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Study Guide

All the information you need about studying at USC including programs, study locations, application process and support services.

2022 Study Guide (PDF)

Early Offer Guarantee

Learn about USC’s Early Offer Guarantee program, helping Year 12 students get into uni, sooner.

2021 Early Offer Guarantee Guidelines for Schools (PDF)

Headstart Guide

Information for high school students about studying at USC during year 11 and 12 through the Headstart Program, including an outline of over 80 subject offerings.

Headstart Guide (PDF)

Parents' Guide

Tips and advice for parents to support their child on their journey to university.

Parents' Guide (PDF)


Important dates to pop into your calendar so you can start planning your year ahead.

2021 Key Dates Calendar (PDF)

2021 schools handbook

Your guide to pathways, events and opportunities for your school and students

2021 Schools Handbook (PDF)

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Your students can explore the degrees on offer and hear from lecturers and students about what life is like at USC.

They will receive the personalised experience we offer at every Open Day, with the freedom to plan their journey to suit their needs – this year it is just all online.

Here's a taste of what they can expect:

  • Information about degrees they're interested in studying
  • Online chat support from USC students (Mon-Fri 10am-5pm)
  • A step-by-step guide on how to apply
  • Details about money available to help them study
  • A taste of what life is like at USC

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Parent Lounge

Whether you are the parent, partner, carer, teacher, friend or relative of a future or current USC student, you play a valuable role in guiding and supporting the student in your life through their exciting journey.

USC has a dedicated space with all the info parents and supporters need to help your student reach their full potential. Make yourself at home via the USC Parent Lounge

Headstart: A university experience for Year 11 and 12 students

Students can study university subjects while still in school through USC's Headstart program. Students will get a taste of university life as they study on campus, and prepare for future study while working towards a USC degree.

You'll also save money with the first course being free for domestic students, and second course heavily subsidised. Find out more at or talk to the schools Guidance Officer.

Early Offer Guarantee
For Year 12's to get into uni, sooner

The Early Offer Guarantee is designed to give year 12 students the opportunity to secure an offer into a undergraduate degree as early as August, before final results are known.

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