CATEGORY 4: Disability or medical condition
Category 4 applies to applicants who have experienced educational disadvantage as a result of a disability or medical condition.
Applicants need to indicate whether the circumstances are long term (in existence prior to 2013) or short term (existing only in 2014-2015).
Applicants requiring support or assistance with course selection requirements such as interviews, folio presentations or information sessions should refer to individual institutional pages for advice on who to contact.
To apply, you must understand the role that SEAS plays in selection and:
- Meet the eligibility requirements
- Prepare and submit an impact statement (*)
- Obtain and submit a statement of support (**).
Mid-year institutions that recognise Category 4: Disability or medical condition
|Australian Catholic University||La Trobe University||Melbourne Polytechnic|
|Australian Maritime College||Melbourne Institute of Technology||The University Of Melbourne|
The University of Melbourne: Current year 12 applicants who have experienced disability or a medical condition in Year 11 or 12 (only) will be considered under Year 11/12 Special Consideration. More information: www.access.unimelb.edu.au/yr12sc
Impact statement (*)
Applicants must submit a statement of up to 2000 characters (not words) describing their disability/medical condition and how these condition(s) have affected their education.
Statement of support (**)
Applicants who have experienced a medical condition, illness or disability, whether it is learning, physical, sensory or psychiatric in nature, must provide a statement of support that details the condition and duration from the treating health care professional involved in the care and/or maintenance of the condition, illness or disability
The health care professional should also include details about absences from learning and how the condition adversely affected academic performance.