Alternative Entry

Discover what's possible

UNSW is where leading minds, passionate scholars and creative individuals converge. Our students come to us from all walks of life. From passionate artists whose original works count as much as their ATAR to mature-age students taking the plunge, there are many alternative entry options to secure your enrolment at UNSW.

UNSW Portfolio Entry

Here at UNSW, we want to reward your passion, creativity and potential to succeed in your degree area. That's why we offer UNSW Portfolio Entry, which gives you the opportunity to demonstrate your passion and talent, alongside your ATAR. 

The UNSW Portfolio Entry includes: 

  • Art & Design Portfolio Entry
  • Built Environment Portfolio Entry 
  • Bachelor of Information Systems Admissions Scheme (BISAS)
  • Faculty of Engineering Admissions Scheme (FEAS) 

UNSW Medicine Program Pathway

The Rural Clinical School has five major teaching campuses spread across New South Wales, in Albury, Coffs Harbour, Griffith, Port Macquarie and Wagga Wagga. There are sub-campuses in Grafton and Kempsey. Through the UNSW Medicine Pathway Program, you’ll complete the first phase of your Medicine studies (Year 1 and 2) on a rural campus. You may then go on to complete Phase 2 or 3 in our Sydney based campus or hospitals.