Never fear! We’re here to take the stress out of changing your uni preferences.
In this video, we share five quick tips that will help you out with this process. There are lots of reason why you might want to switch up your uni preferences. Maybe you’ve changed your mind about which course you want to study, a new course has become available, or your favourite option has been cancelled and you need to replace it?
Whatever your reason for changing uni preferences, know that you can and it’s not too complicated once you know how.
Need more resources?
In times like these it’s always good to get across all the info you can. We’ve put together some handy guides and quizzes to help you out.
- A guide on changing preferences for Australian universities – if you didn’t have your head on straight while choosing your uni preferences, we’ve got good news: it’s okay to change your mind, and changing preferences at this stage could mean studying your perfect degree.
- University preference-changing myths, busted – we attempt to bust every preference-changing myth in the book. And yep, the whole process is a lot more straightforward than you’d think… Even during a pandemic!
- 5 quizzes that’ll narrow down your uni preferences – we’ve dug up five quizzes designed to help you find a degree that fits. Match a pathway with your extra-curricular interests and discover which of our e-mags is the right resource for you!
Head on over to the UAC website, where they walk you through the process of changing uni preferences step-by-step. They also cover lots of frequently asked questions like ‘What if I don’t get an offer, should I change my preferences?’ and ‘How do I know what courses are still actively selecting applicants after each offer round?’
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Author: Louise Meers
Louise is Careers with STEM’s digital content strategist. She has a journalism degree from the University of Technology, Sydney and has spent over a decade writing for youth. She is passionate about inspiring young people to achieve their biggest goals and build a better future.