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Entry Pathways

There are many pathways to university. An offer on the basis of your high school results is just one. If you don't get the ATAR you need to go straight into your course, you can complete one of our fee-free pathway programs: Transition to Uni (six-week intensive course) or Preparing for Success (12-week full-time course). These equip you with the academic and study skills you need to succeed. If you successfully complete either of these pathway programs, you are guaranteed entry to a range of Bachelor degrees.

If you don't want to wait until ATARs come out, apply for a STAR Early Offer. This free and direct application could guarantee you a place at uni based on your results at school and your principal's recommendation.

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A six-week intensive fee-free preparation course for recent High School leavers or ATAR eligible Year 12 students that guarantees direct entry to uni.

students at Lismore campus library - Star Early Offer Program

STAR Early Offer enables year 12 students at our partner schools to gain early admission to SCU.

student in lecture theatre - Preparing for Success at SCU Program

A 12-week fee-free program that develops the necessary study skills to succeed at university with guaranteed direct entry to uni. 

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Feeling confused about the transition from High School to Uni. Download our free guide to provide more clarity around the process.  

students on campus walking up stairs - Special Admission Schemes

Special admission is designed to assist applicants who have been disadvantaged during Years 11 and/or 12.