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 most ACU courses on the North Sydney, Strathfield and Canberra campuses, however prerequisites and additional selection criteria may apply.

The Bachelor of Physiotherapy and Bachelor of Paramedicine courses are not eligible for SRS.

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

Visit Courses for further information.

How to apply?

Submit the following applications by midnight 28 September:


You must have your preferred ACU SRS course listed as your highest eligible preference  by midnight on  Sunday, 11 November.

ACU will make conditional SRS offers through UAC in the November round on Thursday, 15 November.

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 on Thursday, 20 December 2018.


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