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.


    • Applications will open on Monday 12th July, 2021. The SMART Application Form is available here.
    • Complete the application form. Applications close at 5.00pm on Friday 17th September 2021.
    • The test will be held on Friday 8th October, 2021 at Gungahlin College from 8.30am - 10.30am.
    • Make a payment of $60 for the Entry test. Payment details:

      Gungahlin College
      BSB: 032777
      Account number: 001375
      Reference: SMART (child’s name)

    Interviews for shortlisted applicants:
    All applicants will be notified of the outcome of their application, however, only shortlisted applicants will be invited for an interview at the college during the week of Monday 11th October to Friday 15th October, 2021.