Get ready for uni - for students with disability who are planning for university

Welcome to 'Get ready for uni'

Making the move from school to university is a big change for anyone. For students with disability the change is even bigger. So how do you succeed? Prepare early, base your decisions on good information, and plan ahead for any disability supports you may need.

This information kit is a 'kick start' for high school students with disability thinking about going to uni. Below are five sections to help you prepare for uni, with tips, hints and links.

Finding a career direction

Before making any decisions about uni, you will need to think about which career you would like to pursue.


Preparing for uni

Check that you have the skills to succeed at uni and start planning practical things like transport, accommodation and community services. Also find info on uni costs, financial assistance and scholarships.

What and where to study

It's time to think about which campus and course you would like to attend.

Getting into a uni course

Did you know that there are a variety of ways to get from school to uni? These 'entry pathways' can help get you into a uni course.

Your disability at uni

Investigating disability support at uni should be the final step in making decisions about your uni options, not the first!




These FAQ's provide answers to frequently asked questions. If you have a question that isn't covered here, or would like more information feel free to contact us.