HSC True Reward Early Offer Program

At Western we recognise that you are much more than your scaled ATAR score.

True Reward offers year 12 students a unique opportunity to receive a one-off offer during their HSC year. Our program can provide you with an early offer into a university degree based on HSC subject band results.

Western has researched HSC subject results from past students who did well in their degree, linking HSC subject band outcomes to success in university courses.

True Reward focuses on the scores that reflect your strongest skills and lead you to excel at university.

Hear from Ellie, Angela and Griffin who applied for True Reward last year.

How to Apply

By applying as a year 12 HSC student, your portal application automatically registers you for the True Reward program. Portal applications are easy and free of charge. 

Key Dates

  • Applications for 2020 close on Friday 13th December 2019 at 11:59pm
  • Offers to successful applicants are released on Tuesday 17th December 2019
  • Offers expire at 5pm on Tuesday 24th December 2019

"HSC True Reward gave me an advantage by boosting my application as it included all my subject results as opposed to my ATAR rank."

— Angela Priftis. Bachelor of Nursing (Advanced).

Courses Excluded from True Reward

The following courses are excluded from the True Reward program due to additional selection criteria and capped placements. 

- Bachelor of Music (Dean’s Scholar);
- Bachelor of Music;
- Bachelor of Creative Industries (Music);
- Bachelor of Music/Bachelor of Creative Industries
- Bachelor of Architectural Design
- Bachelor of Health Science (Paramedicine)
- Bachelor of Physiotherapy
- Bachelor of Podiatric Medicine
- Bachelor of Speech Pathology
- Bachelor of Laws (Graduate Entry)
- Bachelor of Laws (Non-Graduate Entry)
- Doctor of Medicine
- Bachelor of Midwifery
- Bachelor of Nursing (Enrolled Nurse pathway)
- Bachelor of Arts (Pathway to Teaching Birth-5/Birth-12) Diploma pathway
- Bachelor of Education (Primary) ATSIE
- Bachelor of Community and Social Development
- Associate Degree in Engineering
- Bachelor of Occupational Therapy

Hear how Heather's daughter, Ellie secured an early offer to Western with HSC True Reward.

"I was aware of the program before I finished the HSC so it allowed me to focus on the units relevant to my area of interest."

— Alex Graffeo. Bachelor of Business (Property).

We prepare you for life after uni

Nine out of 10 employers say great things about our graduates, including that they’re more adaptable, employable, and have better technical skills*

Western is a student focussed university. We pride ourselves on supporting students to fulfil their dreams and understand the needs of students to be prepared for tomorrow’s workplace. 

To meet the needs of tomorrow’s workplace, you need access to a new kind of campus. The campus of the future. Western has you covered.

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All our campuses are close to public transport and parking. They’re equipped with stand-out education and technology facilities. And you’re never far from green spaces, quiet study areas and, of course, some of Sydney’s best food and coffee.