STEP 1
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS
All applicants will need to submit:
  • Undergraduate Application Form
  • Personal Statement – Typed and approximately 300 words in length, the personal statement should outline why you would like to study at Notre Dame and what your motivations are for completing your chosen course.
  • Academic basis for entry
  • Certified copy of your proof of citizenship/residency
  • Optional: any other supporting documentation (including CV, references, etc.)

Following review by the Admissions Office, applicants who are tracking towards meeting admission requirements will be invited to an interview.

STEP 2
INTERVIEW

Interviews at Notre Dame give academic staff an opportunity to understand applicants' motivations for applying to university and what they hope to gain from studying their chosen course.

The interview is conducted by a member of academic staff in the relevant School, and usually lasts for about 30 minutes. Students are able to discuss their individual career aspirations and learn how the University can help them reach their goals.

Examples of questions that may be asked include:

  • Why are you interested in the course you are applying for?
  • Why do you wish to study at Notre Dame?
  • What are your career/academic goals?
  • How do you see yourself contributing to student life on Campus?
WHAT DO I NEED TO PROVIDE TO SUPPORT ACADEMIC BASIS OF ENTRY?
If you are currently in high school, you will need to include in your application:
  • Copies of final Year 11 and available Year 12 reports (only if submitting prior to receiving Year 12 results)
If you have already completed your HSC exams or other interstate Year 12 exams, please include certified copies* of the relevant document(s) below:
  • ATAR Advice Notice and HSC Record of Achievement, or;
  • International Baccalaureate(IB) results, or;
  • Other interstate Year 12 results
If you have undertaken any other higher education:
  • Certified copies of transcripts and/or certificate of completion of post-secondary study (including university, TAFE/RTO transcripts or STAT results (written English and multiple choice)
*A certified copy is a photocopy of an original document that has on it an endorsement from an authorised person who states that it is a true copy of the original document.

For any enquiries regarding applying to the University, please contact the Prospective Students Office on 02 8204 4404 or email sydney@nd.edu.au.