What is educational disadvantage?

Generally, educational disadvantage is caused by circumstances beyond your control that have affected previously satisfactory academic results. Educational disadvantage can also impact access to, or participation in, education especially tertiary education.

Information about EAS (Educational Access Scheme) can be found by visiting the QTAC site, including how to apply and the categories of hardship for which you may apply.

Educational disadvantage does not apply to postgraduate programs.

For further information, please visit Student Equity Outreach.

There are support options for students who have experienced educational disadvantage. For further information, please visit Student Equity Outreach.

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