ATAR delay offers a silver lining for stressed Canberra year 12 students ahead of university

Sarah Lansdown
By Sarah Lansdown
September 24 2021 - 7:30pm
Year 12 students Rohan Jones, 17, and Fynn Jammer, 18, have welcomed the emphasis on alternative entry to university, as opposed to relying only on the ATAR. Picture: Keegan Carroll

Universities have been forced to rethink their admission processes amid COVID lockdowns, but students have welcomed the emphasis on alternative entry pathways.

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Sarah Lansdown

Sarah Lansdown

Canberra Times education reporter

Sarah covers all stages of education in the capital, from early childhood to higher education. Previously she was a general news reporter at The Advocate in North West Tasmania. She was named Best New Journalist at the 2019 Tasmanian Media Awards for a series on paramedic shortages. Email: sarah.lansdown@canberratimes.com.au