Student Support

With a strong focus on student support, development and success, the Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences (FHMS) Student Support Centre is committed to guiding you from your very first enrolment through to graduation.

Our friendly team provides information, resources and support services so you can get the most out of your studies—book an appointment (external link) with one of our helpful advisors.

Study plans

Plan your timetable and find out what courses you need to study in your degree.

Forms and documents

Find forms, resources and policies relating to your studies.

Peer mentoring

Enhance your employability and take the right steps towards study success.

Key contacts

FHMS Student Support Centre

Our services

Our dedicated team can assist current students with:

Study plans Indigenous student support Academic progress advice
Choosing/changing a major Selecting courses Adding courses after the deadline
Credit transfers Degree/graduation checks Dropping a course
Discontinuation of studies Enrolment advice Enrolment errors (e.g. timetable clashes)
Global Learning approvals Leave of absence requests Unit overload requests

We're here to help

Contact the FHMS Student Support Centre for further information.

  • Phone: +61 08 8313 0273
  • Email: askhealthsc@adelaide.edu.au
  • Contact hours: 9.30 am - 4 pm Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, and 10.30 am - 4 pm on Wednesday
  • Location: Ground floor, Helen Mayo North, Frome Road (see campus map) - temporarily closed
  • Appointments: Book a phone or Zoom appointment with a student advisor

Book an appointment

Program coordinators

Have a query about a discipline area or would you like to discuss academic pathways and careers? Find your program coordinator:

Precincts

The Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences conducts teaching and research activities across a number of locations in Adelaide, known as precincts. At each location there are precinct officers that are dedicated to student and academic support.

Precinct contacts

Ask Adelaide

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

Ask Adelaide

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.

Our peer mentoring program provides commencing students with an opportunity to connect with current students to gain the knowledge and skills to settle into life at university.

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

Health and wellbeing

Cultural

Living

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.

Adelaide University Union

The Adelaide University Union (external link) (AUU) 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 (external link) 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.

Want to study with us?

The Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences at the University of Adelaide is recognised as a world leader in health education and research. Visit Degree Finder to learn more about our degrees, and book your appointment (external link) with a Future Student Advisor today!