Year 7 mainstream enrolment

For students in Year 6 in a Government Primary School

Parents are required to complete the Application for Year 7 Placement 2021 Form (distributed by Primary Schools) and return it to the Principal of the Government Primary School. The revised deadline to return this form to your child's Primary School is Friday 29 May, 2020. This form serves to ‘track’ the progress of a student’s application in accordance with the expression of preference (priority) listed on the form.

Parents who place University High School (UHS) as their first preference must also complete the University High School 2021 Year 7 Application Form. University High School will email you this form by Friday 19 June, 2020. Please ensure the email address you place on the Application for Year 7 Placement 2021 Form (distributed by your Primary School) is current and correct..

Alternatively you can get a copy of the University High School 2021 Year 7 Application form by:

  • Contacting University High School via the following email (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.). Please write, “Request for 2021 Year 7 Enrolment Form” in the subject bar of the email message.
  • Collect a form from the front office of University High School. Office Hours for collection of enrolment forms are 8.45am to 3.15am on school days

The University High School 2021 Year 7 Application Form will be available from Monday 4 May, 2020.

The University High School 2021 Year 7 Application Form must be returned directly to University High School by no later than Thursday 25 June 2020.

You can return the University High School 2021 Year 7 Application Form, complete with all required documentation, by either:

  • Mailing it to the school so that it arrives by Thursday 25 June, 2020. The address is: 77 Story Street, Parkville VICTORIA 3052. Please mark the return envelope: Attention: 2021 Year 7 Enrolment Committee.
  • Return it to the front office at University High School by no later than Thursday 25 June, 2020. Office Hours for return of enrolment forms are 8.45am to 3.15pm on school days.

Applications will be processed using the Application for Year 7 Placement 2021 Form and the University High School 2021 Year 7 Application Form. Primary schools are responsible for monitoring the placement of each of their students into a secondary school. The Principals of Government Primary Schools will inform parents/carers directly of the outcome on Wednesday 19 August, 2020. The University High School is not permitted to discuss outcomes with anyone before this date in accordance with Department policy.

For students in a Catholic Primary School and other Independent Primary Schools

Parents/ Carers can apply for a place for their child at University High School by completing the University High School 2021 Year 7 Application Form. This form will be available from University High School from Monday 4 May, 2020.

You can get a copy of this form by:

  • Contacting University High School via the following email (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.). Please write, “Request for 2021 Year 7 Enrolment Form” in the subject bar of the email message.
  • Collect a form from the front office of University High School. Office Hours for collection of enrolment forms are 8.45am to 3.15pm on school days.

The University High School 2021 Year 7 Application Form must be returned directly to University High School by Thursday 25 June 2020.

You can return this form, complete with all required documentation, by either:

  • Mailing it to the school so that it arrives by Thursday 25 June, 2020. The address is: 77 Story Street, Parkville VICTORIA 3052. Please mark the return envelope: Attention: 2021 Year 7 Enrolment Committee.
  • Return it to the Front Officeat University High School by no later than
    Thursday 25 June, 2020. Office Hours for return of enrolment forms are 8.45am to 3.15pm on school days.

Parents/carers of student applications from a Catholic Primary School and other Independent Primary Schools will be informed of the outcome on Wednesday 19 August, 2020. The University High School is not permitted to discuss outcomes with anyone before this date in accordance with Department policy.

Selection criteria for Year 7 mainstream applications

  • Students for whom the school is the designated neighbourhood school as to the true and permanent place of residence of the students custodial parent or legal guardian. Documentary proof is required. Further details of the residential criteria are included in The University High School Application form.
  • Siblings of current students who will continue as students at the University High School in 2021. Places will be offered based on availability and proximity of permanent residence to the school and other personal and curriculum needs.
  • Students seeking enrolment on specific curriculum grounds.

The Enrolment Committee may wish to interview applicants, seek reference statements from the current school and/or read the reports from the school currently attending.

Availability of the full Enrolment Policies and Procedures

For more information about the Department of Education's placement policy, please follow the links below:

Placement policy

The Department’s policy is to ensure students have access to neighbourhood schools and the freedom to choose other schools subject to facility limitations.
The Permanent Address Guidelines for Schools supports the application of the Placement policy and provides fair and consistent information for schools to assist in the verification of a student’s permanent address.

Application procedures for the Acceleration Program in 2021

This is a special program for gifted and talented students. Admission to this program is at year 7 level only and the selection process is based on the same priority order as the Department of Education Enrolment guidelines, aptitude tests and interviews. Interviews are conducted with short-listed applicants. All students who apply will be required to sit an aptitude test (via Edutest).

Due to the COVID-19 situation the original date of the aptitude test (via Edutest), Sat 9 May 2020, has been cancelled. Instead the aptitude test (via Edutest) will be postponed to later in the year. We will advertise the postponed date on the school website.

As a result the closing date for applications has been extended to Thursday 27 August, 2020.

Please register via the link on our website and go to the Acceleration Program section of our webpage for timeline and general information.

Department of Education and Training International Education Program

University High School is accredited under the Department of Education and Training’s CRICOS registration (CRICOS provider name and code: Department of Education and Training, 00861K). For further information refer to www.study.vic.gov.au.

Enrolment notice

Please Note: The School has been receiving applications on behalf of students not yet living in Australia. Only applications for students currently living in Australia are considered. Similarly, the School has been receiving applications on behalf of students currently living interstate.

School curriculum

University High School offers a sequential curriculum in Years 7-10 across the eight Key Learning Areas (KLAs)

These are:

  • Health
  • Technology Studies
  • Science
  • Mathematics
  • English
  • The Arts
  • Languages Other Than English (LOTE)
  • Studies of Society and the Environment (SOSE)
  • Sport and Physical Education

Languages offered within the LOTE program are French, German and Latin

At the VCE level, the School provides broad curriculum diversity, with more than 30 subjects offered at Years 11 and 12. These include a number of Vocational Education and Training (VET) subjects.

The School's curriculum is structured to provide enrichment and extension opportunities. Many students in Years 10 and 11 study units normally taken at Years 11 and 12 respectively. By arrangement with the University of Melbourne, the School's academically capable VCE students can study and gain credit for first year university subjects.

Link to curriculum documents

Contact Details

Call Us
(03) 9347 2022
Facsimile
(03) 9347 2658
Office
77 Story Street, Parkville VICTORIA 3052
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