Do you want to go to University?

Applications for uni 2 beyond in 2022 are open!

 

What is uni 2 beyond?

uni 2 beyond supports people with an intellectual disability to study courses for interest and take part in university life.

You can study some subjects at the university without enrolling in a degree.

You can study these subjects because you are interested in them. This is called “auditing”.

What does uni 2 beyond offer?

uni 2 beyond students:

 

Attend lectures and tutorials
Work on individual projects
Receive support from a mentor
Make friends and socialise
Join clubs and societies
Access careers support
Set personal goals
Explore campus
Become more independent

 

Where is the University of Sydney?

The university has many different locations called campuses.

The main campus is in Darlington/Camperdown.

This is near:

  • Redfern Train Station
  • Newtown
  • Glebe

Most faculties are located on the main campus.

 

We are looking for someone who:​​

Show interest in available subjects
Commit to university
Make time for uni 2 beyond (for example, classes and social activies)
Are keen to learn and try new things
Can travel to university (with support if needed)
Have prior learning or work experience
Who can work with us to find the right balance of support

 

Application Process

The application process for uni 2 beyond 2022-2023 opens in July 2021.​​

If you are interesting in doing uni 2 beyond, email cds@cds.org.au or ring 9036 3600 and ask to be added to the uni 2 beyond mailing list.
d June 2021: People on the mailing list will be invited to the uni 2 beyond Open Day.

7 July 2021: uni 2 beyond Open Day/Information Session.

Click here to register your place

July2021:

If you liked the Open Day, you can put in an application form to be part of uni 2 beyond.

Some people will invited to come in for an interview.

You will find out whether you got into uni 2 beyond at the end of October 2021.

February 2022:

Attend orientation day to learn more about how to be a uni 2 beyond student.

 

Who can help me apply for uni 2 beyond?

The people who support you

The Translating and Interpreting Service

(if you speak a language other than English)

  • Call 131 450

The National Relay Service

(if you are hearing or speech impaired)

  • Go to http://relayservice.gov.au/

 

What happens if I don’t get in?

The uni 2 beyond team will tell you about programs that might be a better fit for you.

This may include programs that focus on education, job readiness or socialising.

 

What happens if I start uni 2 beyond, but it’s not right for me?

You will sign a service agreement when you start at uni 2 beyond.

The service agreement says that there needs to be 1 months’ notice to end the agreement.

We can end the agreement sooner if there is an emergency.

If you decide to leave uni 2 beyond, we will also help you find some programs that are a better fit for you.

 

How will uni 2 beyond help me reach my goals

The uni 2 beyond team work with lots of people to help students achieve their goals:

We meet once every semester to discuss your goals
We think of creative ways we can help you achieve these goals

One big way we help you achieve you goals is by finding other uni students to be mentors.

Mentors help you in class and help you make new friends

 

Questions?

Speak to a uni 2 beyond staff member: 02 9036 3600 or email cds@cds.org.au

 

Application Forms and Checklists

uni 2 beyond Application Checklist Word Version – click here

uni 2 beyond Application Checklist PDF Version – click here

uni 2 beyond Student Application Form A Word Version – click here

uni 2 beyond Student Application Form A PDF Version – click here

uni 2 beyond Application Form B Word Version – click here

uni 2 beyond Application Form B PDF Version – click here