To secure your place, you must follow the enrolment instructions in your offer message. Don’t worry if you are not sure at this stage — you can change your preferences after you have submitted your application at no additional charge and as many times as you like. Keep your responses brief and to the point to avoid going over the character limit. Your chances of receiving an offer in the next round will vary for each course. You are not in any way obligated to add a nominee to your application and are entitled to keep it private if you wish.
You will receive a transaction number confirming your submission. This section will ask about languages you are familiar with other than English. If you receive two or more offers at the same time, you will need to choose which offer to accept — you should not accept more than one offer. You can also move your preferences up and down the list or remove them if you are no longer interested or made a mistake. You will be asked if you give permission for VTAC to publish any first round offers you receive in metropolitan and regional newspapers. If you wish to also be considered for courses lower on your preference list than the offer you have received, change your preferences by moving the course that you have been offered below any courses you would still like to be considered for by the relevant change of preference date.
You can choose to pay immediately or later through your VTAC user account.
VTAC Personal Statement
Use this section to provide details about any past or current academic performance relevant to your course preferences, briefly outlining edadline exact circumstances whether positive or negative and how they affected your academic performance. You may then submit your application. The next section will ask you about your post-secondary studies, including what you studied, where and when, and whether you have completed the study, it is in progress or you did not complete.
After the course selection authorities have considered your application, they will advise VTAC whether they wish to offer you a place in the course.
Please note that this section is not used for special consideration. See Pathways into courses for more information. However, if the VTAC Personal Statement is not listed under essential requirements and admission criteria the selection authorities may not consider the information you supply.
VTAC recommends that you pay early. You might also like to describe your current field of interest and any future employment goals you have.
If you have experienced any disadvantage during your studies you should make a SEAS application. To apply for special consideration due to educational disadvantage, you will need to submit a SEAS application.
If you wish to also be considered for courses lower on your preference list than the offer you have received, change your preferences by moving the course that you have been offered below any courses you would still like to be considered for by the relevant change of preference date.
You will be asked if you give permission for VTAC to publish any first round offers you receive in metropolitan and regional newspapers. You must include either two single specialist areas or one double specialist area for each graduate-entry course you include on your application:. For institutional policy statements about participation in offer rounds, refer to the institutional pages.
How to apply for courses
A record of your original course application will be available to view in the ‘Course application’ section of your VTAC user account and also sent to your email address. Your responses will remain anonymous to selection officers and none of this information is used as part of the selection process for courses to which you have applied, unless you give permission by applying for SEAS Category 1. You give this permission either at the time of applying, or later in your VTAC user account.
Your answer in this section should be generally applicable to all of your course preferences. If you didn’t receive an offer and want to find out why, contact the institution directly to discuss this.
If you created an account between August and Januaryyou will still be able to access it using your existing user name and password. Before you can apply for courses, you must create a VTAC account.
How to apply for courses – VTAC
You will also have the opportunity to pay your course application processing fee. You can also check if the institutions have any specific requirements regarding what to include.
Supplementary offers will be processed weekly. VTAC will again advise you of the highest offer made if any. You do not have to pay the fee straight away, but if you do not pay by the deadline see Dates and fees your application will not be considered. Examples of standard Australian Year 12 include: VTAC does not issue refunds on course application processing fees except as required by law.
If you do not pay your course application processing fee by the due date, your application will not be sent to the course selection authorities and you will not be considered for offers.
You give permission to be considered for supplementary offers either at the time of applying, or later in your VTAC user account. Alternatively, you can check out other courses listed with VTAC and dezdline your preferences as many times as you like, at no additional cost, throughout January and February. If you received an offer in one round, and wish vatc also be considered for courses lower on your preference list in future rounds, you can change your preferences by moving the course that you have been offered below any courses you would still like to be considered for by the relevant change of preference date.
For more information see Changing your course preferences.