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Why do I have to pay a UAC application fee? Why bother with the ATAR? Why not just let everyone go to uni? During our recent Facebook Live Q&A we answered these and other common – but challenging – questions. If you missed the answers on the day, catch up now.

The 5 most challenging questions you ask UAC

A lot has changed lately. Online degrees have long been the norm for Charles Darwin University, but for many Australians, the idea of studying online from home is part of the ‘new normal’ post Coronavirus lockdown.

But, not all online learning is created equal. Before you jump in, here are five questions you should be posing to universities you’re considering for an online degree.

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Key dates


Aug 2020

21 Aug 2020

Postgraduate: Applications close for 2020

Apply by midnight for any remaining courses starting in 2020.


Nov 2020

16 Nov 2020

Undergraduate: December Round 2 application deadline

Apply and pay by midnight to be eligible for offers in December Round 2. This is the first offer round for Year 12 students based on ATARs.


Nov 2020

27 Nov 2020

Undergraduate: January Round 1 application deadline

Apply and pay by midnight to be eligible for offers in January Round 1. 


Dec 2020

18 Dec 2020

NSW and ACT ATARs released

2020 NSW ATARs released on this website at 9am. (Originally 1pm 15 December 2020)

2020 ACT to be confirmed.

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Dates are correct as at 15 May 2020 but subject to change and may be revised in response to COVID-19.


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