It’s time to make choices – and we’ve got you sorted!

It’s hard to believe, but 2020 is actually coming to a close (insert all of the celebration emojis here) – and if you’re finishing up Year 12 that means there are some big decisions and changes around the corner. But don’t stress, we’ve got you sorted.

As you wrap up your final exams, await your ATAR results and (fingers crossed!) uni offers, it’s also time to double check your uni and course preferences and make any last minute changes.

To help you navigate this time as smoothly and stress-free as possible, we’ve compiled some of our top posts all about finishing school and getting ready for the next step.

1. University preference-changes myths, busted

Waiting for an offer can be stressful enough. We sort the real from the rumour so you can blitz through the preference acceptance process. Read more

2. A guide to 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 ok to change your mind, and changing preferences at this stage could mean studying your perfect degree. Read more

3. What to do if you don’t get the ATAR you were expecting

Did you know more students get accepted into uni without an ATAR, than with one? Here are 5 alternative pathways if you don’t get the ATAR you were expecting. Read more

4. 5 quizzes to help you narrow down your uni preferences

In order to give your brain the chill space it needs to do other important things, we’ve dug up five quizzes designed to help you find a degree that fits. Read more

5. Staying Down Under as an international student? Here’s what to expect!

We spoke to a first-year student and a professor at Brisbane’s QUT for a low-down on kickstarting your STEM degree as an international student in Australia. Read more

6. How to build a global career with STEM – without going abroad (yet)

Sure, international internships and exchanges might be on ice at the moment, but that’s not the only way a STEM degree can set you up for a global career. Read more

7. Want to do a STEM degree at uni? 8 things you need to know

Making the leap from school to uni is exciting but can be a steep learning curve. To help you get into the swing of things, we’ve put together this handy guide. Read more

8. 5 top tips to succeeding at your first year of uni

Starting uni can be daunting. These 5 tips will help you make the most of your first year. Read more

9. 10 things I wish I’d known before starting university

Get real-life insights from a real-life grad! Read more

10. QUIZ: Am I ready for tertiary study?

Find out whether you’re ready for university, or if you’ll take a different path – like a gap year, or alternative study pathways. Read more

Still got burning end-of-school/uni question you need answered? Comment below or hit us up on socials!

Gemma Chilton

Author: Gemma Chilton

Gemma has a degree in journalism from the University of Technology, Sydney and spent a semester studying environmental journalism in Denmark. She has been writing about science and engineering for over a decade.

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