Publications

VTAC provides the following publications for download:

These publications are provided free-of-charge on VTAC's website.

If you have trouble opening or viewing files, see troubleshooting.

VTAC Gazette

The VTAC Gazette is a monthly digest of policy updates and changes to courses that have occurred since the publication of the VTAC Guide. Each edition contains any relevant policy changes that have occurred at VTAC and list any new courses that have been added to CourseSearch, as well as cancelled course codes, campus changes and other course amendments. A consolidated edition listing all of the changes recorded for the year will be published in December.

VTAC Gazette February 2015

VTAC Gazette December 2014

VTAC Gazette October 2014

VTAC Gazette September 2014

VTAC Gazette August 2014

VTAC Gazette July 2014

VTAC Gazette archive
 

Publications for Year 12 students

VTAC eGuide 2016VTAC eGuide

The VTAC eGuide is VTAC's major publication. It contains courses offered by institutions that participate in the VTAC system, information about these institutions, and general information about application procedures.

Get it on Google Play

 

VTAC eGuide Sample

Download a sample of the VTAC eGuide 2016. The sample includes information about entrance requirements, tips on how to apply for courses, SEAS and scholarships, booking admissions tests and getting results and offers

For courses and institutional contacts, policies and services, purchase the VTAC eGuide by clicking on the Google Play button above.

 

ABC of ApplyingABC of Applying

A companion to the Guide, ABC of Applying summarises (for parents of VCE students) all the vital information needed for the application process without all the course and institutional information contained in the Guide. All Victorian schools are sent one copy per Year 12 student.

ABC of Applying (PDF)

 

Publications for Year 10 and 11 students

VICTER 2018Victorian Tertiary Entrance Requirements (VICTER)

In VICTER, institutions outline the VCE study requirements needed for entry into their courses in two years time. This advance information is vital for Year 10 students planning a VCE curriculum and a future tertiary direction.

For entry into courses in 2018:
VICTER 2018 (PDF)

For entry into courses in 2017:
VICTER 2017 (PDF)

 

ChoiceCHOICE: VCE Studies and the ATAR

A companion booklet to VICTER, provides a snapshot of the tertiary system for year 10 students, explains the terms they need to be familiar with and debunks some of the myths commonly associated with choosing subjects by using real life examples.

All Victorian schools are sent a number of reference copies based on the number of Year 10 students enrolled.

This year's publication has been available since July.

CHOICE (PDF)

 

VTAC Bulletin

The VTAC Bulletin is published once a year when main round applications are opened, and contains information about VTAC's application processes, useful publications and important news about the upcoming application and offer round.

2014 VTAC Bulletin

Prior to 2014 the VTAC Bulletin was published monthly and contained course and policy updates. This information is now published in the VTAC Gazette. Visit the VTAC Bulletin archive for issues up to 2013.

Fact Sheets

Copyright

Copyright in all publications remains with VTAC.

Troubleshooting

If you are experiencing problems viewing these PDFs, it is most likely due to your web browser trying to display the file before it has completely downloaded. You can overcome this problem by:

Method 1

  1. Right clicking the file, and selecting 'Save target as...'. Save the file to your desktop.
  2. Start Adobe Reader (Start -> Programs -> Adobe Reader)
  3. Open the file (File -> Open)

Method 2

  1. Start Adobe Reader (Start -> Programs -> Adobe Reader)
  2. Open the preferences dialogue box (Edit -> Preferences)
  3. Select 'Internet' under Categories
  4. Uncheck the 'Display PDF in browser' option (you will need to restart your computer)
  5. When you click on a link it will ask you to save the file. Click 'yes'. When the download is complete you can click 'Open' to view the file.