Counselling & Tertiary Application Timeline
February – June
Complete the Year 12 Careers Survey as soon as possible. Click here to commence.
Book interview with Careers Practitioner to discuss directions/
options for following year and beyond. Parents are welcome to attend
interviews with their Sons. Interviews are available on a continuing basis – February through to December.
Attend SKC Careers Evening, Tuesday 26 July, 2016
Open Day "season" starts
VTAC Information Sessions
VTAC Session for Parents
U.M.A.T. (the Undergraduate Medicine and Health Sciences Admissions Test) held
Study course guides of institutions
Book interview with Careers Practitioner early! Often there is a two-week waiting period.
VTAC preferences refined
Check NEW courses not listed in VTAC Guide
Check Extra Requirements and fulfil them (e.g. Attend Interview, submit Folio or Pre-Selection Kit, sit Tests)
Submit interstate applications
Apply for Scholarships
Students list all possible course interests ("preferences") on their online VTAC application.
If appropriate, submit the SEAS (Special Entry Access Scheme)
Application through student VTAC User Account , which will be used to assess the needs of students
experiencing specific personal circumstances affecting their performance
in Year 12.
Apply for on-campus housing
Check employer incentives / scholarships / traineeships
Make appointment with Careers Practitioner to prepare for course and job interviews
Some tertiary courses require an interview
Book an interview with Careers Practitioner for the Change of Preference Period
Changes to course selection; Careers Practitioner available to assist with Change of Preference. Seek appointment early.
Read information on the SKC Change of Preference website.
1st round tertiary offers
Use relevant handbook to plan course before going for enrolment
Usually there is only one week between the offer and the enrolment date
Some courses have 2nd round offers at this time