Find out more about our Access Melbourne categories and what documentation or evidence you will need to provide to apply.
Find a future you thought was out of reach.
Life can throw many curve balls, and these unexpected challenges can definitely make an impact on your academic achievement. At the University of Melbourne our Access Melbourne special entry access scheme (SEAS) is designed to help you overcome these obstacles and reach your goals.
If you are a domestic student applying for an undergraduate degree at Melbourne, you may be eligible for additional consideration under our Access Melbourne scheme. Each of our Access Melbourne categories take into consideration the unique circumstances that may have impacted your final secondary school results – financial hardship, a medical condition, or even your location. Mature-aged students and Indigenous and Torres Strait Islander applicants may also be eligible.
When you submit an Access Melbourne application we ensure that your personal circumstances are taken into account when your undergraduate course application is assessed. This means you could be eligible for guaranteed entry to some of our participating bachelors degrees, or you may receive a place in your preferred course even if your ATAR is below the published minimum (subject to meeting all individual course prerequisites).
Impacts of the 2019-2020 bushfires and COVID-19 disruptions during 2020 are expected to be considered through the difficult circumstances and/or disability or medical condition categories. See details under Year 11/12 special consideration.
About Access Melbourne
If you meet criteria for Access Melbourne under the category of financial hardship, resident of a rural or isolated area, or if you are an Indigenous Australian applicant, you may be eligible for guaranteed entry.
You'll also automatically be considered for a Melbourne Access Scholarship offering an allowance of up to $5000 a year for three years, to help you with the cost of moving, accommodation and tuition while you study.
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