Who is adult entry aimed at?

Flowchart of qualifications, selection criteria and applications for mature-age STAT entry The Adult Entry Scheme is targeted at:

  • people who are finding it difficult to embark on a satisfying career without university study
  • people who did complete Year 12 but not at a high enough standard for admission to the course of their choice
  • people already established in careers, perhaps having studied at apprenticeship level or having pursued a TAFE/VET vocational course.

Am I eligible?

Potential applicants are required to sit the Special Tertiary Admissions Test (STAT). To be eligible to apply for the STAT you must:

  • be aged 18 or over before 1st February for Semester 1 entry or 1st July for Semester 2 entry, and
  • if you have studied at higher education level and, in all attempts at higher education study, you have accumulated more than the equivalent of two full-time years of study, you must wait until 2 years have passed since you were last enrolled in a higher education course.

How to apply to sit the STAT

Applications to sit the STAT must be made through SATAC.