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Australian Defence Force Academy

How to Apply

To be selected for ADFA, you will need to submit two applications - one to join the Australian Defence Force, and one to attend the University of New South Wales. To successfully complete the selection process you will need to satisfy a number of military and academic requirements.

Australian Defence Force

Find out more about the military requirements for entry at Defence Jobs - ADFA Entry Requirements.

For more detailed information on the application process and preparing for your interview visit the Recruitment Centre.

For information on how to join the Australian Defence Force and on career options through the Navy, Army and Air Force, visit Defence Jobs.

University of New South Wales

All applicants for undergraduate programs at ADFA must also apply to the Universities Admissions Centre (NSW and ACT) for entry to the University of New South Wales.

The admission requirements of the University College, University of New South Wales, are clearly outlined in the Australian Defence Force Academy Study at ADFA.

For information on how to attend the University of New South Wales at ADFA, visit the UNSW@ADFA homepage.

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