The University of Adelaide offers a wide range of support services for international students.
Staff at the Inbound Study Abroad and Exchange Office are happy to assist with any questions, from accommodation to study concerns.
For important information on what you need to know before you leave home, please visit Before you arrive.
- Accommodation Assistance
There are a variety of accommodation options available to international students in Adelaide.
For accommodation options, including temporary or private sector accommodation, visit our Accommodation page.
- Arrival in Adelaide
For important information on what you need to know when you arrive in Adelaide please visit After you arrive.
If you require airport pick-up, please complete the Arrival Service Form at least 10 days prior to your arrival. Once this information is received, we will send you the confirmation of your airport pick-up. Please note that if you provide your arrival details less than 10 days before your scheduled arrival, we cannot guarantee airport reception.
If travelling via Adelaide Airport, you may choose to use the Skylink Airport Shuttle to and from the CBD. The shuttle will set down at most major CBD hotels and the cost is approximately $10 one way. For details including a map and timetable, please visit Skylink Airport Shuttle website.
There is also a public transport bus option - Adelaide Metro's Jetbus.
Of course, you can also hire a taxi and the approximate cost of a one way fare to Adelaide City is below $25. Use the Taxi Fare Calculator for more estimated rates.
On your first day at the centre a comprehensive orientation session will help you settle into life and study as quickly as possible. Orientation sessions will cover a wide range of topics from accommodation to culture differences to time management. Students are also given a guided tour of the University of Adelaide campus and the city of Adelaide.
- University Facilities
Study Abroad & Exchange students will benefit from having access to a wide range of facilities whilst studying at the University of Adelaide.
University of Adelaide student card will give you access to our modern Hub Central complex, a space designed for students with 24 weekday access to computers, meeting rooms, cafes and restaurants and an excellent opportunity to interact with other University students.
Study Abroad & Exchange students can access the University of Adelaide's Barr Smith Library, an outstanding teaching and research library, housing more than two million volumes.
Students have access to facilities across the University. You will have your own email account, access to the internet and the university's online resources.
All students have access to a vibrant social life – the campus offers a variety of recreational and sporting associations and a university gym, while there are also a number of busy cafes serving international food.
As a member of the University community, you will also have access to a medical centre, bank, post office, travel agent and various student services such as employment assistance and counselling.
- Other Support Services