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Where do I start?

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So you’re thinking about studying, but don’t know where to start? If you’re just beginning your search then the whole process might seem overwhelming — after all, you are just at the very start of a long journey. Research, decision-making, applying and preparing for study are all ahead of you, and the finish line (graduation) might seem like a long way off.

Rest assured that no matter what your circumstance, the right course and institution is out there waiting. And The Good Universities Guide is here to help you find it. Here we answer all your questions and show you how to navigate around this website. All you need to do is tell us a little bit about yourself.

I am...

...at school

...finishing school

...returning to study as an undergraduate

...returning to study as a postgraduate

...a parent

...a career adviser

Thinking about your options

With such a wide variety of courses on offer in Australia, deciding what to study can be overwhelming. We offer some tips to help you get started.