To be successful, students need access to high quality academic, administrative and support services. The University of Adelaide is committed to making your time as a student enjoyable and productive, and prides itself on its wide range of high quality support services for international students. Staff at the English Language Centre are happy to assist with any questions, from accommodation to study concerns, with on-going support from teachers and administrative staff.
We are proud of our safe, accessible city. The University provides services to ensure that newly arrived students enjoy a smooth transition into a new country and environment. Upon arrival students are met at the airport and taken to pre-arranged accommodation, and given a guided tour of the University of Adelaide campus.
Comprehensive orientation sessions help students settle into life and study as quickly as possible. Orientation sessions will cover a wide range of topics from accommodation to culture differences to time management.
For relevant programs, a short language placement test will take place on your first day to assist you in finding the best class for your proficiency level and learning goals.
All students have access to a vibrant social life – the campus offers a variety of recreational and sporting associations and a university gym, while there are also a number of busy cafes serving international food. As the Campus is conveniently located in the heart of the city students are surrounded by restaurants, shopping centres and cultural attractions.
As a member of the University community, you will also have access to a medical centre, bank, post office, travel agent and various student services such as employment assistance and counselling.
The University is home to an increasing number of students from all over the world, and campus life provides a great way to make life-long friends with students from other countries.
ELC Social Club
Assessment and Certification
While studying at the English Language Centre you will be assessed on a regular basis to ensure you are making satisfactory progress in all areas of your learning. On successful completion of your ELC program, you are presented with a University of Adelaide English Language Centre Certificate of Completion.
Other Support Services
International students can make use of the following services: