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Lalor Secondary College Careers

Our aim is to provide you with all the latest information that will help you make decisions about your future career and your life beyond school.

You can use this site to locate University, TAFE and any other type of course across Australia, get information about the VCE, search for job vacancies and much more. Feel free to drop into the Careers Office if you have any questions.

VTAC Online Information Sessions for Parents and Students

Now that the VTAC application process has opened, VTAC are running a series of online events for year 12 students and parents/carers. The free webinars cover various aspects of the application process, and are presented live so that students and parents can ask questions throughout. 

See information about:
Applying for tertiary courses (and understanding the ATAR)- an overview of the process, including finding courses, preferences, results and offers

Understanding special consideration SEAS and scholarships- provides detailed information about applying for SEAS and scholarships

Further information, including dates and to register, visit:

Early Entry Programs 2020

A number of universities are offering Early Entry Programs - ways to receive an early offer into the university of your choice. Requirements and offers vary, so please click on the relevant links for more information.

ACU- Passion For Law/Business and ACU Guarantee
Passion 4 Law: If you’re driven by ideas such as justice and fairness, Passion for Law (P4L) program offers you early entry into ACU’s Thomas More Law School.
Passion 4 Business: This program provides you with direct entry and an early offer into an ACU business or Information Technology course.
ACU Guarantee: Guarantee your place at ACU, even before your Year 12 exams- based on your Year 11 results.

La Trobe Aspire
Be rewarded for your leadership or community spirit, secure your early offer and much more. Applications close on the 31st August. See the La Trobe ASPIRE website for more details.

Swinburne 2021 Early Entry Program
A different way to enter uni that won't depend on your ATAR. For Semester 1, 2021 only. See the Swinburne 2021 Early Entry Program website for more details.

VU Guaranteed
Feel confident going into your exams knowing that you have a guaranteed a place and more with VU. See the VU Guaranteed website for more details. 

VTAC Key Information

VTAC have provided an abundance of information to assist students to apply for tertiary education. See all of the guides and pages below. 

Year 12 Guide
General help and info about VTAC and to research and apply for courses. There are links to some of the documents listed below on this website.
Guide- Researching Tertiary Education
A more detailed guide for researching courses
Guide- How to Apply
Detailed explanations about creating your account and applying SEAS/scholarships
Account Demonstrations
Demonstrations taking you through step by step when creating your VTAC account, applying for courses, SEAS and scholarships. Created to help show what information you will need to provide and what the process looks like.

Important Dates
See when everything VTAC related is happening over the next few months

Applying for Tertiary Study Video
A very useful and informative video explaining the tertiary application process 

The Special Entry Access Scheme explained

VTAC Applications

VTAC Applications are now open.

Ensure you pay for your VTAC account and have preferences in by 30th September. This is also the closing date for provisional SEAS applications.

Create your account:

VCAA COVID-19 Updates

With all of the uncertainty relating to VCE, VCAL and COVID-19, the VCAA are providing advice to schools, students and parents. 

Stay updated via their COVID-19 Advice Page: click here to be redirected.

And download their FAQs at the bottom of the page for further useful information.

Stay safe!