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We will proactively reach out to you to offer helpful information and remind you of key dates surrounding your QTAC Application and ATAR release. 

We’ll keep our reminders short and helpful – as you work toward graduating Year 12. 

QTAC will get in touch  with you by email and SMS, starting July 2024 (with a little pause during your exam periods) through to receiving your ATAR and setting up and submitting your QTAC Application.

Remind Me will send you messages and emails about:

Remind Me will run until February 2025.

Planning your application

This week, we have planned outages to our QTAC Application Portal to prepare for our busiest offer rounds. If you can’t log in, don’t stress, just check back in later. 

Getting started on your application

Are you looking to study in 2025? Don’t apply just yet; our 2025 admissions open on 1 August 2024.  Visit our Key Dates page for more information. 

2024 QTAC Admissions have officially opened! You can create an account or submit your application through the QTAC Application Portal.  Remember to use your personal email and not your school email so you don’t get locked out of your account and miss out on important information. 

Have the following personal details ready to set up your ATAR account:

You'll find us at Brisbane’s Tertiary Studies & Careers Expo TSXPO 2024

Come find us at our stand at the Royal International Convention Centre (RICC) on the RNA Showgrounds for a weekend we dedicate to helping you Grow your Future. Entry is FREE!

Where

Royal International Convention Centre (RICC) Brisbane Showgrounds

When

Saturday, 13 July 2024 – 10am- 4pm

Sunday, 14 July 2024 – 10am- 4pm

QTAC Seminars

Saturday 13 July: QTAC How to Apply (Room 1)  12:45 – 1:15pm.

Sunday 14 July: QTAC Returning to Study as an Adult (Room 2) 12:45 – 1:15pm.

Want more information? Head to the TSXPO website to discover more!

Upgrading Pathways

There is more than one way into your dream course. If you’ve had a hard year and challenging circumstances have disadvantaged you or your studies, there are options and pathways that can serve as stepping stones to help you on your tertiary education journey. 

Below is a list of the more popular upgrading pathways available. You should check with the institution directly to make sure you choose the appropriate pathway for the type of course you want to get into.

The Selection Rank Profile

A selection rank is the rank required for eligibility for entry into a particular course of study. The selection rank is determined by using an applicant’s ATAR, qualifications and other adjustment factors. 

Each Course Search entry shows a selection rank profile.

There is often myths surrounding selection ranks. To clear this up, we’ve gone ahead and busted the myths about selections ranks here

Upcoming Key Dates

We make over 23  scheduled offer rounds in an admissions cycle, and not all institutions or courses part-take at the same time. We’ll explain preferencing in the coming Remind Me notifications.

We’ve shared the next most important dates below. Visit our Fixed closing dates page to see which courses close and when. 

1 August 2023
The QTAC Application & ATAR portal open Tuesday 1 August 2023. Students will need to lodge their application via the Application Portal. Students eligible for an ATAR need to register via the ATAR Portal.
7 December 2023
Due date to apply and submit documents if eligible for the upcoming offer round, 21 December 2023.
8 December 2023
Due date to apply and submit documentation in time for when most offers are released on 11 January 2024, as well as the 19 January 2024 offer round.
15 December 2023
2023 ATAR's are released Friday 15 December 2023. Log in to the ATAR Portal to view your ATAR
18 December 2023
Final date to Change Preferences. For preferences with main round in December, this is a guaranteed assessment of COP date. Change of Preference service will be available again once offers are released.
21 December 2023
Offers will be released Thursday 21 December 2023 at 10am. Applicants who have been made offers have until 4 pm, Friday 28 December to respond.
3 January 2024
Final date to Change Preferences. For preferences with main round in December, this is a guaranteed assessment of COP date. Change of Preference service will be available again once offers are released.
11 January 2024
Offers will be released Thursday 11 January 2024 at 8:30am. Applicants who have been made offers have until 4 pm, Monday 15 January to respond.
19 January 2024
Offers will be released Friday 19January 2024 at 8:30am. Applicants who have been made offers have until 4 pm, Tuesday 23 January to respond.

The following is a step by set guide on how to order preferences:

You can select up to six course preferences, and ordering them is crucial to the outcome of your application. Using all six preferences maximises your chances of getting an offer.

You can find your preferred courses using our course Search. Take note of the course code for each and offer round date —knowing these details makes  it quicker and easier to add preferences to your application —then order your preferences like this:

1ST PREFERENCE

2ND PREFERENCE

DESIRED COURSES

These are the courses you want to study most, and entrance requirements are more competitive.

3RD PREFERENCE

4TH PREFERENCE

BACK-UP COURSES

These are alternative courses you’d like to study with less competitive entrance requirements.

5TH PREFERENCE

6TH PREFERENCE

PATHWAY COURSES

These are bridging and enabling courses that can help you get into the course you want and prepare for tertiary study.

If you’re applying for courses that have different offer rounds, you’ll then need to re-order your preferences according to the offer round date.

Some other points to consider:

  • Check if any of your preferences have fixed closing dates.
  • Note that courses starting in the same semester may have different offer round dates. Check the offer round date for your preferences in Course Search.
  • If you’re applying for courses offered in different offer rounds, make sure you order them chronologically, according to the offer round date.

How to add preferences

In your QTAC application, you’ll be asked to add your preferences under the Course Preferences section.

  1.  Search for the course/s you want, or insert the QTAC course code.
  2.  When you’ve found a course, select Add.
  3.  You can add, delete, edit or re-order your preferences. Make sure you order them as per the month of the offer round date.
  4.  Once you’ve put all your courses in the order you want, select Continue.
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If you choose to ‘unsubscribe’ or opt out of QTAC Remind Me, you will opt out to all QTAC contact. This means you will not receive any information about offers, outstanding documents, or application information. 

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This free Webinar (via Zoom) will provide an overview of the 2021 ATAR Report and scaling to assist school leaders, guidance officers and teachers in understanding the ATAR Report and to be able to answer questions from students, staff and parents.

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