UNSW Gateway

Maximise your ATAR, succeed in the HSC, and apply for an early offer to UNSW.

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Your gateway to university

Gateway is a three-year program and early admission pathway for students in Years 10, 11 and 12 who attend a Gateway school or live in a low-socioeconomic area based on SEIFA criteria. 

Check our list below to see if you attend a Gateway school. Unsure if you're eligible? Contact us.

Gateway Admission Pathway 

Sit your HSC with confidence by applying for an offer to UNSW through the Gateway Admission Pathway. You could gain early entry or receive a significantly lower ATAR entry requirement for your chosen degree.  

Watch our short video or visit the link below to learn how the pathway works.

Key dates

  • On-campus workshops: Term 1, Weeks 3 - 10

    • In-school workshop: Term 2, Weeks 2 - 9
    • Online workshop: Term 2, Week 9 – Wednesday 6 June 5:00pm
    • Online resources through Open Learning available: Term 2 Week 10 – Monday 1 July
    • On-campus days: School holidays, Week 1 Monday 8 and Tuesday 9 July
    • In-school pre-workshop: Term 2, Week 1 – 8 
    • Online workshop: Term 2, Week 9, Monday 24 June 5:00pm
    • Online program: Term 2, Week 10, Monday 1 – Thursday 4 July 
    • On-campus days: School holidays, Week 1, Wednesday 10 and Thursday 11 July

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