From the Careers Department

From the Careers Department

Ms Julie Stephenson
Careers & VET Coordinator

Accepting university offers: Things Year 12 students should know

  1. Accept
  2. Accept but wish to be considered for higher preferences
  3. Defer
  4. Defer but wish to be considered for higher preferences
  5. Reject
  6. Reject but wish to be considered for higher preferences

Good luck as you start your next adventure!

Adelaide University Headstart Program

The University of Adelaide’s Headstart scholarship program gives high achieving students the opportunity to study at university while still in Year 12 and have these university studies count towards their SACE and Selection Rank.

While studying at the University part-time, Headstart students not only have the opportunity to find out what university life is like before they even finish school, but also contribute to and benefit from, the diverse cultural and intellectual life of the University of Adelaide.

Headstart provides gifted and highly-motivated students with a challenge beyond the Year 12 curriculum and the chance to grow as individuals as they combine secondary school and university studies.

Headstart students can choose to supplement their Year 12 subjects with university courses (subjects). University courses are recognised by the SACE Board, allowing students to use them towards their SACE Stage 2 completion and therefore their Selection Rank.

Headstart students may also receive credit towards their degree if they enrol in a University of Adelaide program after high school.

To find out more you may register for the annual Headstart Scholarship Program Information session:

Wednesday 23 November 5:30pm – 6:30pm
The Braggs Lecture Theatre
The University of Adelaide, North Terrace

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Registrations are mandatory and must be done through this link:

Vocational Education and Training (VET)

VET is designed to teach knowledge and specific practical skills to assist in the workplace. Courses are delivered externally but can be incorporated into SACE, with many fully completed Certificate III courses counting towards an ATAR. Available to students in years 10, 11 or 12, enrolments for 2023 are now open. Please speak to Mrs Stephenson in the Careers Centre to gain more information and to discuss options.

Courses popular with students at SAC: