Last Year We Helped

3,652 students from 348 schools ACE the HSC

HSC In The Holidays is the only study system guaranteed to provide focused enrichment from experienced HSC teachers and markers to help you improve your HSC results and unlock the pathway to your dream career
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Most students don’t really understand how to achieve Band 6 results.

We have the expertise, experience and strategies to get you there!

Our Programs

Free HSC Resources

Get instant online access to hundreds of Band 6 resources in 18 different subjects.

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Premium HSC Resources

Over 4,500 online resources, including practice papers, study notes, sample exemplar essays, Guides from Senior Markers. Starting at just $19.95 per subject

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Focused HSC Workshops

Small, interactive classes proven to improve your final HSC mark. Held across five of our university partner campuses.

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Students who study with us

have an average improvement of 17% to their HSC results

Why this is the most successful program in NSW

  • We have the most qualified and experienced HSC Markers/Teachers in NSW
  • Since 2005, our programs have been proven to increase HSC results
  • Fully supported and endorsed by the major NSW universities
  • Over 14,000 students (from over 385 schools) have successfully participated in this program
  • 97.5% of past participants have recommended this to their friends
  • Fully supported and endorsed by the major NSW universities
  • All five campuses are safe and easily accessible via public transport

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What our students say about the program

We have helped 15,221 students achieve the result of their dreams!

Victoria Lombardo

Victoria | Marist Sisters College, Woolwich | 2015 ATAR: 90.10

"The program enabled me to enhance my studies by providing me with extra skills and resources that allowed me to have an deeper understanding of the concepts I was learning about. Through this, I was able to have an upper hand over my peers because they showed me the expected requirements and ways in which I needed to achieve a Band 6. The program is what obtained by result and I would strongly encourage students to participate in this program." ... ...
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Lucy | Kincoppal Rose Bay

"HSC in the Holidays was the best thing I did and helped me increase my marks dramatically. Thank you so much!" ... ...
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Luke | CBHS Lewisham | 2015 ATAR: 86.10

"Great! Both my courses with HSC in the Holidays got me a Band 6 and a high Band 5." ... ...

Oceane | Freshwater Senior Campus (Northern Beaches) | 2015 ATAR: 94.95

"I really enjoyed the program - the revision lectures were really engaging and covered the content in concise detail. I also found the printed revision guides extremely helpful throughout my studying process. As well as gaining more knowledge on each subject, I also greatly appreciated the useful study tips and tricks from the lecturers that school teachers hadn't told us. These revisions definitely helped me achieve the ATAR I got. Thank you." ... ...
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Ashleigh | Newtown High School of the Performing Arts | 2015 ATAR: 90.50

"The HSC in the Holidays lecture program enabled me to gain a greater insight into what is expected when answering specific styles of questions in the HSC, and the ways in which we can apply our knowledge to the exam question. Attending the lectures provided me with greater access to additional resources and information from HSC markers and teachers, including booklets with practice questions that had not previously been asked in the HSC. This, I feel gave me an extra ... ...
Harriet Burke

Harriet | Mt St Benedict’s College | 2015 ATAR: 88.85

"I found HSC in the Holidays to be incredibly helpful in boosting my potential throughout the HSC. They assisted in clarifying information which I may have been unsure of and provided additional material to set me apart in my exams, ultimately improving my marks and ability to express myself in the HSC! I would highly recommend this program to all HSC students looking to achieve their full potential or looking for some extra clarification before their exams." ... ...


UTS Broadway

Held in the UTS Tower Building, it is located on Broadway in Sydney city and is a 5 minute walk from Central Station. This campus is most convenient for students who have access to a train station or who live in areas close to Central Sydney

Macquarie University

For students living in the North or Western parts of Sydney, Macquarie University campus is a perfect location. This campus can be accessed directly through trains, buses or an abundance of on-site parking. The greens of the University provide a peaceful and relaxing atmosphere for all students.

UOW Wollongong

This is UOW’s main campus. where students can choose from over 470 degrees. There’s a free shuttle bus to the campus every 20 minutes from the North ‘Gong train station, which is only a 20 minute walk to campus. Plus there’s plenty of parking

UOW Southern Sydney

This UOW campus is located at 1 Pitt Street Loftus (next door to TAFE ) in the Sutherland Shire, providing Shire students with a world-class university – right on their doorstep. There’s plenty of parking, and Loftus train station is short 7 minute walk.

University of Newcastle

For students in the Newcastle/Hunter/Mid-North Coast region, the University of Newcastle (Callaghan Campus) is located at University Drive. Easy transport options include Train, bus and car. Find out the best way to get to UON by clicking here

From The Blog:

Study Techniques for different Learning Styles

Learning effectively is one of the essential skills you’ll need for the HSC. There’s so much content and so little time and it’s easy to get overwhelmed with everything you need to learn. And not everyone studies the same, some people learn best through recording their notes out loud, some people through drawing mind maps and some through plain old subject outlines. That’s why researchers have split learners into three main categories; auditory, visual and kinaesthetic. Auditory learners make up about 34% of the population and are those who study best through the use of sound and listening. To effectively and efficiently learn as an auditory learner, you can Record notes and listen to them (a great thing to do on the way to or back from school) Repeat material out loud and changing them into your own words Discuss…

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