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5 questions to ask at Info Day

14 November 2019
Plan your degree and get tailored course advice
Join us on 19 December to get your last-minute questions answered to help you finalise your preferences.

To help you navigate Info Day we've compiled this list of frequently asked questions and where to find the answers on campus.
 

Top 5 FAQs

1

What if I didn't get the ATAR I needed?

We understand your ATAR is not the only indicator of your abilities. If you find your ATAR isn’t competitive enough for entry, there are still options available. 

Talk one-on-one with our support staff about admission pathways and entry options, including the option to commence in one course and apply to transfer after your first year.

Attend the What if I don’t get in? Explore admission pathways into University mini lecture and visit us at the combine your interests zone in the Quadrangle.

2

How do I finalise my UAC preferences?

It’s easy to misunderstand how preferences work, join us for the UAC: understanding how preferences and offers work mini lecture that will help demystify the process.

If it’s reassurance on your course choice you’re after, our course advice centres and mini lectures will help you feel sure you’re choosing the course that is best for you. Our academics and current students will be on hand to answer specific queries on anything from selecting majors, to finalising preferences, and student life. Visit the course advice centres in the Great Hall and Maclaurin Hall in the Quadrangle to find out more.

3

What do I do if I didn't do maths?

This year, we introduced mathematics prerequisites for some of our courses. If you didn't do maths or don't meet the maths requirements, there are other ways to get into your dream course.

Join us for the mathematics and bridging courses and support mini lecture or visit us at the course advice centres to get tailored guidance.

4

How do I plan my dream degree?

At Sydney, you can combine your interests and design your own degree with more than 100 study areas in a shared pool of majors and minors. Visit our combine your interest zone to start shaping your future or attend the make the world your campus mini lecture.

5

How do I know if the University of Sydney is right for me?

Hear from our current students at my Sydney Uni experience and learn first hand what it is like to study at Sydney.

Get a taste of specific degrees or areas of study by attending one of our 77 mini lectures throughout the day.

Key dates
19 December Info Day
19 December Preferences close midnight
23 December Offers released
16 January Academic advice and enrolment day
17‑21 February Welcome Week
24 February Semester 1 begins

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