Course application form

Please complete the form below if you are interested in studying one of our courses at the Institute of Koorie Education and would like an interview.

Required fields are marked with an asterisk (*).

Application procedures

Applicants for study through the Institute must:

  • complete this Institute of Koorie Education Application Form;
  • forward an endorsed Proof of Aboriginality (signed by local Aboriginal Community Organisation).

An interview will be arranged once the complete application has been submitted.

  • The information supplied on the application form is used to process your application at the
    Institute of Koorie Education, Deakin University.
  • This information is not disclosed to a third party except where the Insitute of Koorie Education is under
    State and Commonwealth reporting requirements to adhere to current funding contracts.
  • The information collected is stored securely at the Institue of Koorie Education, Deakin University.
    Applications that are not completed or processed are destroyed.

Declaration statement - please read carefully

I declare that:-

  •  I am of Australian Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander Descent; and
  • I identify as an Australian Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander; and
  • I am accepted as such by the community in which I live or have lived; and
  • the information given by me or on my behalf on this form is correct and complete.

I agree that I will be required to forward an endorsed Proof of Aboriginality (signed by local Aboriginal Community Organisation), to the Institute of Koorie Education in the event of being successful in obtaining an interview.

Deakin University student privacy statement 

Application form

I have read and accept the declaration statement above *
Personal details
Date of birth
Gender *
Home address
Postal address (if different from above)
Contact details
Are you currently employed?
Have you applied through VTAC?
How did you find out about the institute? *
Which courses are you interested in? (Please select at least one)
Undergraduate, Postgraduate and Research Studies *
Course Second Preference
Are you interested in full-time or part-time mode of study? *
Further Questions and Writing Task
Please give a brief summary of how you will manage your time around work and family commitments to attend study intensive blocks.
Please give a summary of yourself and why you want to undertake your chosen degree. You may wish to include your involvement with your local Aboriginal community and explain how your studies will benefit your local community. This statement/writing task should demonstrate your motivation and commitment to higher education study. (Max 500 words)
When are you available for a possible interview? (May-June for Mid-Year Intake.)


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