The University is closely monitoring the COVID-19 situation, and our response is being shaped by the latest advice from Australian health and foreign affairs authorities. Enrolments and classes are continuing.
Find answers to frequently asked questions, including how to best support your students and colleagues. Stay up to date with the latest news and communications here.
Key information as at 20 June 2020
- Travellers entering South Australia directly from Queensland, Northern Territory, Western Australia and Tasmania are no longer required to quarantine for 14 days. A pre-approval process is now in place for all travellers wishing to enter South Australia. Read the latest on travel restrictions into and within SA.
- The State Government’s new $13.8 million support package is designed to support international students currently residing in South Australia and facing financial hardship. Read more about the International Student Support Package and how to apply.
- Limited resumption of face-to-face teaching began in select courses from Monday 25 May.
- The University has announced that all exams for the current teaching period, where set, will be online, open-book, time-limited exams. For more information please refer to the FAQ, Will exams still be held?
- COVID-19 restrictions are being eased in South Australia according to the State Government’s Roadmap for Easing COVID-19 Restrictions. View up-to-date restrictions for South Australia .
- A Student Support Package,in partnership with Adelaide University Union, is available to assist our students through the COVID-19 pandemic.
- The University has changed its grading system to support students during the COVID-19 pandemic. Please refer to FAQ "Will my grades be affected by COVID-19?" for more information.
- The Australian Government’s travel restrictions mean that only Australian citizens, permanent residents and their dependents are currently allowed to enter Australia. All people arriving back in Australia are subject to the Australian Government’s mandatory quarantine period of 14 days at their first place of arrival. They will be provided with accommodation during this period, and are not permitted to travel further until the quarantine period has been completed.
- In line with recommendations from the Australian Government, the University has postponed or cancelled all non-essential events, unless they can be held online. Future events may be reinstated if they meet South Australian restrictions on activities and gatherings.
- Quarantine requirements remain in place for individuals who have COVID-19 or who are suspected to have COVID-19. Please follow SA Health advice.
- If you are affected by the quarantine requirements or travel restrictions, please call the University’s dedicated helpline on +61 8 8313 2882 (+861087833298 if in China for the cost of a local Beijing call) or email us as soon as possible so we can assist you.