Bonus Points

Bonus points can be gained, which increase your selection rank for entry to university courses.

Note this doesn’t increase your ATAR directly, but your selection rank which = ATAR + bonus points.

Bonus points are given for academic merit-achieving bands 6-4, disadvantage (visit the UAC-EAS page),sporting excellence, regional bonus points, community service and they vary between universities and courses.

As an example, you can receive 3 bonus points for achieving band 6 in a related subject, 2 for band 5 and 1 for band 4.

There is usually a maximum limit on academic bonus points of about 5-6. Bonus points for disadvantage are additional.

For more information about bonus points

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