Year 10 SMART Program

The SMART selective program is designed for students who show interest and aptitude or potential in Science, Mathematics and Related Technologies and who are prepared and keen to develop effective and responsible learning skills in preparation for Years 11 and 12, post-secondary studies and other post-school options.

The enrolment intake for the program includes selected Year 10 students. These selected students will have the opportunity to optimise the benefits of attending Gungahlin College by participating in a comprehensive preparation program.

The SMART program ensures that students acquire skills in

It is expected that students will leverage off their opportunity to participate in the SMART program by continuing at the College in Years 11 and 12.

Integrated Curriculum


Applications for enrolment into the 2022 SMART program are open from Monday 12th July, 2021 . Please note there is only one application round.

Selection process

Gungahlin suburbs: Amaroo, Bonner, Casey, Crace, Forde, Franklin, Gungahlin, Hall, Harrison, Jacka, Mitchell, Moncrieff, Ngunnawal, Nicholls, Palmerston, Taylor and Throsby.

Dickson suburbs: Acton, Ainslie, Braddon, Campbell, Canberra, City, Dickson, Downer, Duntroon, Fairbairn, Hackett Lyneham - including Exhibition Park in Canberra, Majura, O'Connor, Pialligo, Reid, Russell, Turner, Watson.

Application process

  1. Applications will open on Monday 12th July, 2021. The SMART Application Form is available here.
  2. Complete the application form. Applications close at 5.00pm on Monday 30th August 2021.
  3. Make a payment of $60 for the Entry test. Payment details:

Gungahlin College

BSB: 032777

Account number: 001375

Reference: SMART (child’s name)

  1. The test will be held on Friday 10th September, 2021 at Gungahlin College from 8.30am - 10.30am.

Interviews for shortlisted applicants