Support Services

The University of Adelaide offers a wide range of support services which Exchange and Study Abroad students have access to during their program.  

Study Overseas staff are happy to assist with any questions and is your first point of contact when applying to the University of Adelaide

International Student Support

After study commencement our International Student Support team provides a wide range of services, including specialised advisory services and social programs.

They remain an excellent point of contact throughout the duration of the Study Abroad and Exchange Program.

Academic Support

If you are ever struggling with your universities studies, there are range of academic support services that can assist you.

Peer Assisted Study Session (PASS) aims to help students to understand and apply key concepts in their courses, supporting them to achieve their best possible academic results. Group study sessions are facilitated with well experienced students for students enrolled in specific courses.

The Maths Learning Centre exists to help students at the University of Adelaide to engage with mathematics to support them to reach their goals and to enjoy learning.

The Writing Centre assists all currently enrolled coursework students through any and all stages of their writing process, from initial idea to final revision, and everything in between.

These services also provide great online resources to students.

Health Support

Medical Services can be accessed via the University Health Practice. They provide quality primary care and support to its patients, including exchange and study abroad students.

Counselling Support provides free, confidential, short term professional counselling support to currently enrolled students, to address issues that may be affecting their study and life. Student Life provides great resources on their Wellbeing Hub.

Disability Support provides personalised advice and assistance to students with disabilities. Disability Advisors work with students to identify relevant Reasonable Adjustments and provide information and advice about how to negotiate Reasonable Adjustments with academic staff. If you require assistance, once admitted students can register with Disability Support.

Professional Development Support

A number of departments within the University can assist students with their professional development to ensure they are ready for the workforce upon the completion of their university degree.

Career Services and YouX can assist students from all disciplines to increase employability, find opportunities and learn career-ready skills to plan for your future. 

Students have access to CareerHub where you can find job opportunities, internships and placements, upcoming events, workshops, resources, and more.

The Internships team helps facilitate short term placements for students. Further information about undertaking an Internship as a part of your Exchange or Study Abroad Program can be found on the Choosing a Course website.

Exchange and Study Abroad Students should remain aware of their working conditions permitted with their student visa.