Indigenous Access Program
Are you a school leaver or mature-aged Indigenous Australian but unsure you meet the entry requirements to attend university? If you answered yes, the Indigenous Access Program is for you! The Indigenous Access Program is a five-day entry program which helps you assess your skills and suitability to study at CSU.
IAP participants who went on to become CSU students had a higher progress rate (75%) than non-IAP Indigenous students (68%)
How this course can help
During the course, you'll be able to:
- Undertake a range of assessments to determine your suitability for your chosen course
- Create a personalised pathway plan for your academic future
- Access course advice from staff
- Gain career guidance and support
- Meet students
- Build confidence in preparing for university
Successful completion of this program will provide you with a guaranteed entry in a range of CSU Bachelor courses.
Who can participate?
Any Australian Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander person wanting to gain entry into CSU can apply. School leavers must be completing Year 12 before they intend to start university.
Where and when
The next Indigenous Access Program is coming soon.
To register your interest, please email your name and contact details to firstname.lastname@example.org
Travel and accommodation will be provided and there are no associated costs for eligible participants in NSW.
Phone: 6933 4020
"I’ve discovered that there is so much support in this program and it has opened up my eyes and made me realise I can do something that I didn’t think I could do." – Maddison Buckland, Wiradjuri, 2018 IAP participant
“The Indigenous Access Program is an amazing program and is certainly worth attending. It’s been an amazing week filled with challenges, rewards and new friends. The educators are extremely friendly and approachable. I would highly recommend giving the program a chance if your chosen subject isn’t available to you.” – Daniel Hill, Dunghutti, 2018 IAP participant
“The IAP has really opened my eyes and allowed me to believe in myself and that uni is not out of reach. I was amazed by the amount of support and guidance this program offered and would definitely recommend this to all Indigenous people interested in attending university.” – Emily James, Wiradjuri, 2018 IAP participant
“IAP was a great program that allows you to meet amazing people. It also gave me the ability to pursue my dream of acting as a profession” – Paul Mongta-Cruse, 2018 IAP participant