How to create an active learning environment?

Schools of thought about what constitutes the best learning environment have evolved over the last decade. Classrooms that are group-focused and encourage interaction have shown to improve student learning. The layout and arrangement of furniture in teaching spaces have a huge impact on where students focus their attention and how they behave in class. In response to [...] READ MORE ⟩

Top 5 Must Do Events at Adelaide Winterfest

Adelaide Winterfest With our long hot summer and autumn now past us, Adelaide’s finally cooling down. If you thought however that winter might be your chance to stay in your room and hibernate, then think again. Just when you thought the festival season was over, about to kick off is Port Adelaide’s Winterfest. Running from 6-22 [...] READ MORE ⟩

Get to know your additional support services

Do you know what services you can access as a student at the University of Adelaide College? Maybe you know about the English language help you can get at the Student Resource Centre, or the careers services available to increase your employability? So, are you ready to find out what other complimentary services are available? [...] READ MORE ⟩

Student Profile: Engineering Scholarship Winner – Derek Xie

This week, we’re proud to profile one of our hard-working, talented young graduates, Derek Xie (pictured with University of Adelaide College Director, Andrew Foley, accepting his Foundation Studies Program Award). Originally from Guangzhou, China, Derek came to the College several years ago to undertake our Foundation Studies Program. Derek’s dream was to go on and study Civil and Structural Engineering at the University of Adelaide. His father is a civil engineer in China, and it was he who inspired Derek to choose this career path. READ MORE ⟩