Life on Campus

We want your time with us to be a rewarding, life-changing experience, filled with opportunities to challenge, transform and expand your mind, attitude, beliefs and social connections.

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To ensure that experience eventuates—and you graduate equipped to make an impact on the world—the University offers a comprehensive range of on-campus programs, sporting and cultural outlets, and administrative and support services.

Academic support

Feeling anxious about your courses, assignments or study load? It's OK to ask for help! A variety of resources and support services are available to support students with their academic study.

Are you a new student?

Starting university is incredibly exciting, but it can also be an overwhelming experience. Find all the information you need for a smooth start on the University’s orientation website.

Personal support

Sometimes, things can be a bit overwhelming or you may just need a little extra help. The University offers a range of services to help you balance your activities while maintaining your physical and mental wellbeing.

Counselling and Crisis support

Student Life Counselling support
  • Weekdays 9am – 5pm
  • (08) 8313 5663
University Crisis Line
  • Weeknights 5pm – 9am, weekends & public holidays 24 hrs
  • Call 1300 167 654 or text +61488 884 197

External support

Medical student support
  • Drs’ health SA – 24/7 Support line – 8366 0250 – answered by GPs working at Drs Health SA – available to Medical Practitioners and medical students
  • DRS4DRS 24/7 Mental health Support line 1300 374 377 (1300 Dr4Drs). Answered by Counsellors and Psychologists. Three free 1 hour sessions
Nursing student support
Dentistry student support
  • Dental Practitioner Support 
  • A 24/7 national support service for dental practitioners providing access to confidential advice
  • 1800 377 700

Student Welfare and Advocacy

Health and wellbeing



University experiences

Get involved in university life

University is not just about studying hard - it’s also a great chance to explore new interests, make friends, and venture outside your comfort zone. Making time for some extracurricular activities, like joining a student society or becoming a peer mentor, can really add value to your overall university experience.


The YouX is an organisation run by students for students, and provides for almost every aspect of your life on campus.

Clubs and student societies

Joining a club is the best way to meet people, share your interests and make friends on campus. Our faculty is home to a number of vibrant clubs and student societies. Some you might want to check out include:

Adelaide University Sport

The Adelaide University Sport association exists to provide and promote the best possible sport and recreation environment for the University.

Ask Adelaide

Ask Adelaide is your one stop shop for all general current student enquiries.

Ask Adelaide