The University of Adelaide College is ranked number one for Overall Student Satisfaction in Australia!*
We are the preferred pathway provider to the University of Adelaide – a member of the prestigious Group of Eight and in the top 1% of universities worldwide. Students from all over the world, including China, Hong Kong SAR, Malaysian, India, Vietnam, Indonesia, Singapore, Egypt, Oman, Korea and more, choose to study with us each year!
With campuses in both Adelaide and Melbourne, we specialise in providing you with the first step towards your undergraduate and postgraduate studies at the University of Adelaide. International students who choose to study with us, are provided with a strong academic program presented by experienced and highly qualified teachers.
Our students work in small classes we are able to provide individual attention, support and guidance, which makes us a great choice. Every year hundreds of our students progress to the University of Adelaide to study in either an undergraduate or postgraduate degree. The preparation received at the College has been crucial to their successful transition to university study.
Ensuring that our students feel part of our College community is one of our major priorities. There are a number of dedicated and caring professionals whose role it is to ensure that students feel at home at the College and are supported in their studies.
Hear from some of our students about what they have to say about studying at the College. We can’t wait to see you in an online class and in person when you arrive!
GUARANTEED PATHWAY TO THE UNIVERSITY OF ADELAIDE DEGREE OF YOUR CHOICE
As the preferred pathway provider to the University of Adelaide, our students are given guaranteed entry to their degree of choice, with no further English language requirement on successfully completing their pathway program. Transitioning to your dream degree couldn’t be any more seamless.
In the 2020 Australian English Language Barometer (ELB), which surveyed 15,000 students, the University of Adelaide College is ranked 1 for Overall Student Satisfaction in Australia. The College also ranked 2 in the areas of Arrival (orientation and pre-arrival information) and Living (campus environment, extra-curricular activities, accommodation) and ranked 3 for Learning (teaching and curriculum). The ELB is part of the International Student Barometer (ISB), the global benchmark for international student experience.
FLEXIBLE COURSE OPTIONS TO SUIT YOUR LIFESTYLE AND DEGREE PATHWAY
With three intakes per year, you’re sure to find a program option that works for you. Plus, with a wide variety of subjects and courses on offer, you have the chance to learn content relevant to your degree before you’re even enrolled.
UNIVERSITY LEVEL EDUCATION
Our syllabus is kept up to date with the latest content from courses at the University of Adelaide, so you get the benefits of a university-level education. With our world-class teachers, small class sizes and supportive approach, you’re guaranteed the highest quality learning.
ADDITIONAL ENGLISH LANGUAGE SUPPORT SERVICES
We have students from all over the world. To make sure that everyone has the best chance to reach their potential, a range of different language support services are available to assist students with their studies across subjects.
Due to our special relationship with the University of Adelaide, you’ll be part of the University and have access to all the state-of-the-art facilities they have on offer, including science laboratories, the Sports Hub Fitness Centre, computer and learning facilities at Hub Central and an extensive library of resources.
GRADUATE INTO ADELAIDE UNIVERSITY WITH YOUR FRIENDS
As a student at the College, you have access to the University of Adelaide campus and you can join any of the clubs and societies they offer. You’ll get to form friendships with other students on the same pathway, and go through your whole experience of University together.
LIVE THE ADELAIDE OR MELBOURNE LIFESTYLE
Student life isn’t just about study. In Adelaide, you’ve got it all – from the Australian beach lifestyle to cosmopolitan city culture. Living in the South Australian capital is safe, affordable, and most importantly a lot of fun. For our Melbourne students you will discover why Melbourne is rated as one of the best student cities in the world! With a long tradition of welcoming students from all over the world, you find a huge range of festivals, markets, food, art, culture, music, sport and shopping to explore and enjoy.
Kaplan offers Scholarships within the Karnkanthi Indigenous Education program.
Kaplan Higher Education and Kaplan Business School recently signed an agreement with the University of Adelaide’s Wirltu Yarlu Aboriginal Education unit to offer scholarships to Indigenous and Torres Strait Islander students across Australia in the Karnkanthi Indigenous Education program.
The Kaplan scholarships will provide students entering a Kaplan course with $10,000 to go towards their program fees and $5,000 for any other education provider. The total Karnkanthi scholarship funds contributed by Kaplan in 2019 was $100,000.
The University of Adelaide’s Karnkanthi program nurtures the success of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students, in Years 10, 11 and 12/13 as they transition from their senior years into higher education.
Karnkanthi offers a high support approach to student learning through building a reciprocal relationship of trust through a tailored program of guidance and the support takes into account the individual‘s needs and strengths. The program gives them access to:
Private tutoring for school studies
Opportunities to participate in academic, personal, cultural and career development activities
Financial support for travel and accommodation
Watch the video to find out how this program is helping students achieve their education goals and you can also read more about Karnkanthi Indigenous Education program here.