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Elite Athletes, Performers and Leaders Program

2022 application will be open in August.

The Elite Athletes, Performers and Leaders (EAPL) Program supports students with a flexible entry process that considers both academic and elite achievements and recognises these by awarding adjustment factors.

Students can be considered for EAPL points for undergraduate study at UNSW. The EAPL Program awards up to five points to high school leavers who have excelled in areas of sport, academia, leadership, and/or music at an elite level. Activities and/or commitments must have been undertaken in years 11 and/or 12. 

Note: An overall maximum of 12 points can be awarded across all the university's schemes (HSC Plus, EAPL and EAS).

Students must submit an application and provide supporting documentation by November 30 each year to be considered for adjustment factors.

For further information on the process, including the current EAPL Adjustment factor table, please download the Elite Athletes, Performers and Leaders Adjustment Factor Program Guide.

Download the 2021 EAPL Guide here

*Please note that the EAPL Program undergoes an annual review. UNSW reserves the right to change any degree, admission requirement, adjustment factors or any other information without notice*

Elite Athletes, Performers and Leaders - Support Program

Elite Athletes, Performers and Leaders Support Program provides eligible current students with the necessary support to successfully integrate their academic life with their external pursuits in the form of enrolment flexibility, cross-institutional study options and leave of absence for travel commitments.

For more information on support for elite athletes, please see the elite athletes support program website.


Submit an enquiry online or call 1300 UNI NSW (864 679).

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