The Victorian Tertiary Admissions Centre (VTAC) is a central application service for universities across Victoria. Through this system you can apply to up to 8 courses.

VTAC CourseSearch allows you to easily search for courses from multiple institutions. Read the Powerpoint guide for instructions to use this tool.

VTAC Prerequisite and Course Explorer allows you to see what VCE subjects are required to enter different courses. Watch the video for instructions to use this tool.

Please see the VTAC Presentation for an outline of the application process.

Key Dates

The following table shows the VTAC dates for 2018.

VTAC Opens

VTAC Closes

SEAS and VTAC Scholarship Applications Close

ATAR Released

Change of Preferences Closes

VTAC Round 1 Offers Released

Most University Courses Begin

Aug 6

Sept 27

Oct 12

Dec 14

Dec 19 - 12pm (midday)

Jan 16

March 4


The Special Entry Access Scheme (SEAS) can help you enter university if your studies have been impacted by disadvantage.

Ordering Course Preferences

You can list up to 8 courses in your VTAC application. The order of these preferences is important in determining the course you are offered.