Help Videos

A message for Year 12 students
This is an unusual year. TISC's Executive Officer, Wayne Betts, explains how TISC is working with universities, SCSA and other bodies to make sure your transition to university study is going to be OK.

The ATAR (2020)
What is the ATAR? What does it mean? What impact will COVID-19 have on it this year? Here's some information and advice you might find helpful.

Calculating the ATAR
How does TISC calculate the ATAR? What happens to the calculation as a result of the coronavirus pandemic?

Entry Requirements - ATAR students
An overview of the basics you need for entry to degree studies as an ATAR student.

Entry Requirements - Year 12 VET students
For those of you doing vocation study (eg Certificate IV) in year 12, here's a brief look at the requirements you need to meet to gain entry to uni degrees.

Entry Requirements - IB students
If you're doing the International Baccalaureate Diploma, here's a summary of the entry requirements you need to satisfy to enter degree courses at TISC's member universities.

Marks Adjustment Processes - Overview
If you're puzzled by what happens to transform your exam and school marks into scaled scores, this will give a quick over of the processes involved and why they are done.

Marks Adjustment Processes - Moderation
This is a more detailed explanation of the statistical moderation process, one of the three mark adjustment processes that transform your exam and school marks into scaled scores.

Marks Adjustment Processes - Standardisation
Looking in more detail at another of the marks adjustment processes. this will explain why and how we standardise combined marks.

Marks Adjustment Processes - Scaling
Scaling - the process that everyone loves to hate. Why do we do it? And how is it worked out? This will give you more in-depth information on the scaling process and why it's necessary.

Early Offers
You might have heard about universities providing early offers to Year 12 students. Here's some advice on your options, whether or not you get an early offer.