Examination Venues

It is important to familiarise yourself with the venues for exams. Allow yourself plenty of time to get to your exam venue as admission to the venues will not be permitted 30 minutes after the scheduled exam start time.

  • Exam venues and student personal seat numbers will appear on your personalised timetable in MyAdelaide.
  • Exam timetable release dates and seat number release dates for each Academic Period are available.

The main venue for Summer School and Winter School exams is Bonython Hall. Semester 1 and Semester 2 exams are usually held in the Goyder Pavilion at the Adelaide Showgrounds. Replacement/additional assessment exams are held on campus.

Some exams are held 'In-department' at a venue arranged by the School or Faculty Office on campus.

  • Goyder Pavilion - Adelaide Showgrounds

    Primary examinations (Semester 1 and Semester 2) are usually conducted in the Goyder Pavilion, Adelaide Showground - Goodwood Road, Wayville, SA, 5034

    • Goyder Pavilion is a large space with carpet flooring.
    • Approximately 1600 students will sit an exam in any one session.
    • It is air-conditioned and heated.
    • Male, female and accessible toilets are located at the student toilet block within the venue.
    • Large digital clocks are visible throughout the hall.
    • A PA system will be used for most announcements. However, supervisors and examiners may also directly address groups of students.

    Goyder Pavilion Map

    Seating in Goyder Pavilion

    All students are allocated a seat for each exam they undertake.

    • Student allocated seating numbers will be populated in student personalised exam timetables within MyAdelaide. Seat release dates are available via the Exam Timetable Release Dates web page.
    • The hall will consist of blocks of 60 seats, each labelled with a letter from A - Z. Clear block signage will be present at the venue to assist students in finding their allocated seat.
    • Students will be seated at a single desk. Open book exams will have two desks allocated.
    • Students should make their way to the block and locate their allocated seat.

    Parking at the Adelaide Showgrounds

    Students can park their vehicles at the Adelaide Showground via Rose Terrace entrance. A parking fee will be charged per car.

    If you are being dropped off for an exam use Leader Street or Rose Terrace pedestrian drop off points to ensure your safety.

    Please note that parking restrictions apply in the adjacent residential areas. For detailed information, visit the Adelaide Showground's Car Parking web page.

    Public transport to / from the Adelaide Showgrounds

    Information on public transport services to the Adelaide Showgrounds can be found on the Adelaide Showground's Getting Here web page.

  • Bonython Hall

  • Napier

    • For students who have organised to sit under Alternative Exam Arrangements (AEA), the location of these exams will be Lower Ground, Napier Building.
    • Students may sit their exams in a number of other venues on campus or at an agreed location off-campus.
    • Please refer to the North Terrace campus map for further information.
  • Ingkarni Wardli

    • Students approved to use computers during primary exams (Semester 1 and Semester 2) will have their exams held in the Ingkarni Wardli Building.
    • Please refer to the North Terrace campus map for further information.
  • Engineering Maths

  • In-Department

    Please check with your course coordinator for venue details.