It’s an exciting time for Year 12 students with VTAC applications opening on Monday 6 August.


Students who are applying for post-secondary education at University or TAFE in 2019 will need to create an account by going to They can then select up to 8 course preferences and will be able to pay the administration fee online ($36).


Students are reminded to apply by September 27 (5pm) to avoid late fees ($105 for late applications and $137 for very late applications).


Once students have applied, they have the option of changing their course preferences until December 19 (12 noon).


The Special Entry Access Scheme (SEAS) closes on October 12 at 5 pm and Scholarships close on October 12 at 5 pm.


Some courses with entrance tests, folios or interviews may close early and it is ultimately the applicant's responsibility to check all submission and application dates listed on VTAC.

Deakin Accelerate (VCE Extension Program)

Deakin Accelerate is a rewarding VCE extension studies program, where students will complete two first-year university units alongside their Year 12 studies, either on campus or online.

Students in the program get the same benefits of a fifth or sixth subject contributing to their ATAR, plus they’ll gain university credit and reduce the cost of their future degree.


There are a variety of subjects students can complete, these include:

  • Accounting
  • Criminology
  • Disability, Diversity and Inclusion
  • Economics
  • Health Practice and Research
  • Journalism
  • Law
  • Management
  • Marketing
  • Psychological Science
  • Robotics and Data Science
  • Sport Management (New in 2019)

Information Evening  details:

Register to attend one of our Information Evenings to find out more about the Deakin Accelerate program.


Melbourne Burwood Campus

Thursday 6 September

6.00 – 7.30 pm


Geelong Waurn Ponds Campus

Thursday 13 September

6.00 - 7.30 pm


Warrnambool Campus

Tuesday 18 September

6.00 – 7.30 pm



LHS NEW Careers Website


We are proud to launch the NEW Lilydale High School Careers Website available on the school website:



The site contains a large amount of information and should be your first stop when you are looking for information on anything job, careers, university and TAFE related (and there is so much more).


The site has a specific area where students can log into and complete skills and interest tests, create resumes and cover letters.


Tim Kogelman and Craig Harris

Career Practitioners