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10. Special Entry, Access and Equity Schemes

10.1 Admission is based primarily upon academic merit, as reflected in the applicant’s entry score or rank. However, the University recognises alternative entry routes and has established a number of access and equity schemes which provide for consideration of additional/alternative factors in assessing applicants and their potential for success in university study. Such schemes are listed in Appendix 2.

10.2 Applicants whose educational qualifications do not satisfy the requirements for admission to a particular course but who have equivalent knowledge, skills and/or competencies, demonstrated by relevant documentation, may be granted admission to the course, subject to approval by the designated Admissions Officer, in consultation with the relevant Course Coordinator or Head of School.

Applicants of Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander descent may be selected following an interview with staff of the relevant Faculty and a member of the Indigenous Education Unit having responsibility in relation to the campus concerned.1

1Applicants should consult the Indigenous Higher Education Unit on the campus at which they wish to study.