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    Is there absolutely no way to get into a course after not getting an offer?

    So we all know unis only want our money.

    I'm one point below the course cutoff. I have gotten offers to usyd, uts and mq but not unsw. There are apparently no vacancies left for my course at unsw.

    I wasn't eligible for bonus points but I reckon if I had the forsight to apply for the faculty of engineering thing where you can get in with a slightly lower atar i would've gotten in. Is it literally impossible to get in contact with someone at the university and inquire? Someone mentioned to me that my experiences etc. are really good and that I should call up and even though they were just saying that, it made me think of the possibility.

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    Re: Is there absolutely no way to get into a course after not getting an offer?

    You can try and ring but I reckon it'd probably be in vain. You can always try for another course at UNSW in Round 2 with a lower ATAR (or just stick with another uni) and do a transfer?
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    Re: Is there absolutely no way to get into a course after not getting an offer?

    You could try transferring next year, that is a valid and realistic way

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    Re: Is there absolutely no way to get into a course after not getting an offer?

    If they just let anyone in, what's the point of your ATAR and cutoffs?

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    Re: Is there absolutely no way to get into a course after not getting an offer?

    You can try but I'd recommend not wasting your time.
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    Re: Is there absolutely no way to get into a course after not getting an offer?

    Quote Originally Posted by Account2017 View Post
    Is it literally impossible to get in contact with someone at the university and inquire?
    Imagine you could contact them, what will you say?
    1: I don't have the cutoff
    2: I know you have no vacancies
    3: I didn't apply for your special access scheme by the due date
    4: My mate was probably not being serious, but reckons I would be great in this course

    What do you think the answer will be?

    Uni is often the first time you experience the adult consequences of actions or inactions.

    As another poster has said, good marks in Uni this year might make you competitive for an offer next year.
    Last edited by engineering; 2 Feb 2017 at 8:17 AM.

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