Student Life Elite Athlete Support
Elite Athletes at the University of Adelaide
The University of Adelaide is an Elite Athlete Friendly University (EAFU) and offers Elite Athlete Support to assist eligible student athletes. By providing a flexible and responsive approach to study, the University supports students to balance their sporting and academic commitments.
There are currently over 50 elite athletes studying at the University who are engaged nationally and internationally in a broad range of sports including swimming, soccer, waterskiing, rowing and AFL to name a few.
A range of supports are available to registered elite athletes including the opportunity to apply for a number of scholarships offered through the University.
To make an appointment for registration:
- complete the online registration form
- obtain a formal signed letter from your sporting body verifying your level of competition and bring it with you to your appointment.
The Elite Athlete Support scheme will sometimes offer events and information sessions related to areas of particular interest to student/athletes. Students will be notified of these via email as the arise. Please let us know if you have any areas of interest you would like more information about.