Help outside the classroom
"Did you know that there are support services out there for you?"
Below is a comprehensive list of support services offered by the Hub and other areas of the University.
- Need help with understanding course content
Deliver information to large groups of students. Lecturers can help you to understand course content. Their consultation times can be found on MyUni.
- Extensions and specific assignment questions
Facilitate small group discussions based on lecture content. They administer extensions and can answer questions regarding assignments. Tutors' consultation times can be found on MyUni.
- One-on-one first year core course questions
Provide one-on-one advice for students undertaking first year core courses in Commerce, Economics and Finance. They work out of the First year Learning Centre. A timetable can be found by clicking here.
- Assistance with Writing
Staff offer seminars, workshops and individual consultation sessions to all Professions students, providing practical advice and strategies for mastering reading, writing, referencing, note-taking, time management, public speaking, and exam preparation.
The Writing Centre is open Monday-Friday between10am and 4pm and are found on Level 3 East of Hub Central.
- Assistance with Maths
Maths Learning Centre
All students undertaking maths and/or stats courses will find free assistance at the Maths Learning Centre.
DROP IN (i.e. no appointment necessary) Monday-Friday, 10am to 4pm on Level 3 East, Hub Central
- Help with First Year Economics core courses
PASS (Peer Assisted Study Sessions)
Interactive small group sessions allow students to discuss content from the following core courses: Principles of Microeconomics, Principles of Macroeconomics and Business and Economic Statistics.
- Understanding your degree & program advice
Ensure that Commerce, Economics, Finance and Education students are on the right track with their study plans. Visit the Professions Hub for drop-in sessions each Tuesday between 10-11:30am.
- Help with visas, completion letters & COE's
International Student Centre (ISC)
The ISC provides ongoing support to all international students</strong> studying at the University. It works closely with students groups, faculties and University administration areas to ensure the experience of all international students is a positive and successful one.
Services offered by the ISC include:
- Assistance with visa matters
- Assistance with long-term accommodation
- Peer mentoring program
- Ongoing support by International Student Advisers
- Support for students finishing study or returning home
- Connecting with other students
All first year Professions students are automatically a part of profConnect the first year networking program. All you need to do is check your student email for invitations to exclusive events to assist your transition into life at the University of Adelaide.
You can also join in the conversation on Facebook!
- Counselling on academic, personal & financial issues
Education and Welfare Officers (EWO's)
EWOs at the Student Care office can provide assistance to students who may need guidance with the complexities of student life.EWOs have wide range of experience in University culture, systems and policies.
They are the first point of contact for matters such as:
- Support in preparing a Show Cause submission
- Financial assistance
- Advice and advocacy
- Counselling on academic, personal and financial issues.
This service is available to all students, and is completely confidential. Click here for more information about EWOs.
- Assistance for students with disabilities
The University’s Disability Service can help students manage ways to accommodate their disability whilst at uni so they can focus their energies towards studies. The focus of Disability Service is not physical or practical assistance but rather ways to improve study habits in the University environment.
Services offered by the office include:
- Access to loan equipment
- Support in applying for alternative exam arrangements, assignment extensions etc.
- Getting lecture notes in different formats
- Referral to other services for learning difficulties
- Confidential personal counselling service
The Counselling Service provides free and confidential personal counselling for enrolled students in relation to issues that may be affecting your study. Our professional counselling team is available to help you explore options towards resolving your difficulties.