Student Services

The College is located in the Central Business District of Adelaide, within the University of Adelaide precinct. The campus is a modern, spacious building consisting of classrooms, relaxation and study areas, four computer suites, a resource centre, a student kitchen, and a student lounge including a piano, table tennis and foosball table, staff offices and College intranet.

Support

The happiness and well-being of all our students is important during their time at the college. Students may meet with our Student Service team at any time to discuss any challenges or concerns that may arise. They also organise activities and social events for students. Our dedicated team offer the following services to ensure every student enjoys their time at the College:

 

Academic Support

The College’s full-time Student Services team closely monitor the academic performance of college students and assist students with any issue related to managing their study and workload. Student Services can also help students to find out more about the pathway to their chosen career.

 

Personal Counselling

The College Student Services team work hard to ensure the happiness and well-being of all students during their time at the College. Students can meet with them at any time to discuss problems that may arise. A Student Services Coordinator also closely supervises under 18-year-old students with regular meetings and reports back to parents.

 

Study Guidance

The College will provide study guidance to students. Our staff will assist with study options, career pathways, and university applications.

 

Accommodation

If you require assistance with this, we have a dedicated Accommodation Manager who will help you find a place to live which best suits your personal needs.

 

Airport Pick-up

If you are under 18 years of age when you start at the College, or if you would prefer the convenience, the College will arrange an airport pick-up for you. Please refer to our fees page for the airport pick-up fee. To arrange an airport pick-up, contact your representative if they organised your enrolment for you or contact Mrs Debbie Armstrong at debbie.armstrong@adelaide.edu.au with your full name, the program you are enrolled in, arrival date, flight number and time and we will send you the confirmation of your airport pick-up.

On-arrival Services Include:

  • Airport greeting
  • Orientation to local sites and facilities
  • Assistance with public transport
  • Social events to meet other students and make friends
  • Temporary and permanent accommodation placement
  • Orientation to the University of Adelaide campus
  • University of Adelaide Student Card

 

Under 18 Students

If you are under the age of 18, Australian law considers you to be a minor and as such the College takes special interest in your welfare and development.

Under 18 students are required to meet with an allocated class teacher every two weeks so that the College can assess general welfare and ensure that students are managing well in their new environment regarding their accommodation, finances, friendships, health, studies and contacting their family on a regular basis. The College takes their responsibility to take care of under 18 students very seriously and regular checks are made to ensure that circumstances during their time in Adelaide are optimal at all times.

It is a requirement under Australian law that students keep the College informed at all times of where they are living. Under 18 students are not permitted to live in ‘Independent Rental’ accommodation until they are 18 years of age. It is a requirement of the Australian Department of Immigration and Citizenship that students under the age of 18 live in accommodation approved by the College until they turn 18. This approved accommodation is exclusive to homestay or a hostel where prior arrangements have been made with management for extra supervision.

While the College welcomes students under the age of 18, the University of Adelaide has rules regarding the admission of students who are under 18 years old. Students must be at least 18 years old at the commencement of their respective University of Adelaide program. Please contact the College to ensure you comply with the University’s age admission rules.

For more information please download the pdf

 

Health Cover

It is a condition of an Australian student visa that students obtain Overseas Student Health Cover. This currently costs approximately AUD$385 (subject to change without notice) per year for standard cover. There are several good health centres and hospitals with medical practitioners close to the College campus including the University’s on-campus health service. The student services staff can help you book in to see a doctor if you feel unwell.

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