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UNSW Gateway

Early conditional offer

Your pathway to uni

What is it?

UNSW Gateway is an admission pathway for students in Years 11 & 12 attending Gateway schools. It significantly adjusts the ATAR requirements for your preferred UNSW degree and provides you with an early conditional offer to UNSW.

Applications for Year 11 and 12 early conditional offers are now closed.

Early conditional offer applications open again in July 2021.

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Getting an Early Conditional Offer

Participating in the UNSW Gateway Program is the best way to maximise your likelihood of receiving an early conditional offer. 

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Early Conditional Offer - FAQs


What is UNSW Gateway?
What courses can I apply for through UNSW Gateway?
Do I need to complete any extra assessment tasks to receive an UNSW Gateway conditional offer?
When can I apply for UNSW Gateway?
When do I find out if my application for UNSW Gateway has been successful?
Do I have to submit a separate UNSW Gateway application for each degree I am interested in studying?
Does UNSW Gateway take into consideration further adjustment factors?
Who decides who receives a UNSW Gateway conditional offer?
What other admissions pathways are available if I didn’t receive a UNSW Gateway early conditional offer or meet the predetermined requirements?
If I meet the requirements of my conditional offer, can I then defer my firm offer?
What schools are included in UNSW Gateway?
In Year 11 and planning on coming to UNSW in 2022?
I’m applying for an early conditional offer to a degree in Art and Design, Built Environment or Engineering. What should my portfolio submission look like?
I’m applying for an early conditional offer in Art & Design, Built Environment or Engineering, but I don’t study these courses at school. It’s an area I work on in my own time. How can I showcase my work?
I’m applying for an early conditional offer to the Bachelor of Laws (LLB), do I need to sit the Law Admission Test?
I have more questions, who can I talk to?

UNSW Gateway – am I eligible?

UNSW Gateway program is a different way into university, that recognises that there is so much more to you, than just your ATAR.

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UNSW Gateway Program

Discover University. Maximise your ATAR. Succeed in your assessments and HSC. Access support and resources for the HSC. Explore faculties and degrees at UNSW. Apply for an early conditional offer to UNSW with our support.

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Year 12