Advancing a prosperous future for Indigenous Australians.
Professor Shane Hearn,
"We at The University of Adelaide see our role as an enabler for all Indigenous Australians to access and participate in tertiary education. We work together to prioritise partnerships that increase ways of building best practice and provide a culturally proud environment to thrive. The University continues to develop respectful and reciprocal relationships with all Indigenous people in Australia, and with other Indigenous people throughout the world."
All Our Resources and Support
- Community Outreach/EngagementWays we engage with local community
Karnkanthi Indigenous Education Program Karnkanthi is our pathway, education and development program for high achieving Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander students in Years 11 & 12/13.
Marni Wingku A free program for Aboriginal high school students in Years 8-12, filled with interactive and engaging activities.
School InformationWirltu Yarlu offers 'on campus visits and tours' and staff also regularly visit schools in the metro and regional/rural areas of South Australia.
Community EventsWirltu Yarlu participate in a number of community events and activities.
- University Indigenous GroupWays we work inside the University
ATSI Employment StrategyThe strategy aims to increase the participation of ATSI peoples at the University through offering employment opportunities and cadetships.
Yaitya PurrunaYaitya Purruna Indigenous Health Unit is part of the Faculty of Health Sciences and supports ATSI (Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander) students in the Faculty.
Mobile Language TeamThe Mobile Language Team website was established to provide online resources and news for indigenous languages in and around the South Australian region.
- Student EngagementWays we support our students
Aboriginal Access Entry SchemeThis initiative of Federal Government policy is designed to provide access to higher education for ATSI people if they do not otherwise qualify for entry.
Student SupportWirltu Yarlu Student Services Officers are there to ensure student support is available throughout the students time at University.
Wirltu Yarlu Tutorial ProgramWirltu Yarlu Tutorial Program is a specialised tutorial program established as part of a commonwealth government initiative to enhance the educational outcomes for Indigenous people.