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Appendix 2 - Equity and Access Schemes

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Access Scheme: Assistance available through the Australian Catholic University Indigenous Support Units.

Regional School Bonus: Applicants from rural and regional schools will automatically receive bonus points when applying through their respective Tertiary Admissions Centre.

accessACU: Special Access Scheme1: Bonus points available, for admission purposes, to students who can demonstrate socio-economic or educational disadvantage; this includes applicants from schools that have been designated as disadvantaged.

Special Consideration for Long Term Educational Disadvantage:

- Universities Admissions Centre - Education Access Scheme (EAS)
- Victorian Tertiary Admissions Centre - Special Education Access Scheme (SEAS)
- Queensland Tertiary Admissions Centre - Special Consideration of Educational Disadvantage (SCD).

Elite Athlete Program: Applicants who have demonstrated achievement displaying a high level of sporting skills may be given special consideration for admission.

1 This scheme is administered through the Tertiary Admissions Centres and direct application to ACU is not required or available.