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Got questions about a course or more general queries about applying to uni?
Whether you’re a current Year 12 student or considering jumping back in to study, we’ve got the advice you need.

  • Wantirna Advice Night

    4 pm – 6 pm

    Considering a horticulture, nursing or early childhood diploma or certificate? Or starting a carpentry or electrical trade? Here’s where you can ask our teachers all your questions and score a tour of the facilities.

  • Hawthorn Advice Night

    4 pm – 6 pm

    Bachelor degree, postgrad or vocational – whatever is on your study horizon for 2020, chat with an expert, ask a current student anything (really, anything) and get the lowdown on university life. 

  • Aviation Advice Night

    6 pm – 8 pm

    Want your 2020 to really take off? Come to our Aviation Advice Night. Discover course content and industry partnerships – maybe meet your future co-pilot. If you’ve got your eye on a career in the sky, this is the event for you.  

  • Year 12 Advice Month

    9 am – 5 pm

    If you’re in Year 12 and your head is spinning with course, career, ATAR or VTAC questions – come and talk to a course adviser face-to-face. We’re here all month. 

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You’ve got an important decision to make. It can seem daunting. We get it – and we want to make it not only easier for you, but exciting too. This is your future, after all.

Our Advice Nights at Wantirna on Tuesday 17 September and Hawthorn on Wednesday 18 September (both between 4pm and 6pm) are your chance to find out more about study options, courses and how to apply.

If you’re a current year 12 student or have questions about ATARs or the VTAC process, you can also come in during our Year 12 Advice Month. Running throughout August, they’re a half an hour one-on-one session with our specialist staff that will help put your mind at ease. Simply tell us your query and we’ll set up a session with you.


Yes! Our Aviation Advice Night is being held on Wednesday 18 September from 6pm to 8pm at our Hawthorn campus. It’s for high-flyers just like you (see what we did there?).


VTAC timely applications are open from 9am on Monday 5 August and close at 5pm on Monday 30 September. While it might seem like ages, it’s a good idea to get it sorted early. For starters, it means one less thing to worry about. You can focus on getting ready for your VCE exams knowing your plans for next year are already firmly in place.

Another incentive to not leave it to the last minute? The later you leave it, the higher the fee you’ll have to pay. While preferences for some courses will be accepted by VTAC until early December, you’ll pay up to $100 more. (That’s a lot of coffees…)

Submit your preferences through the VTAC website.


Swinburne scholarships are now awarded after the application process – so you don’t need to include these in your VTAC preferences.

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