Live Updates: COVID-19 and Medical School Admissions in Australia and New Zealand

UCAT Information


The impact of the COVID-19 pandemic is being felt for medical school admissions in Australia and New Zealand. Here, we provide you with a compilation of official updates relevant to medical school admissions in Australia and New Zealand to make sure you are all up-to-date. Since the situation can change rapidly any time, we are monitoring various information sources closely to update this page. So stay healthy, check this post regularly and continue with your academic studies and preparation for admission tests.

Last updated Friday 16th April 2021 5.30 PM AEST

Updates on the UCAT ANZ

UCAT ANZ 2021 dates have been announced.

On 1st February 2021, applications for the concession scheme and access arrangements have opened.

UCAT ANZ 2021 booking opened on Tuesday 2nd March 2021, after Pearson Vue have resolved a technical issue.

The onscreen scratch pad tool will not be made available for 2021.

Updates on the GAMSAT

Read the GAMSAT 2021 information booklet here.

Updates on medical school admissions process in Australia and New Zealand

It is not confirmed at this stage how medical and dental interviews will be held in 2021 (online or face to face).

Read our blog article for tips on preparing and sitting online interviews.

Updates on high school examinations in Australia and New Zealand

Please refer to the following links for latest information or timetable relating to high school examinations in Australia and New Zealand:

Updates on the ISAT

2021 ISAT registrations are open.

Please bookmark this page and keep checking back here for regular updates.

Be well,


Studying for the UCAT UK instead? Here is the link to the UK Live Update page.

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