The University of Adelaide’s FirstGEN program delivers free support and interactive workshops to Year 12 students. Tailored to the student needs, the program supports students’ through their transition to tertiary education.

FirstGEN is available to Year 12 students from participating FirstGEN partner schools. Students will develop their understanding of the SATAC process, learn essential university knowledge, and prepare for life after high school.

With 1:1 support integrated throughout the program, FirstGEN will broaden students’ awareness, understanding and confidence as they take the next step in their education journey.

Program overview

Session 1: Introduction Detailing why the FirstGEN program is offered and how students benefit.
Session 2: Pathways Exploring both student interests and different university entry pathways such as the Special Tertiary Admissions Test (STAT) and Subject-Based Entry.
Session 3: Uni life Discovering what the university experience is like, the common concerns students have, and the support that is available.
Session 4: Transition Supporting students with their SATAC applications and Open Day planning.



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