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Create/start an application

Create your Application Services account at any time. You need to do this before you can apply.

Create your Application Services account.


You don't need to give us documentation for many of our courses.

If you do need to provide documentation we will let you know.

Follow the documentation process correctly to ensure a smooth application process. 

OP/selection ranks

You can apply without knowing your OP or selection rank, but getting an estimate beforehand can help you decide what courses to apply for.

2016 Queensland Year 12 students

Talk to your school guidance counsellor for an estimate of the OP range you may achieve, or an estimate of your OP ineligible rank if you are OP ineligible.

2016 interstate Year 12 students

Talk to your school guidance counsellor for an estimate of your ATAR.

Everyone else

Call us on 1300 467 822 for information on selection ranks.

Courses, entry requirements and cut-offs

Use our Course Search to discover the courses you could study.

Check out course entry requirements and last year's cut-offs in the course description. These will give you an idea of what is needed to get into the course.

Make sure you also visit institution open days and career expos for more course advice.

Application dates

We're open all year round, so you can apply throughout the year for courses that start in three different semesters.

Our key dates & fees page tells you when you need to apply to courses, give us documentation, and when you could receive an offer. 


You must order your preferences correctly so you don't miss out on an offer unnecessarily.

Find instructions on the preferences page.

Educational Access Scheme (EAS)

The Educational Access Scheme (EAS) can help you if you have experienced circumstances that negatively affected your most recent studies.

If you are eligible for EAS, you may get bonus OPs or ranks to help you to get into a course, and/or financial assistance from institutions.

Checking/changing an application

Check or change your application here.

It's here where you can:

  • track your application's progress
  • change your details
  • change your preferences.

Offer responses

If you receive an offer, you'll have a set time to respond to it.

Study costs

When you use Course Search to find courses you're interested in studying, you will also find an estimate of your course's first year study costs. You'll be told full course costs and other costs by your institution once you've been accepted into a course.

We know that course costs can add up, but don't worry, there are financial assistance options.

Assistance schemes, alternative pathways or bridging studies

If you don't meet the entry requirements, there are plenty of ways you can improve your chances of being accepted into a course.

These include:

Rights and responsibilities

Before you apply to study, you must know the rights and responsibilities you have as an applicant.


Page last updated: 16 Mar 2017