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 bonus points you could 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 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.
If you are attending a rural and isolated school that is not listed and you believe you are eligible please download and complete the 2015 RISAS Application Form (PDF 197KB)
The maximum bonus inclusive of any other Flinders University access/bonus points schemes is 9.
Prior year and interstate students
If you attended a South Australian or Northern Territory school listed below in a prior year and you undertook one or more Open Access subjects at Year 12 level you can apply for an additional 2 bonus points. You must complete the 2015 RISAS Application Form (PDF 197KB)
If you are attending (or attended in a prior year) an interstate school below (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 Year 12 subjects through distance education you are eligible for an additional 2 bonus points. You must complete the 2015 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.
Application due date
Application forms must be returned to the Admissions/Prospective Student Office by 12 December 2014. Applications received after this date will not be guaranteed equal consideration.
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