The University of Adelaide was founded in 1874 with a noble goal: to prepare, for South Australia, young leaders shaped by education, rather than birth or wealth, in a settlement free of old-world social and religious inequalities.
At the University of Adelaide, you will be studying in an environment that pursues excellence, values creativity, welcomes cultural diversity, and gives its graduates the opportunity to become global citizens.Our degrees are world-class, infused with cutting edge research and technology that encourages critical thinking, problem solving, teamwork and communication. Our staff are forward thinkers who are national and international leaders in their field. This combined, our teaching and your learning, is our priority across our undergraduate and postgraduate degrees in business, arts, health science, engineering, social sciences, education and the environment.
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International Student Support provides the following services to all current international students of the University:
Operated by the University for the exclusive use of University of Adelaide students. The University of Adelaide understands that accommodation plays an important role in setting the foundation for academic success. University of Adelaide students have access to an impressive portfolio of University-managed student accommodation options, made available specifically to support a successful transition into University life.The Village is the largest of the University-managed student accommodation options. Situated in Adelaide’s central business district in the dynamic Central Market and Chinatown precinct, The Village offers students a well-balanced University lifestyle.
The University Library is here to help you succeed with your studies.It's true that we have lots of books (and eBooks!). But we also have a range of other services and resources to help you with your study, from computers and scanners to individual study spaces and group study rooms.
Student Life Counselling Support provide free, confidential, short term professional counselling support to currently enrolled students, to address issues that may be affecting their study and life.
Sport has been an integral part of University life since the University Boat Club was founded in 1881.
Our sporting clubs promote healthy, active lifestyles and athletic excellence for our students, children in the South Australian community and our alumni.
The University Sports Fund (USF) provides grants to our sporting clubs and associations. These organizations play a very important role in:
Adelaide University is a brilliant University which pushes students to achieve their academic potential. They provide good support when needed. The uni has great partners all over the world and a great alumni network which helps open up opportunities
I loved the very beginning of my studies at UOA however when covid hit I lost all motivation as I wasn’t well supported and felt very isolated in online studies. Due to this, I didn’t apply myself as well as I could have and didn’t receive good grades which overall lead to more loss of motivation until this year, when I decided to defer until I find a degree and university...
My course is very messy, and has us studying five days a week making it nearly impossible to have a job. I think they need to coordinate it better to make it easy to live as student and adult.
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