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U@UNSW Online


U@UNSW Online offers an alternative pathway for regional and remote students to study at UNSW.  

The program considers other selection methods alongside your HSC results in making you an offer to UNSW.  If you’re thinking about going to university, participating in U@UNSW Online could be the key to helping you secure a place at UNSW. 

U@UNSW Online is a virtual UNSW experience. It will open your mind and open doors to opportunities. You will gain valuable skills and improve your chances of getting an offer to study at UNSW. 

Completion of the course tasks can qualify you for up to three additional entry points to UNSW.  If you receive an offer and enrol at UNSW, you will also be considered for a scholarship to help with university costs.  A student mentoring program is also available for your first year, to help you settle in to university life at UNSW. 

For registered U@UNSW Online students only

U@UNSW Online Course

If you want to know more about U@UNSW Online, you can phone or email us for more information:

p: 02 9385 9416
f:  02 9385 9398
s: U@UNSW Online Facebook


Program Outline

The U@UNSW Online program includes:

  • Participating in online tutorials
  • Completing a university level assessment task
  • Online support aimed at improving research skills, academic essay writing and critical thinking required to complete the task
  • An opportunity to sit the uniTEST, an aptitude test provided by the Australian Council for Educational Research (ACER) to assess reasoning and thinking skills
  • Tutoring throughout your final year of high school to help with subject preparation for the Higher School Certificate (HSC)
  • Assistance with the university application process.


Why Join U@UNSW?

  • Develop your academic skills to assist you with the completion of your HSC
  • Improve your chances of receiving an offer to UNSW
  • Build your confidence and ability to complete academic tasks
  • Access the expertise of UNSW academics
  • Prepare for university study
I am pleased to say I have been offered a place at UNSW in the Bachelor of Science. Thank you for all the help you have given me throughout the year - it really helped. The U@UNSW program played a role in my decision to apply to UNSW so again thank you for running such a great program.

past participant (Bachelor of Science)