ATTENTION – aspiring tertiary students in Queensland. You have only 48 hours left to submit a QTAC application and finalize your preferences for the January offer round.

Anyone who is an aspiring tertiary student in 2014 has only 48 hours left to finalist their Queensland Tertiary Admission Centre (QTAC) preferences for the major offer round this month.

Make sure you submission is completed and your preferences are in order before time is up! All current school leavers and QTAC applicants have until midnight this Wednesday to change their preferences and make sure they are eligible for the major offer round for Semester One in 2014.

The offer round is due to be released on Thursday 16 January at 9 am.

Acting Minister for Education, Training and Employment John McVeigh said QTAC processed applications for the majority of undergraduate courses at Queensland universities, for diploma, advanced diploma and associate degree courses at TAFE Queensland institutes and other education providers.

“According to QTAC, more than 7000 offers were made in the 12 December offer round, including creative and performing arts courses and some Graduate Diploma and nursing programs,” he said.

Majority of ofeers are made in January with more than 30,000 offers expected to be made next Thursday.

Dr McVeigh reminded students that your OP isn’t everything.

“There are a range of study options and pathways available such as dual award programs, credit transfer and upgrading your QTAC selection rank through tertiary study,” he said.

If you are yet to start your application you better get in quick so you have time to way up your preferences.

QTAC preferences can be changed using the Current Applicant online service on QTAC’s website

For further information and advice, contact QTAC on telephone 1300 GO QTAC (1300 467 822).