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Deakin continues to strengthen our commitment to providing access to higher education through the launch of the Deakin Bonus Point Scheme.
The Deakin Bonus Point Scheme is an equity program intended to support students who do not have access to resources, opportunity and support networks available to other students.
Through the bonus scheme, you may be awarded up to 10 bonus points towards your ATAR aggregate* score based on:
Applicants must also meet the below eligibility criteria:
This criteria has been developed in line with rural and regional and low socio-economic status postcodes as defined by the government as well as Deakin University school partnership programs.
You can check whether you are eligible for the Deakin Bonus Point Scheme using either the postcode or secondary school search tools.
* ATAR aggregate
An ATAR aggregate is the total produced by adding the primary four studies that are counted first in the calculation of the ATAR plus 10% of any fifth and/or sixth permissible ATAR subject score that is available.