the following courses will only be available to existing VTAC applicants that have paid their application fee.

Courses NOT on offer (via direct) in Victoria are:

  • Bachelor of Nursing - Melbourne
  • Bachelor of Midwifery - Melbourne
  • Bachelor of Paramedicine - Melbourne
  • Bachelor of Occupational Therapy - Melbourne
  • Bachelor of Speech Pathology - Melbourne
  • Bachelor of Nursing/ Bachelor of Paramedicine – Ballarat
  • Bachelor of Physiotherapy (NEW) - Ballarat

Please note that outcomes will not be sent out until the VTAC main offer round (January 11th for GET courses and January 18th for UG) – offers will be released progressively from these dates.

Admissions have also opened direct applications for law courses (including graduate entry and dual degrees) in NSW.

Law courses on offer (via direct) in NSW are:

  • Bachelor of Laws
  • Bachelor of Laws (Graduate Entry)
  • Bachelor of Art/Bachelor of Laws
  • B Biomedical Science/Bachelor of Laws
  • Bachelor of Business Admin/Bachelor of Laws
  • Bachelor of Commerce/Bachelor of Laws
  • Bachelor of Laws/Bachelor of Global Studies
  • Bachelor of Psychological Science/Bachelor of Laws
  • Bachelor of Theology/Bachelor of Laws

Direct applications for VTAC direct and NSW Law degrees close 15 February 2017.

APPLICATIONS CLOSED -  30 NOVEMBER 2016

Applications have closed for students returning from deferment (CD Forms) or seeking readmission (RE Forms) after a period of exlcusion.

Any forms received after 30 November need to be supported by documentation in order for them to be considered and processed by Admissions prior to the opening of Tutorial Direct in December.

TRANSFER PROCESSING

All students who submitted a transfer request as of 18 Noveember have been advised that processing is about to commence and if they no longer wish to be considered for transfer, to remove their request ASAP in Student Connect.

Pre-assessment of transfers received to date will commence next week.  Admissions aim to review all current transfer requests (1,177 received to date) so that students not eligible for transfer can be advised ASAP to allow them to make the necessary arrangements to continue their studies.

PLEASE NOTE: Students who have not yet completed the minimum 20CP of ACU study but are enrolled in units for the current semester will need to wait until grades are released on 8 December to be assessed for transfer.

Admissions aim to have the majority of transfer requests processed prior to the Christmas Break.  Please remember however that transfer applications do not close in Student Connect until 31 December 2016.  Any requests for transfer after this date need to be submitted via email to admissions@acu.edu.au with supporting reason for the late submission from the relevant Head of School.

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 7 December 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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