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Going to university

Planning a study pathway that includes a university degree? From making the most of uni open days, to navigating your enrolment and choosing electives – we’ve got you covered.

Explore uni options by clicking on any of the topics below, or keep scrolling to get the latest.

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Make the most of uni open day

University open days are an opportunity you shouldn’t miss. You can check out facilities and the general campus culture and vibe, discover degrees you didn’t know existed and ask all your burning questions.

The A-Z of Open Day by Careers with STEM

Understanding Early Offers​

More and more universities are offering places to prospective students before their ATAR is released – or before they’ve even sat their year 12 exams.
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Early offers

Swinburne Uni dumps ATAR for popular degrees

From 2021, Melbourne’s Swinburne University has announced you won’t need an ATAR at all to get into a bunch its popular Bachelor’s degrees, including science and engineering.

Early offers

Is the ATAR over?

The ultimate goal of high school is to get a great ATAR to help with your university admission, but studies are showing more students choosing alternative pathways to study. So, is the ATAR over?

Whether you’re choosing your high school subjects or elective units in your degree – elective subjects are a great way to personalise your qualifications and get you on the right path to your dream career.

Your Guide To Changing Preferences​

You’ve got your ATAR back, you’ve explored open days – next step is to settle on your choice of degree and university.

5 quick tips for changing uni preferences

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