Important information for Canberra applicants: Please note due to a delay in receiving ACT Year 11 results you are unlikely to receive an offer until offer round 6 or 7. We apologise for the inconvenience, but please don’t stress – the outcome of your application will not be affected.
You will be notified of the outcome of your application by email.
For most courses, applicants will be notified after each of the fortnightly offer rounds. Some competitive courses might not notify applicants until the final round in October.
You need to complete Year 12, so don’t give up on your exams just because you have an ACU Guarantee offer. It’s important you still do your best. Plus, continuing to work hard in Year 12 will give you the best chance of success when you get to university.
You also need to accept your offer by enrolling in your first semester units for 2021. Enrolment will be open from early October. You will receive detailed instructions prior to enrolments opening.
If you are in Victoria, you still need to submit an application via VTAC listing your ACU Guarantee offer as one of your preferences. You do not have to apply via your TAC if you are in any other state (Queensland, NSW, ACT).
Yes, we will send you an email with the outcome of your application.
There are many ways into ACU. If you are not successful, you can still apply for tertiary admission via your state’s standard application process through VTAC, UAC or QTAC. You should also explore our other admission pathways to see if any suit you.
Yes, you can change your preferences at any time until ACU Guarantee applications close. You simply log back into the portal.
Offers will be made every two weeks according to the following offer rounds schedule:
|Applications submitted by||Earliest offer date|
|Offer round 1||24 Jun||29 Jun|
|Offer round 2||22 Jul||27 Jul|
|Offer round 3||5 Aug||10 Aug|
|Offer round 4||19 Aug||24 Aug|
|Offer round 5||2 Sep||7 Sep|
|Offer round 6||16 Sep||22 Sep|
|Offer round 7||24 Sep||
|Offer round 8||8 Oct||20 Oct|
Please note, offers for the following courses will not be made until offer round 6.
Yes, you can defer your offer for up to one year.
Your offer will expire if you do not either:
Enrolment opens in early October and we will send you an email when you can enrol. If you live in Victoria, you will be able to enrol once you have received your offer to ACU from VTAC.
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