Adult entry to university via the STAT is available if you:

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

Are you eligible?

To be eligible to compete in the special entry subquota using the STAT:

  • you must be aged 18 or over before 1 February for Semester 1 entry or 1 July for Semester 2 entry, and
  • if you have studied at higher education level in the last two years you must not have accumulated more than the equivalent of a total of two full-time years of higher education study or
  • if you have studied at higher education level and you have accumulated more than the equivalent of a total of two full-time years of higher education study, at least two full academic years must have passed since your last enrolment in higher education study.

How to apply to sit the STAT

Apply through SATAC to take the STAT.