What is the Schools Recommendation Scheme?

The Schools Recommendation Scheme (SRS) makes yearly offers entry to domestic school leavers currently completing an Australian Year 12 or International Baccalaureate qualification in Australia.

Who can apply?

Any domestic student who is currently undertaking Year 12 or the International Baccalaureate qualification in Australia.

Eligible courses

The SRS is available for ACU courses on the North Sydney, Strathfield, Blacktown and Canberra campuses, however prerequisites and additional selection criteria may apply.

Please note, ACU may limit the number of SRS offers made in some courses.

Visit Courses for further information.

How to apply?

Submit your undergraduate admission application and a separate Schools Recommendation Scheme application via University Admissions Centre.


You must have your preferred ACU SRS courses listed in your UAC preferences by the close of preference date for the November offer round.

ACU will make unconditional and conditional SRS offers through UAC in the November round.

Conditional offers will convert to unconditional offers if the conditions below are met:

  • gaining a minimum Australian Tertiary Admission Rank (ATAR),
  • successfully completing any relevant prerequisite subjects or additional selection criteria.

These offers will be made in the UAC January round 2.

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