Dec 6th Course applications close
Dec 12th ATAR available online
Dec 14th Change of preference closes
Dec 18th December round offers available online
Dec 20th Change of Preference (COP) closes
Jan 3rd January applications open
Jan 15th January round offers available
Year 11 students who have completed a Unit 3/ 4 subject will only receive the RAW study score. The score will be scaled when you are qualified for an ATAR. Year 11 students can access their score here: www.resultsandatar.vic.edu.au after registering or the app.
IMPORTANT INFORMATION TO ENSURE YOU ARE ABLE TO RECEIVE YOUR ATAR RESULTS ON DECEMBER 12th
Results are released 7am, Thursday, 12th December.
You must register on the Results and Atar Service website: www.resultsandatar.vic.edu.au or on the app BEFORE the release date.
You will need your VCAA student number (contact Megan Rogers at the college if you don’t know it) and password
Password must be: uppercase letter / lowercase letter / number / special character.
When students are looking into university study, they often come across words or terms they are unfamiliar with, here are a few of the more commonly used terms:
Associated Degree – is generally a 2yr qualification that is made up of two thirds of a bachelor degree and may be offered by both TAFEs and universities. Students often use this as a steppingstone to the full Bachelor Degree.
Assumed Knowledge – refers to subjects the university recommends or prefers a student to have studied at school before starting the course.
ATAR - Australian Tertiary Admissions Rank. The figure used by VTAC to calculate the entrance ranking for a university course.
Bachelor Degree – the award/qualification a student gains when they have completed studies in an undergraduate (your first Bachelor Degree) course, which takes between 3 or 4 years of full time study. This is the traditional starting point of a university qualification.
Bridging Course – An introductory course to help students achieve the preferred entry level to a degree, eg a bridging maths course for students who do not have the preferred maths but need it to access a course.
Census Date - The last day a student can withdraw from their university course and not owe fees.
Commonwealth Supported Place CSP - A student’s enrolment in a university degree for which the Commonwealth Government makes a contribution towards the cost of that student’s education. Formerly known as HECs
Credit - If a student has previously studied perhaps at TAFE, and has Recognised, Prior Learning (RPL), the student may be able to receive credit for a subject or subjects in their course. Also referred as ADVANCED STANDING
Double Degree – a student can choose to complete a double degree, this integrates studies in two degrees resulting in an award of two degrees, usually after a minimum of 4yrs study. Also referred to as COMBINED DEGREES.
Elective – A subject that is not core to the degree and if often from another faculty.
Faculty – A department within a uni devoted to a particular area of study
FEE-HELP – A loan scheme for students used to pay all or part of students tuition fees, but cannot be used for accommodation or textbooks. A 20-25% fee may apply.
HECS-HELP – A loan scheme that assist students with a CSP course to pay their contribution.Student may choose to pay their fees upfront, or choose to defer payment via HECS HELP scheme.
Honours – Many Bachelor degrees off a 4th year called Honours. It allows students to further focus on a particular area of interest. It can be integrated or additional to Bachelor.
Lecture – A period of teaching given by a lecturer to a large group of students, often can be as many as 300 students .
Major Study - An area within a course that allows in depth study in a particular field. More that one major may be allowed in some courses.
Minor Study – A grouping of subjects allowing a broader understanding of a few subjects with less emphasis on in depth study.
Prerequisite – A set of conditions that must be met before consideration/enrolment/graduation.
VET Student Loans – A loan scheme similar to VET FEE HELP
Workplace Learning – Practical training in a workplace, such as Internships or Practical Work Experience. This is a hands on experience. It may also be called: Industry Based Learning or Work Integrated Learning.
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