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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 undergraduate 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 1,092 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) as soon as possible with the pending opening of Tutorial Direct.

DEFERMENT REQUESTS

Over 1,102 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 21 January 2016. Currently there are 445 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

Offers are being made now for non-award education pathway courses.

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

  • Certificate of Education Studies – is the ACU pathway to the B Education (Early Childhood and Primary)
  • Certificate of Liberal Studies – is the ACU 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.

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)
3,505 478 183 481 446 52 1,865
Psychology 2,860 8 409 1,742 330 81 290
VTAC
Undergraduate
Direct Entry
908 192 0 345 198 0 173
Articulation
(Pilot Program)
62 3 1 7 2 2 47
Bridging Units
(Undergraduate Education)
47 0 0 8 13 0 26
Cohorts 382 0 0 0 0 0 382
Transfers 1,300 50 0 0 0 0 1,250
Commence after Deferment 557 1 0 0 0 0 556
DIRECT TOTAL 9,621 732 593 2,583 989 135 4,589
 
T A C
OFFERS
QTAC: Undergraduate Major Offer Round released 14 January 2,325
QTAC:
Grad Entry Teaching
Major Offer Round released 14 January 53
UAC: Undergraduate Main Offer round released 20 January 4,320
UAC:
Grad Entry Teaching
Offered progressively 303
VTAC: Undergraduate Round 1 offers released 18 January 3,852
VTAC:
Grad Entry Teaching
Round 1 offers released 13 January 193
TAC TOTAL 11,046
 

TOTAL Offers to date

135

15,635

Reminder - Re: Admissions Weekly Team Meetings

Please note that Admissions will hold their next fortnightly Team Meeting 10:30am to 11:30am Wednesday 17 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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