Headstart Program (Year 11 and 12 students)

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Headstart Program (Year 11 and 12 students)


What is Headstart?

Headstart is a transition program for Year 11 and 12 students to study USC courses while still completing high school.

Get a taste of university life and prepare for future study while working towards a USC degree, expanding your knowledge, and interacting with university staff and students.

The Benefits

  • Gain credit towards a USC degree.
  • Prepare for university.
  • Save money.
  • Broaden your education.
  • Enhance your school performance.
  • Gain QCE points.
  • Headstart doesn't affect your OP.
  • Gain guaranteed entry into USC.

    When you successfully complete two courses within the Headstart program you are guaranteed a entry to most programs at USC.^

    You could also be made an early and guaranteed offer into a USC program through the Early Offer Guarantee.#

    ^ You may also be required to meet additional entry requirements for programs with high entry cut-offs and/or prerequisites. Students are expected to successfully complete Year 12.
    # You must be attending a School that has registered to participate in the Early Offer Guarantee scheme.

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