Special Tertiary Admissions Test (STAT) Workshops

Not sure about sitting the STAT? Why not try a preparation workshop. Are you sitting the Multiple Choice or Written English STAT?

If you are a bit nervous, have not sat an exam in a while or are looking for some assistance, you may want to consider attending a STAT preparation workshop.

VTAC will be holding a full day Multiple Choice workshop and a half day Written English workshop.

The workshop convener is Dianne Read, an exceptional educator with a wealth of experience in adult education and has helped many people prepare for the STAT. At the workshop:

  Develop test-taking strategies so you walk into the STAT ready to complete 70 questions in 2 hours.
  Avoid the common traps and mistakes that unprepared applicants make.
●  Discover how to create the right psychological mindset
  Learn specific problem-solving strategies for the Quantitative and Verbal questions
  Practice and review Quantitative questions with science and maths contexts
  Practice and review Verbal questions with language and visual contexts
  Understand what the STAT is and how the test is used for admission purposes
  Pull it all together and apply what you’ve learnt in a short practice-test
  Take home a pool of questions to continue your preparation

Multiple Choice STAT workshop
Saturday 16 May 2015, 9:00am – 5:00pm
Morning tea, lunch and afternoon tea will be provided.

Written English STAT Workshop
Sunday 17 May 2015, 9:30am – 1:00pm
Morning tea will be provided.

Victorian Tertiary Admissions Centre (VTAC), 40 Park Street, South Melbourne, 3205

Full-day Multiple Choice workshop: $145 (incl. GST).
Half-day Written English workshop: $75 (incl. GST)

Tests and workshops bookings are through your user account. First register for a user account and then login to book a session.

There are free practice questions available in the STAT Candidate Information Booklet, and ACER have further questions for purchase from their website.

If you haven’t yet booked your STAT or ALSET, scheduled sitting dates and times can be found on the VTAC website. There are regional and metro sittings for Mid-Year applications. See When and Where STAT and When and Where ALSET.

2 replies

  1. I am a Year 12 applicant for 2016…. My selected course says, “Selection requirements: STAT (Some)”… Does that mean even I need to sit a STAT Exam to be considered for next year or not. Please let me know asap.

    • If you’re currently studying Year 12, you are not required to sit the STAT. The STAT is only a selection requirement for some applicants – usually adults returning to study.

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