If you're interested in studying with us, but concerned your ATAR won’t get you there, inpUTS could help.
inpUTS is available if you’ve experienced long-term disadvantage, impacting on your school, vocational or university education results. If eligible, you may receive an adjustment of up to ten points towards your selection rank.
- you need to have a UAC undergraduate application
- be an Australian citizen, a New Zealand citizen, a permanent resident of Australia (including a holder of an Australian permanent resident humanitarian visa)
- be able to demonstrate that you’ve experienced long-term educational disadvantage as a result of circumstances beyond your control or choosing as a result of your family, personal or financial circumstances. Visit the UAC website for the categories of disadvantage you claim and the required documents to include in your application.
To be considered for an offer:
- you must meet the above eligibility criteria
- you should have at least one UTS preference included within your UAC application by the last 'change of preferences' date for each UAC admissions round and
- you must achieve an minimum ATAR of 69 (80 for Law).
How to apply
Submit your application through the UAC Educational Access Scheme online. As part of your application you might need to write an educational impact statement describing how your experiences have impacted your education. Depending on your circumstances, you might also have to submit a medical impact statement. Be sure to complete all the relevant sections of the EAS application form and included the required documentation to support your claim.
You should submit your application to UAC at least two weeks before the published undergraduate offer round in which you wish to be considered.
At least one UTS preference must be included within your UAC application by the last 'change of preferences' date for each UAC admissions round.
Provided you have at least one UTS preference, your UAC preferences can be changed at a later date, according to UAC application requirements.
Different UTS courses may have varying requirements. Please see the UAC Guide to check the requirements for the course/s you're interested in.
When to apply
Application for EAS open 3 April 2020. To receive your EAS eligibility notification in-time for December round 2 offers, you must submit your application to study and EAS application by the 20 November 2020.
If you’re unable to provide all the documentation you require by the closing date, lodge your application and enclose a letter stating that further documentation will be provided. It's your responsibility to forward any outstanding documentation to UAC as soon as possible. UAC will not contact you to request missing documentation.
Please note, if you are offered an inpUTS place at UTS you are still able to defer commencement.
Apply now for EAS.
If you have questions about your eligibility for the UTS inpUTS Scheme, please call the The Centre for Social Justice and Inclusion on (02) 9514 1084.
Before any adjustments are made you must achieve a minimum ATAR of 69.
Non-current school leavers
If you have studied at TAFE, college or another university, you may also claim educational disadvantage experienced during high school or since.