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The Victorian Tertiary Admissions Centre (VTAC) is the central office that administers the application and offer process for places in tertiary courses at university, TAFE and independent tertiary colleges in Victoria (and a few outside Victoria).

VTAC receives and forwards application information and supporting documentation to the course selection authorities at institutions.

After selection decisions have been made by the course authorities at institutions, VTAC sends offer letters to successful applicants on the institutions' behalf.

CourseLink access

We understand that many are experiencing difficulty accessing CourseLink. Firstly, we apologise for the frustration. IT are assigning additional resources to restore access. We will provide an update within the hour.

Key to columns in Course Preferences Report

In the course preferences report (and on CourseLink in the student details), the ‘prerequisites met’ column may be populated with one of the following values: P – Pass (prerequisites met) F – Fail (prerequisites not met) N/A – Not Available (prerequisite checking is not available for courses which use the […]

CourseLink update

Unfortunately CourseLink remains unavailable despite our IT provider doubling the server resources. Our IT team and service providers continue to investigate other solutions urgently. Unfortunately we have not been provided with a specific time for restoration of full access as investigations continue. We will post a further update as soon […]

CourseLink update

We have been advised by IT services that the difficulties in accessing CourseLink are expected to be resolved by 5:40pm. We will post again if there are further updates, and again apologise for this significant disruption.