Your guaranteed pathway to university

Feeling the pressure of Year 12? Lighten the load by gaining early acceptance to the degree of your choice – and it only takes 10 minutes!

Applications are now open for Session 1, 2020.

The STAR Early Offer program secures your place in a Southern Cross degree before your ATAR results are even released. With a guaranteed acceptance to Southern Cross, you can focus on enjoying your last few weeks of school.

How does it work?

The simple application form only takes 10 minutes to complete. Your school will then assess your application and make their pathway recommendation, according to Southern Cross University guidelines.

The three pathways that your school will recommend include STAR Platinum, STAR Entry and STAR Pathway.


Book an appointment with a Student Advisor to discuss the STAR Early Offer pathways.
Phone: 1800 626 481

Key Dates

  • Applications close: Friday 13 September 2019
  • QLD offers: Wednesday 9 October 2019
  • NSW offers: Monday 11 November 2019

Apply now

STAR Platinum

Students who qualify at this level are guaranteed entry into any Southern Cross University Undergraduate degree, including Midwifery, Education, Engineering, and Law.

Requirements: Students should achieve an average grade of: HA – High Achievement across all subjects in QLD; or Band 4 across all subjects in NSW, and Have received a principal's recommendation into their chosen course.

STAR Entry

This level of the program allows early offer access to a broad range of exciting and innovative Southern Cross degrees, excluding Midwifery, Education, Engineering, and Law.

Requirements: Students should be passing all Year 12 subjects, and/or Have received a principal's recommendation into their chosen course.

STAR Pathway

This level of the program provides an access point for students who may not have gained the academic outcome they had hoped for, but who still would like to go to university.

Students will be recommended into one of the following pathways: a relevant Diploma, Transition to Uni Program or our Preparing for Success Program. Upon successful completion of the pathway, students can then commence study in their chosen degree.

What can I study?

You can apply for any undergraduate degree offered at Southern Cross University, across any of our three campuses as well as online study. With over 120 degrees on offer, we can assist in finding the degree for you and share the exciting career opportunities.