Medicine applicants: dates for your diary

19 Apr 2022

Thinking of applying for medicine in 2023? We’ll help you get started with these online info sessions and key application dates.

Medical student at work in a laboratory, wearing a white lab coat and blue gloves and using a pipette

Webinar: application requirements

For everything you need to know about applying for undergraduate medicine, register now for our Let's Chat – Medicine webinar at 6pm Wednesday 4 May.

A panel of experts from UNSW, University of Wollongong and Western Sydney University will provide an overview of their medicine courses. They'll then give advice about preparing for UCAT and the interview process.

We'll also be sharing information about selection criteria and pathways to medicine, and answering the most commonly asked questions. A must for HSC students considering medicine.

Webinar: advice from medicine students

Get the inside scoop from current med students at our Let’s Chat – Medicine students webinar at 6pm Wednesday 11 May.

Students will share their experiences of the application process and studying at uni. You’ll hear:

  • how they decided on the course they are studying
  • what they found challenging about the process of applying and enrolling
  • what they thought uni would be like
  • the best thing about being at uni
  • their hopes and dreams after they graduate.

Plan ahead

All application and offer dates for semester 1, 2023 have been provided by the universities and are set out on our medicine key dates page. Check with each university to confirm deadlines and requirements and to ask any questions you have about the selection process.

Entry into undergraduate medicine degrees is highly competitive. Take the following steps to make sure your application is considered.

  1. Register for the Undergraduate Clinical Aptitude Test (UCAT). Important dates are coming up:
    Booking deadline – 17 May 2022
    Final booking deadline – 31 May 2022
    Testing begins – 1 July 2022
  2. Complete your UAC application by midnight 30 September 2022 – the application processing fee increases after this date.
  3. Apply directly to each university’s medicine faculty. Address any extra requirements specified by each uni.
  4. If you’re invited, attend an interview/assessment. Most unis will use UCAT results to select applicants for interview.