Year 7 mainstream enrolment

For students in Year 6 in a Government Primary School

Parents are required to complete the Application for Enrolment, Year 7 (distributed by Primary Schools) and return it to the Principal of the Government Primary School. The deadline will be provided by the Primary School. 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 The University High School as their first preference must also complete The University High School Application Form. Either collect a form at Open Day on Monday 27 April 2020 or visit the University High School Front Office to collect the form after the UHS Open Day.

The University High School Application Form must be returned directly to The University High School by Friday 5 June 2019. Only ONE copy of the Application form needs to be submitted for each student.

Applications will be processed using the Application for Year 7 Enrolment Form and The University High School 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 directly of the outcome in August. 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 can apply for a place for their child at The University High School by completing The University High School Application Form and returning it to The University High School by Friday 5 June 2020.

The University High School Application Form will be available directly from The University High School. Either phone 9347 2022 or visit the General Office to collect the form.

Selection criteria for Year 7 mainstream applications

  • Students for whom the school is the designated neighborhood 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 2020. 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 involves a series of tests and an interview. Applications have been posted for the Test date of Saturday 9 May 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

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 who intend to move from interstate or other zones.

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

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(03) 9347 2022
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77 Story Street, Parkville VICTORIA 3052
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