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applications for 2014 have now closed.


LIVE IT! targets applications from male students in Year 9 who have an interest and potential (this may be unrealised) to complete years 11-12. Students may be experiencing a lack of exposure to higher education or face a variety of circumstances which could impact on their performance at school.

Specifically we are looking for students from low socio-economic backgrounds who may also:

  • be from remote and regional areas
  • have a disability
  • identify as Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander
  • be from a refugee or non-English speaking background
  • be experiencing exceptional circumstances.


Follow the steps below to complete your application.

  1. Obtain a copy of the application form from your school or download it now.
  2. Tell us why you want to be part of LIVE IT! in 2014
  3. Ask your parent or guardian to provide supporting comments and sign your application
  4. Meet with your Year Adviser, Welfare Teacher, Careers Adviser or Aboriginal Education Officer to discuss your application and ask them to make comments in support of your application
  5. Obtain your Principal's signature supporting and approving your application for LIVE IT!
  6. Post or email your application by 5pm, Friday 18 July, 2014


The Equity and Diversity Unit

MCG24 - McMullin Building

The University of Newcastle


NSW 2308


  • There is no cost to apply.
  • A completed application does not guarantee acceptance into LIVE IT!
  • Offers of a place will be made on the basis of information given on your application including equity information.
  • The decisions of the selection committee are final.
  • Students must be able to stay for the duration of LIVE IT!
  • Successful applicants will be notified in writing by Friday 22 August 2014 and will be required to pay $50 by Friday 12 September 2014 to confirm their attendance.