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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.

Working with the ATAR in CourseLink

When ATAR information is made available to schools for the purpose of preparing for course and careers counselling (as described by email on Friday 1 December), there is no separate ATAR report or file available in VTAC CourseLink. Instead, the ATAR field that already exists on the reports and downloads […]

Payment deadlines approaching

A reminder that the final payment deadlines are approaching for this application period: Monday 11 December (5pm) Final payment date for VTAC applicants to automatically receive a printed ATAR statement (also the deadline for any changes of address) Tuesday 12 December (4pm) Payment deadline for ACT, NSW, Qld and Vic […]

New Rural and Regional STEM Scholarships

Applications are now open for new Rural and Regional Enterprise Scholarships: Students from regional and remote areas can now apply for scholarships valued at up to $18,000 to undertake STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics) studies, including in agriculture and health fields. The Rural and Regional Enterprise Scholarships supports students […]

Scholarship advice available through VTAC account

Scholarship advice for participating institutions is now available to applicants through the VTAC account. This is available from the Scholarship Application page in the VTAC account. Note that, as specified in the VTAC account, some institutions issue scholarship advice directly to applicants, not through the VTAC account. Sample scholarship advice […]

CEAV Webinar on Wednesday afternoon

There are still places available in the CEAV webinar presented by VTAC this Wednesday at 4:15pm. Topics covered will include working with CourseLink data, the release of ATAR information to schools, and an update on the ATAR profile. Register for this free webinar through the CEAV Member Lounge.

VTAC workshops at CEAV conference – correction

The titles of the VTAC workshops at the upcoming CEAV conference have been printed incorrectly in the conference program. The correct titles are: Workshop 5: CourseLink Skills and VTAC Update (Thursday 30 November) Presenters: Suzanne Connelly and Michael Ciesielski This workshop aims to build practitioner skills in the use of […]