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Secure your place at Federation University in 2023

Finishing high school can be stressful, so why not give yourself peace of mind with Federation University's Early Offer Program?

Not only is an early offer exciting to receive, but knowing that you have already secured a place in a degree means you can head into exams fully focused.

Guaranteed ATAR pathway

How to apply

  1. Complete the Early Offer Application here following these instructions:
    • Select the program you are interested in from the drop-down list.
    • Check that you will meet the pre-requisites and any additional essential entry requirements.
    • When providing your email address please use the same email address that you intend to use in your VTAC application.
  2. List Federation in your VTAC preference list. Applications open on 1 August. *

Eligibility

Most bachelor degrees are available for early offers through the Guaranteed ATAR pathway, to view courses accepting early offer applications click here.

To be eligible for an early offer you must:

  • Be a current domestic Australian year 12 student or a recent (completed year 12 in 2020 or 2021) domestic Australian year 12 graduate who has not undertaken further study.
  • Meet the pre-requisites, essential requirement (if any) and achieve the guaranteed ATAR for the program.
  • Apply by 5:00 pm AEDT on 12 December 2022.
  • Apply via VTAC and list the Federation University degree in your preference list.*

Advance to University Pathway

How to apply

  1. Complete the Early Offer Application here following these instructions:
    • Select the program you are interested in from the drop-down list.
    • Check that you will meet the pre-requisites and any additional essential entry requirements.
    • When providing your email address please use the same email address that you intend to use in your VTAC application.
  2. List Federation in your VTAC preference list. Applications open on 1 August.*

Eligibility

To be eligible for an early offer you must:

  • Be a current domestic Australian year 12 student completing the Advance to University Program (ATU) at Federation University and complete VCE
  • Meet the pre-requisites for the program, including any additional essential requirements for admission
  • Pass the unit pairs in which you are enrolled in ATU
  • Apply by 5:00 pm AEDT on 12 December 2022.
  • Apply via VTAC and list the Federation University degree in your preference list*.

Read more about the Advance to University pathway, eligible programs and unit pairs required for each pathway here.

What happens next?

  • If your application is successful, you will receive a conditional offer.
  • As an Early Offer Program recipient, you'll have exclusive access to content, services and events welcoming you to campus and preparing you for higher education
  • If you meet the conditions of the Early Offer Program you will be issued a formal offer by VTAC in the December 2022 offer round.
  • If you don't meet the conditions of an early offer, you may still be eligible for an offer for the course. Applicants who have experienced educational disadvantages are encouraged to apply for the Special Entry Access Scheme (SEAS). Depending on eligibility and your circumstances, a SEAS application may provide support for your course application.

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Aboriginal Education Centre

The Aboriginal Education Centre (AEC) has a strong and vibrant cultural presence at Federation University with five offices based across the following campuses - Mt Helen, SMB, Wimmera, Berwick and Gippsland and is the central location for all Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander matters at Federation University.

We assist Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students and can also refer students to services and support at Federation University and other community organisations.

Our computer labs are open to all Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students and community members.

We welcome all students, staff and community members to contact us and contribute to the life of the Centre.

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*Applicants must apply via VTAC and remain bound by the preference system. A number of courses at different institutions may make you an offer, but the offer received will be for your highest preference where you have met all selection criteria. All applicants are given the opportunity to change their preferences on various dates. For information on these dates, visit the VTAC website.

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