The orientation program is designed to help prepare you for your studies at the University of Adelaide College.

There will be a number of helpful information sessions, activities, and chances to meet new friends.

You will be provided with your orientation schedule on arrival.

– Location –

Please arrive for the first day of orientation at 9:00am – The University of Adelaide College, 132 Grenfell Street.

               – Additional Information –

Looking for information on preparing for college?


To collect your University of Adelaide student ID card, you will need to visit Ask Adelaide on level 3 of Hub central.

You need to bring:

  • Your passport
  • Orientation Program

If you already have an ID card, make sure it is still valid. Visit Ask Adelaide to update your card.


All students are required to complete the Access Adelaide Checklist before collecting an ID card. If you do not complete this, you will not receive an ID card.

Visit the Access Adelaide portal:

Below is a list of things you need to complete to finalise your enrollment.


On arrival, present passport or student ID card

Collect orientation pack (new arrivals)

Attend maths skills assessment (FSP students only)

Consult with a counsellor to select your subjects (FSP students only)

Collect students ID card or update ID card if expired

Complete Access Adelaide checklist

Activate your University email account

Collect your timetable


Visit the Access Adelaide portal:



To find out more information on preparing for college, including health insurance and the cost of living in Adelaide, click here.

The University of Adelaide College is committed to ensuring our community is free from sexual harassment and assault. Sexual assault and sexual harassment are not tolerated. This webpage provides information on where to get help if you have been assaulted or know of anyone who has. Remember, you are not alone and will be supported. If you need emergency assistance, you can contact any of these 24-hour services:

  • Emergency Services – 000
  • Yarrow Place Rape & Sexual Assault Service – 1800 817 421 (Free call) or (08) 8226 8787 (after hours emergency)
  • National Sexual Assault and Domestic Family Violence Counselling Service – 1800 737 732
  • University of Adelaide Campus Security – (08) 8313 5990
  • College emergency telephone – 0400 807 815




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– Subjects –

Each subject is developed and maintained with the support of the University of Adelaide, to ensure that they provide students with the necessary and relevant education required in order to easily progress into their bachelor degree program.

A counsellor will be available to advise you on which subjects to take during the subject selection session.


Find out more about our extensive selection of subjects:

Foundation Studies

If you want to come to Australia and study the Bachelor degree of your dreams then our Foundation Studies Program is perfect for you.

Degree Transfer

Did you miss out on direct entry to the degree you wanted at the University of Adelaide? No problem. Click to find out more.


The College is the first education provider in Australia to offer a post-graduate bridging course to a Group of Eight University.