Years 8-12 Enrolment Process

Thank you for considering University High School.

University High School offers an outstanding learning environment focused on the emotional, social and academic development of each student. We have a vibrant and extensive performing arts, sport, student leadership and activities program with many opportunities for students to explore and further develop their skills and interests. A full description of the school curriculum and information about the extra-curricular program can be found in relevant sections on the school website.

The table below outlines the 2023 Year 8 to 12 Enrolment process at University High School for parent/carers:

2023 YEARS 8-12 ENROLMENT PROCESS KEY DATES
2023 Year 8 to 12 Applications - processing starts On Monday 25 July, 2022, we begin processing Year 8 to 12 Applications for 2023. Please collect an application form as outlined below here. Monday 25 July 2022
Application due date Applications for 2023 Years 8 to 12 received by Friday 26 August, 2022 will be notified of the outcome from 5 September, 2022.

Please ensure you submit your completed application form with all requested documentation by Friday 26 August, 2022.

Please be aware University High School is currently experiencing a high level of demand for places and is under DET Enrolment Management Plan. Places can only be offered to students in the first two categories of the DET Priority Order as per the DET Placement Policy. Please download the UHS Enrolment Plan for further details. pdf link here. (437 KB)

PLEASE NOTE: All 2022 Year 8 to 12 applications received after Friday 26 August, 2022, will be processed in order of receipt. Families will be notified of the outcome after Monday 5 September, 2022, in order of receipt.

Friday 26 August 2022
Outcome released All completed applications the school received by Friday 26 August, 2022, will be advised of their outcome from Monday 5 September, 2022.

Please note: Complete applications refer to applications that have been submitted with all requsted documentation by Friday 26 August, 2022. An outcome may be delayed if additional documentation is required.

Monday 5 September, 2022
Welcome and Information Packs A welcome enrolment pack will be emailed from the beginning of Term 4.

Other enrolment packs will be sent during the remainder of Term 4.

From the beginning of Term 4

2023 Applications received after Friday 26 August, 2022

All 2023 Year 8 to 12 applications received after Friday 26 August, 2022, will be processed in order of receipt. Families will be notified of the outcome after Monday 5 September, 2022, in order of receipt.

Requesting an application form

To request a 2023 enrolment application form either:

  • Download either an eForm, which allows you to save the form after having filled it in and then attach it to an email to us OR the Print version that can be filled in and mailed to us. NB: to use the eForm you will need to have Acrobat Reader
  • This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. at the following address, and use email heading:
    "New Enrolment - request Application Form"
  • Phone the school on 9347 2022.
  • Visit the General Office at 77 Story Street, Parkville 3052, between 8.30 am and 4.30 pm.

pdf Enrolment Application Print (311 KB)

pdf Enrolment Application eForm (360 KB)

Please use the following resources for more information:

100 points check list Contact details for regional offices

New arrivals to Australia for whom English is an additional language

Students who are recent arrivals to Australia for whom English is an additional language, must have their language skills assessed at an English Language Centre in Australia before enrolment procedures begin. The Language Centre in our Region is the Western English Language School (03 9311 9325). The Language Centre will accurately assess when the student is ready to attend their local government school. Here is a link to the EAL (English as an Additional Language) - Provision for Newly Arrived Students:

https://www2.education.vic.gov.au/pal/eal-provision/policy.

University High School Acceleration Program

For information about the University High School Acceleration Program, click here to link to the relevant page on the school website: .

Please note: Entrance to the University High School Acceleration Program is at the start of year 7 only.

Elizabeth Blackburn Sciences Program

For information about the Elizabeth Blackburn Science Program, here is the link to the relevant page on the school website.

Please note: Entrance to the Elizabeth Blackburn Science Program is at the start of Year 11.

Enrolment Policies and Procedures

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

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 DET website outlines the guidance used by schools to determine permanent residence, link here. that 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 residential address.

DET Enrolment Management Plan

Please be aware University High School is currently experiencing a high level of demand for places and is under a DET Enrolment Management Plan. Places can only be offered to students in the first two categories of the DET Priority Order as per the DET Placement Policy. Please download the UHS Enrolment Management Plan for further details. pdf link here. (437 KB)

Appeal Process

Parents may submit an appeal to the relevant Region of the Department of Education and Training if their application was unsuccessful. Contact details are:

Contact details for regional offices

Mid-Year Applications for Year 8 to 12 Enrolment in 2022

You may submit an application to University High School at any time throughout the year.

Please download an application form as outlined above here.and submit the completed form with all requested documentation.

Please note: The Enrolment Committee seek to review applications and provide an outcome to families as soon as possible. However, if additional documentation is requested, an outcome may be delayed. A delay in receiving an outcome may also result if you submit an application form just prior to, or during a term break.

As per Department guidelines, you should not be exiting your child from their existing school unless they have an approved enrolment at another school, unless you have moved from interstate or overseas.

For further information regarding enrolment policy and guidelines please see the Department of Education and Training’s website: https://www2.education.vic.gov.au/pal/enrolment/policy.

University High School Enrolment Registrar Contact Details

Jennifer Skeels is the Enrolment Registrar of University High School.

Please contact the Enrolment Registrar, Jennifer Skeels, if you have any questions about the 2022 Year 8-12 enrolment process at University High School.

Department of Education and Training International Education Program

University High School is accredited for a very limited number of students 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 DET International Education Division. Phone: (03) 7022 1000 or Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Enrolment Management Plan

Please Note: University High School is currently experiencing a high level of demand for places and is under an Enrolment Management Plan. Places can only be offered to students in the first two categories of the DET Priority Order. Please download the Plan for further details.

UHS Enrolment Management Plan

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

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.

Contact Details

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