Applications for EBSS

Each candidate will be considered based on their ability to demonstrate:

  • A genuine passion and intense interest in pursuing a career in the field of the sciences or mathematics
  • A talent and potential for high performance in the sciences, mathematics and related fields of interest.
  • The ability to thrive and engage in an innovative style learning environment while preserving the values and traditions of The University High School.

The Elizabeth Blackburn School of Sciences has an admission capacity of 100 Year 11 and 100 Year 12 students. You do not have to reside within the school zone to apply. We are looking to enrol students from diverse backgrounds and life experiences who share a common passion and potential for a career in Science and Maths.

  • Students must be an Australian citizen or holder of a permanent resident's visa at the time of application.
  • Aptitude tests and interviews will be used to select up to 100 passionate Year 10 students to study at the school
    in the following year.

Applications for Year 11 and Year 12 entry into the Elizabeth Blackburn School of Science in 2018 are NOW OPEN.

Registration period has expired.

Closing date for 2018 registrations is Friday 21 July 2017

Late registration closing date is Monday 24 July 2017 (late fee applies)
Please note applications arriving after the closing date cannot be considered for possible selection.

University High School Open Day

This year we will be holding our Open Day for EBSS during the school Open Day. The Open Day will include a tour of University High School and the Elizabeth Blackburn School of Sciences facility. Following the tour there will be an information session.

Thursday 27th April

Tours 2:00pm - 3:00pm; Information Session 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Tours 4:30pm - 5:30pm; Information Session 5:30pm - 6:00pm
Tours 6:30pm - 7:30pm; Information Session 7:30pm - 8:00pm

Information Evening

We will be holding an information evening in the Elizabeth Blackburn School of Sciences theatre, followed by a tour of the facility.

Date 27th June 7:00pm-7:45pm

Elizabeth Blackburn School of Sciences Tours

During Term 2 we will be giving families the opportunity to attend a tour of the Elizabeth Blackburn School of Sciences facility, followed by an information session. Tours are by appointment only and will be held on Thursday mornings at 9:15am.

Tours are now closed.

Information Session

A further information session for parents will take place in the Performance Centre at The University High School from 9.00 a.m.–10.00am on the morning of the testing. Parents wanting to know more information about the Elizabeth Blackburn School of Sciences are invited to attend this session.

Contact Details

Call Us
(03) 9347 2022
(03) 9347 2658
77 Story Street, Parkville VICTORIA 3052
Email UHS