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ATAR students

If you are studying four courses at WACE Course Stage 2 or above, you're an ATAR student.

As an ATAR student, you must meet:

Your ATAR meets requirements

You may be offered a place in the course.

Your ATAR does not meet requirements

If your ATAR does not meet course ATAR requirements, you can submit a portfolio entry for the course.

  • If successful, you may be offered a place in the course
  • If not successful, you may be offered a place in one of our University Preparation Courses if listed as a preference.
    You can use the UniPrep as a stepping stone into one of our Associate Degree or Bachelors courses

Important Dates


  • 13 - 24 July: Orientation for most courses (refer to the course for more information)
  • 19 July: Open Day at Joondalup Campus
  • 20 July: Portfolio application documents – closing date for receipt
  • 24 July: Honours applications close for Bachelor of Arts (Hons), Bachelor of Communications (Hons) and Bachelor of Creative Industries (Hons)
  • 27 July: Semester 2 starts for most courses (refer to the course for more information)
  • 5 August: Honours applications close for other courses
  • 9 August: Open Day at Mount Lawley Campus
  • 23 August: Open Day at South West Campus (Bunbury)
  • 14-18 September: Research Week
  • 30 October: Semester 2 ends


  • 8 - 19 February: Orientation for most courses commencing in Semester 1 2016 (refer to the course for more information)
  • 22 February: Semester 1 starts for most courses
  • 27 May: Semester 1 ends
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