Applying as an Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander student

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander applicants have the opportunity to apply for the Joint Medical Program through the Miroma Bunbilla Pre-Entry pathway. Applicants are required to submit the completed Miroma Bunbilla Program application form by 31 October 2021. You will be required to nominate your preferred enrolment location, The University of Newcastle (Callaghan or Gosford), or, the University of New England (Armidale). Please refer to the Miroma Bunbilla Program page for further information.

1. Meet the minimum academic requirements

Your academic eligibility is determined by the Joint Medical Program and is based on your year 12 results, partial completion or completion of studies at a university, or completion of an approved Tertiary Enabling Program (Yapug Program at The University of Newcastle or TRACKS program at University of New England).

2. Submit an application to the Universities Admission Centre (UAC)

Your application must be submitted by 30 September 2021 and include the Bachelor of Medical Science / Doctor of Medicine Joint Medical Program (CSP – 785000) as a preference. Visit UAC's website for further detail.

3. Submit the Miroma Bunbilla Program application form to the University of Newcastle

Applicants are required to complete and submit their Miroma Bunbilla Program application form by 31 October 2021. The Miroma Bunbilla Program is a compulsory 5 day JMP pre-entry pathway held from 29 November to 3 December 2021. If you are currently studying and/or meet the academic requirements you may be eligible to participate in the Miroma Bunbilla Program. Should you miss any scheduled activity you will not qualify to be considered for entry to the JMP through this pathway. For further information please refer to the Miroma Bunbilla Program page.

The University of Newcastle acknowledges the traditional custodians of the lands within our footprint areas: Awabakal, Darkinjung, Biripai, Worimi, Wonnarua, and Eora Nations. We also pay respect to the wisdom of our Elders past and present.