Unmasking the ATAR System Webinar

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29th August 2024

7pm - 8pm






Future students, Teachers and Supporters


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Find out how to get the most out of Year 10, 11 and 12 by learning key information for the senior years of high school.

The Unmasking the ATAR Webinar demystifies the university entry process and explains everything you need to know about subject selection, ATAR calculations and university applications.

Through this webinar, you’ll gain a clear picture of your pathway forward by debunking the myths about senior schooling, ATAR and uni.

Key topics include:

  • The role of the Queensland Tertiary Admissions Centre (QTAC) and how they can assist you in your university applications.
  • Breakdown of QCE system terminology so you can understand phrases like applied subjects and summative courses, as well as what they mean for you.
  • An overview of what your Australian Tertiary Admissions Rank (ATAR) means, how it is calculated and how it can assist you on a university pathway in Queensland.
  • Subject selection and scaling, including how different subjects are graded and which subjects cannot be studied together.
  • The importance of subject prerequisites for certain university course, and how to know if your ideal course has them.

This webinar is suitable for Year 10 students, parents, teachers and guidance officers.