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USQ Early Offer

The USQ Early Offer allows eligible Year 12 students who place USQ #1 on their QTAC application, to receive an early offer at the University of Southern Queensland. Students can receive an early offer in one of two ways - via recommendation from a Principal or Principal's delegate or successful completion of a USQ Head Start course.

Recognising your strengths

We recognise your potential based on your motivation, skills, passion and already demonstrated commitment to furthering your Education.

Conditional offer

Relieve stress leading into end of year exams and start planning your 2022 now! Receive a conditional offer as early as 6 August 2021.

Accommodation scholarship

Receive one-month free accommodation at the USQ Toowoomba Residential Colleges. Conditions apply**

** If you are eligible and receive a USQ Early Offer, you can then apply for USQ Residential Colleges via our online portal. During the application process for Semester 1, 2022, please select the USQ Early Offer checkbox and upload a copy of your offer letter. The one-month free accommodation is for the first 28 nights of Semester 1, 2022, with check in on Saturday 12 February 2022 for new students. This offer covers accommodation only, with the option to purchase meals additionally. Students must apply for Semester 1, 2022, and stay for the entire length of the contract to be eligible for the one-month free accommodation. Students can apply for any accommodation type (including private ensuite, shared ensuite and shared bathroom), with accommodation offers sent on the order they are received. The value of the one-month accommodation is subject to the accommodation type accepted. Further information about our accommodation options is available.

Are you a Year 12 student ready to apply for a USQ Early Offer?

How to apply
  1. Choose from one of our programs from our Undergraduate Guide 2022 and submit a QTAC Application.
  2. If you are applying to study an Education program you must complete the non-academic requirements for teacher education statement – more information will be sent to you from QTAC after you have submitted your application. If you are applying to study Nursing, you will be required to complete an English language declaration sent to you by QTAC after submitting your application. 
  3. If you are applying to study some Creative Arts courses you must complete an audition.
  4. Complete the Early Offer Application Form and meet with your nominated school representative to discuss your recommendation/application, chosen program and any necessary pathway options.
  5. If you have completed a USQ Head Start course, you do not require your Principal’s recommendation.
  6. Applications must be submitted by the Principal or Principal's delegate, on behalf of you, along with your application form, recommendation and your Year 11 report card to earlyoffer@usq.edu.au before 5 November 2021
  7. You could receive an email outcome as early as 6 August 2021.

Other things you need to do:

  • Make sure you meet all your prerequisites for your program of choice
  • Put USQ as your first preference on your QTAC application
  • Accept your offer when you receive it in the QTAC offer round
  • Ensure your personal email is listed instead of your school email on the application form
Early Offer Application Form
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 August 3 2021 QTAC applications & USQ Early Offer applications open 
 August 6 2021 First Year 12 only offer round
 August 13 2021 Year 12 only offer round
 August 20 2021 Year 12 only offer round
 August 27 2021 Year 12 only offer round
 September 3 2021 Year 12 only offer round
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 September 24 2021         Year 12 only offer round
 October 1 2021 Year 12 only offer round
 October 15 2021 Year 12 only offer round
 October 22 2021 Year 12 only offer round
 November 5 2021 Applications for USQ Early Offer close
 November 19 2021 November Offer round
Offers will not be made during the Year 12 external examination period. All offers made before 22 October 2021 will be conditional on students completing Year 12 and meeting program pre requisites, so it’s important that students stay engaged and complete their exams. Late applications will not be accepted so ask your questions early.

Do you have questions?