We have two dedicated pathways available for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students: the Gadigal Program and the Extended Bachelor's Programs.
The Gadigal Program is our Indigenous student pathway that supports Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander students to study at the University of Sydney.
Through the Gadigal Program you will have:
Year 12 and post-high school applicants are eligible to apply.
Meet Olivia and Corey, and hear about their pathways to USYD via the Gadigal Program.
For consideration in our Gadigal Early Conditional offer round, please submit your complete Gadigal application through Universities Admissions Centre (UAC) between the 5th April and 7th August 2023. Successful students will receive their conditional offers in September 2023.
Please get in touch with our Indigenous Recruitment Team for further information and support. Email us at email@example.com.
All students who apply and are eligible for a Gadigal application, can have the UAC application fee reimbursed to them by the University of Sydney up until 30 September 2023. To do so, follow these steps:
Learn more about application processing fees and exemptions, or contact firstname.lastname@example.org to discuss financial assistance.
If you are applying for a postgraduate degree, you apply by:
If you are a domestic student applying for the Juris Doctor, apply through UAC.
Email email@example.com if you have any further questions.
New in 2022, the University has introduced a dedicated pathway for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students to study some of our humanities, science and health degrees.
The Extended Bachelor's Programs include an additional year of study and allow Indigenous students to undertake studies in an academically and culturally supported environment.
All students commencing in one of the Extended Bachelor's Programs in 2023 will be automatically awarded the Extended Bachelor Program Scholarship worth up to $20,000 per year.
As part of the program, you will have access to tailored academic support and tutors, mentors through our Mentoring our Brothers and Sisters (MOBS) program, with a wide range of courses and residential scholarships available.
Learn more about the Extended Bachelor's Programs: