In order to address the educational disadvantages faced by students who attend rural and isolated schools, Flinders allocates bonus points to Year 12 students who attend a rural and isolated school in South Australia and interstate.
How many points will I get?
- If you attend one of the rural and isolated schools listed below you will automatically receive 8 bonus points in addition to the university aggregate. You do not need to complete the application form.
- In addition, if you are attending a South Australian or Northern Territory Rural and Isolated School Access Scheme (RISAS) school and you are doing one or more Open Access subjects you will receive 2 bonus points automatically - you do not need to complete an application form .
Prior Year and Interstate Students
If you attended a South Australian or Northern Territory RISAS school in a prior year and you undertook one or more Open Access subjects at Yr 12 level you can apply for an additional 2 bonus points - you must complete the 2014 RISAS Application Form (PDF 197KB) .
If you are attending (or attended in a prior year) an interstate RISAS school (excluding NT schools) or you are attending (or attended in a prior year) a rural and isolated school that is not listed, and you are doing one or more Yr 12 subjects through Distance Education you are eligible for an additional 2 bonus points - you must complete the 2014 RISAS Application Form (PDF 197KB) .
Students that attend rural and isolated schools that participate in cluster school teaching arrangements may also be eligible for Distance Education bonus points.
Maximum bonus points
The maximum bonus inclusive of any other Flinders University access/bonus points schemes is 9.
Application due date
Application forms must be returned to the Admissions/Prospective Student Office by 13 December 2013. Applications received after this date will not be guaranteed equal consideration.
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