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 3 June 2020
- 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.
- While most teaching will continue online until the end of Semester 1, limited resumption of face-to-face teaching will begin from Monday 25 May for select courses.
- The University has announced that all exams for the current teaching period, where set, will be online, open-book, time-limited exams. 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 here.
- Eligibility criteria and applications are now available for the Student Support Package announced on 9 April by the University in partnership with Adelaide University Union and student representatives.
- On 1 April, the University announced changes to its grading system to support students during the COVID-19 pandemic. Please refer to FAQ "Will my grades be affected by COVID-19?".
- Only Australian citizens, permanent residents and their dependents are currently allowed to enter Australia. Read more about the Australian Government’s travel restrictions. All Australians 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.
- All travellers entering South Australia are required to self-isolate for 14 days from their arrival. The latest on travel restrictions into and within SA can be viewed here.
- In line with recommendations from the Australian Government, the University has postponed or cancelled non-essential events, unless where those events are able to be held online.
- Quarantine requirements remain in place for individuals who have COVID-19 or who are suspected to have COVID-19. 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.