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SEMESTER 1, 2016 - APPLICATIONS  OPEN/CLOSED

Application Type Open On Time Close
VTAC 3 August

30 September
*Excluding courses with early fixed closing dates

QTAC 4 August
UAC 5 August
EAP 10 August 19 October - Closed
Transfers 31 December
Direct 21 February
*Excluding courses with early fixed closing dates
VTAC -
Undergraduate Direct
5 December 21 February

COURSES CLOSED

The following courses have filled their quota of  available places and therefore, no further offers can be made for Semester 1,  2016:

Canberra:

  • B Nursing/B Paramedicine

North  Sydney:

  • B Nursing
  • B Nursing/B Business Admin
  • B Occupational Therapy
  • B Paramedicine
  • B Physiotherapy
  • B Speech Pathology

EAP 2016 - OFFERS MADE

This intake 1,504 EAP applications were submitted and we received responses from referees for 1,444 of these.
To date 1,091 offers have been made to successful applicants.

VTAC UNDERGRADUATE -  Direct Applications

To  support enrolment targets for 2016, ACU will be accepting direct applications  for courses usually offered through VTAC until 21  February 2016, or until quota targets are reached.Anyone  who has NOT already submitted a VTAC application can apply directly for any of  the UG or GET courses that are usually processed through VTAC.

PSYCHOLOGY OFFERS

Decisions are still being made but offers are being emailed  progressively and unsuccessful applicants are also being advised.

Unsuccessful applicants fall into one of two  categories - those that have not met the eligibility criteria for the course OR  those that have met the criteria but due to the competitive nature of admission  into their chosen program are unable to be offered a place at this time.

The applicant is advised which category they fall  into, and AskACU have been updated regarding decisions coded into Banner so  that any calls received can be answered directly at the point of call rather  than needed to be referred on to either Admissions or the School for further  detail.

COURSE and CAMPUS TRANSFERS - CLOSED in STUDENT CONNECT

Any late transfer requests must be submitted to  Admissions with pre-approval from the relevant Head of School.

Outstanding transfer requests are a priority for  Admissions processing with the aim of completing all outstanding transfer  requests, (including late and reversals) completed by Friday 5 February, prior  to Tutorial Direct opening.

DEFERMENT REQUESTS

Over 940 deferment requests have been received from  students who were made an offer for Semester 1, 2016.

Admissions are processing these requests in the  order they are received and have processed requested received up to 19 January  2016.  Currently there are 492 deferment  requests in process.

MULTIPLE OFFERS

If a student has received more  than one offer to ACU via QTAC, UAC or VTAC, their most recent offer will  be considered to be their preferred option.

If the student would rather  accept an earlier offer, they must advise the Admissions Section immediately  using the online Preferred Course Notification form.

EDUCATION  CERTIFICATE AND DIPLOMA STUDENTS

A considerable number of applicants have applied  for the following education pathway courses:

  • Certificate/Diploma  of Education Studies – as a pathway to the B Education (Early Childhood and  Primary)
  • Certificate/Diploma  of Liberal Studies – as a pathway to the B Education (Primary) and/or B  Teaching/B Arts

A great deal of pre-assessment work has been required  to determine the outcome for these students and to ensure that the pathway  offered to them is the one best designed to meet their future career  aspirations.  In addition to this, many  of these applicants have applied to study multiple courses across multiple  campuses which has made determining their preferred option a priority.

Unsuccessful applicants have been advised that they  unfortunately are ineligible for the course, mainly due to having an ATAR lower  than 49.5, the minimum required for these courses.

Remaining applicants will be contacted via email by  Admissions to confirm their preferred course and offers will be made the week  commencing 1 February.

APPLICATIONS TO DATE FOR ENTRY IN  2016

Application Type Received In Process At School for Decision Ineligible Invalid Conditional Offers Full Offers
DIRECT Direct
(excl Psychology)
3,290 591 192 190 356 55 1,906
Psychology 2,859 8 427 1,736 329 82 277
VTAC
Undergraduate
Direct Entry
843 194 0 323 170 0 156
Articulation
(Pilot Program)
59 2 1 7 2 17 30
Bridging Units
(Undergraduate Education)
44 2 0 1 11 0 30
Cohorts 367 0 0 0 0 0 367
Transfers 1,237 214 0 0 0 0 1,023
Commence after Deferment 553 7 0 0 0 0 546
DIRECT TOTAL 9,252 1,018 620 2,257 868 154 4,335
 
T A C
OFFERS
QTAC: Undergraduate Major Offer Round released 14 January 2,205
QTAC:
Grad Entry Teaching
Major Offer Round released 14 January 42
UAC: Undergraduate Main Offer round released 20 January 3,937
UAC:
Grad Entry Teaching
Offered progressively 325
VTAC: Undergraduate Round 1 offers released 18 January 3,548
VTAC:
Grad Entry Teaching
Round 1 offers released 13 January 186
TAC TOTAL 10,243
 

TOTAL Offers to date

154

14,578

Reminder - Re: Admissions Weekly Team Meetings

Please note that Admissions will hold their next fortnightly Team Meeting 10:30am to 11:30am Wednesday 3 February 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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