Enter your email address to receive notifications of new posts by email. We're available 9am–5pm AEDT, Monday to Friday If you’ve got a question, our AskACU team has you covered. It’s important to recognise that offers are conditional on the applicant meeting the prerequisites and minimum entry score requirements for their chosen course. UNE Early Entry is open to all year 12 applicants. ( Log Out /  Change ), You are commenting using your Google account. ( Log Out /  In return, you’ll gain early entry and tap into leadership and development opportunities. “At ACU we have always maintained that the ATAR is only one measure of success. Apply for your selected ACU course through Tertiary Admissions Centre (QTAC, VTAC, UAC) once applications open in August. Offers will be made on Year 11 results, although students must still complete their Year 12 exams to qualify for early entry. Frequency –  How often you participated and the commitment required. Community Engagement and Education Officer. Sorry, your blog cannot share posts by email. The program supports students who engage in volunteering or leadership activities in their community – through their school, community organisation, cultural group, or religious group. Copyright View all posts by Jay McMillan. ... We're hiring! Move forward by giving back. Management Consultant, Legal, Catholic Diocese of Parramatta Services Limited, ‘Sisters and Brothers’ – Bishop Vincent’s Homily from 11 October…, Sr Patricia Fox continues campaign against oppression in the Philippines, ‘Dear Friends in Christ’ – Bishop Vincent’s Homily from 4…, CYP to host LIFTED Special Livestream for HSC students, Address for the 2020 World Day of Migrants and Refugees…, Click here for COVID-19 Information, prayers and resources, Refugee organisations react to the 2020-21 Australian Federal Budget, We’re hiring! Meg Lanning, vice-captain of the Australian women’s cricket team Vice-Chancellor and President Professor Greg Craven said the program would be offered in addition to traditional ATAR-entry and would give thousands of school leavers enhanced opportunities in what has been an unusual year. Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window), Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window), Click to share on Pinterest (Opens in new window), Click to share on Pocket (Opens in new window), Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window), Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window). Get into uni ahead of the pack - even without an ATAR with UNE's Direct Early Entry Program. I can help you with planning for the future, whether that is going to uni, starting an apprenticeship or traineeship, or even getting straight to work. ( Log Out /  Successful recipients receive a conditional offer to study at ACU as early as August, and benefit from opportunities to enhance their leadership and volunteering skills whilst at ACU. Post was not sent - check your email addresses! Our Community Achiever Program (CAP) is open to people who volunteer for local community, social justice, sporting or cultural causes. Australian Catholic University acknowledges the traditional custodians of the lands on which we live and work, and we pay our respects to Elders both past and present. Your application will be assessed against others for the same course. We give bonus points for certain circumstances, help elite athletes manage study and training, and if you contribute to your community, you can gain early entry through the Early Achievers’ Program. Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Applicants can also choose to apply for additional adjustment factors by submitting a statement outlining personal circumstances and motivation for university study. Launching in August for 2021 applications, the ACU Guarantee program will see offers made as early as September, and even earlier next year. When reviewing the details of your volunteering experience, the following characteristics are considered: Type – Nature of activity, your role and the impact of volunteer work. For example, if you don’t think you’ll meet the entry requirements for the Bachelor of Education (Primary) or the Bachelor of Education (Early Childhood and Primary), the Bachelor of Educational Studies is an excellent alternative pathway. These offers are made before the release of Year 12 results, so students don’t have to wait until the December or January QTAC offer rounds to start planning their uni journey. Our Passion for Business (P4B) program gets you guaranteed early entry into an ACU business course, so you can focus on completing school with the knowledge you’ve been awarded a … Year 12 students from Australian high schools will now be able to gain entry to Australian Catholic University (ACU) based on their Year 11 results. Applications will be administered through an ACU-branded UAC direct application portal at no cost to the applicant. By applying to ACU through the Early Achievers’ Program applications are assessed on the type, frequency and duration of the community impact.  ©Australian Catholic University 1998-2020 ABN 15050192660 CRICOS Reg 00004G RTO 3578. Refugee organisations say the federal government's decision to slash support to people seeking asylum in the 2020-21 budget, puts 100,000 people at risk of homelessness and destitution.... Saint Gerard’s Blessing live streamed for the first time, Carers should be celebrated as ‘our unsung heroes’, We’re hiring! By applying to ACU through the Early Achievers’ Program applications are assessed on the type, frequency and duration of the community impact. I really love helping people find amazing futures and helping people plan for success! You can contact me at any time via email - jmcmillan@msj.vic.edu.au - or leave a comment on the site. From 2021, the ACU Guarantee will subsume all other ACU entry programs – apart from the Elite Athlete and Performer Program, Student Veterans Support Program, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander entry program, and equity-based programs. “We want students to not only have the opportunity to attend university, but be able to focus on completing high school secure in the knowledge that if their marks from Year 11 meet our entry requirements, they can join ACU in 2021.”. We know there’s more to you than your exam results and your passion and commitment counts. USC’s Early Offer Guarantee gives Year 12 students in Australia the opportunity to secure a guaranteed place at USC as early as August. Change ), You are commenting using your Facebook account. Change ), You are commenting using your Twitter account. Duration – How many hours and over what period of time you contributed. Find answers to some commonly asked questions. Applying for Special Consideration (SEAS). While all volunteering is valuable and highly regarded by ACU, there are limited spaces in each course. It’s important to recognise that offers are conditional on the applicant meeting the prerequisites and minimum entry … “This year has been an unprecedented time for Year 12 students, and we understand the importance of universities being flexible in supporting these students. Chat to our team for real-time answers to your questions. ( Log Out /  ACU Community Achiever Program (CAP) - Early Entry. Launching in August for 2021 applications, the ACU Guarantee program will see offers made as early as September, and even earlier next year. ACU has flexible entry schemes. ACU’s Passion for Business (P4B) program offers students an early competitive edge. You can search FAQs, text us, email, live chat, call – whatever works for you. Offers will be made on Year 11 results, although students must still complete their Year 12 exams to qualify for early entry. You can contact ACU on 1300 275 228 or by visiting acu.edu.au/askacu, I am the Learning Leader for Pathways. 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As National Carer's Week draws to a close, we are reminded of the role of the 2.7million unpaid carers in Australia.