HSC results set to be revealed today
UPDATE 9.43am: MINISTER for Education, Adrian Piccoli, has wished almost 70,000 NSW students the very best as they receive their HSC results.
Students across the State will have access to their HSC results online or via SMS from 6am today.
"Today is an exciting and nerve-wracking day for HSC students who have many opportunities ahead of them," Mr Piccoli said.
"I wish them all the very best for their next step, whether it's a gap year, employment, university or TAFE.
"The HSC is internationally recognised and provides students with the academic foundation for success after school."
For many students, their HSC results lead straight into further study based on their ATAR ranking, which is released tomorrow.
"To those students who have met or exceeded their own expectations, congratulations," Mr Piccoli said.
"But if your results aren't what you were hoping for there are plenty of alternative pathways. The HSC is not the be all and end all and there are plenty of options to pursue your chosen career."
Eligible students can download their HSC certificate and other credentials from December 30.
The official HSC certificates are due to arrive by post from January 20.
The Board of Studies, Teaching and Educational Standards HSC Inquiry Centre 1300 138 323 will be open from 8am today for students with questions about their results.
INITIAL REPORT: YEAR 12 students across the state will receive their HSC results today.
Results will be delivered by email and text message from 6am, and the HSC Results Inquiry Centre (phone 1300 13 83 23) is open from 8am.
Students can also access their results online from 6am via Students Online or one of the HSC delivery sites, www.hscresults.nsw.edu.au or www.hsc-results.nsw.edu.au, using a student number and HSC PIN.
More than 70,000 students will find out their Australian Tertiary Admission Rank (ATAR) from 9am tomorrow.
The ATAR is the rank universities use to select school leavers for their courses.