University Deadlines

QTAC (Queensland Tertiary Admissions Centre)

QTAC currently processes applications for admission to the majority of undergraduate courses offered by universities in Queensland, Bond University, the Australian Maritime College in Tasmania, and to some courses at universities in Northern NSW. It also processes applications to full-time advanced diploma and diploma courses in Queensland institutes of TAFE and some private providers of post-secondary courses.

If you have a preliminary acceptance to one of these institutes you must have all required paperwork and/or course results to them by the end of December. Visit the QTAC website to determine the deadline for this year.

VTAC (Victorian Tertiary Admissions Centre)

VTAC is the central office that receives and processes applications for admission to most undergraduate degree courses at participating institutions in Victoria. This includes TAFE, independent tertiary colleges and universities. VTAC processes a variety of applications for universities and tertiary educational institutions within Victoria.

If you have a preliminary acceptance to one of these institutes you must have all required paperwork and/or course results to them by the beginning of December. Visit the VTAC website to determine the deadline for this year.

When can I sit the Final Exam?

To meet enrolment deadlines for 2016 you will need to sit ALL exams (no exceptions) as follows:

You will need to send in your exam request form at least 14 business days before the final exam deadline date.

  • SATAC – This information is currently being updated, please check back soon. 
  • VTAC – This information is currently being updated, please check back soon.
  • UAC – This information is currently being updated, please check back soon.
  • QTAC – This information is currently being updated, please check back soon.
  • *Any Exam sat after this date will be graded in January once the tutors/teachers return from holidays.

Please refer to Unilearn Calendar (Link will be made available as soon as the dates are released above) for important dates such as teacher leave, documentation deadlines, exam deadlines and administration closure dates.

If you do not have an end of the year deadline or midyear deadline you will need to sit your final exam outside of the following peak exam times.

Exam Peak Periods

Early November to Christmas Holidays Mid-May to Early June.