Accepting Your Offer
Have you received an Offer of Admission from the University of Adelaide?
Your Offer package contains:
- Offer Statement (including the refund policy) and Acceptance Agreement
- Acceptance Information (for students starting in 2017)
- Overseas Student Health Cover information
- Accommodation information
Understanding your Offer Statement and Acceptance Agreement
The information given in your Offer Statement and Acceptance Agreement is important. Please take some time to read it carefully.
Please note the following information:
- Program name
- Duration of Program
- Commencement Date
- Tuition Fee
- Acceptance and Payment Deadlines
If you have a Conditional Offer, the conditions are clearly outlined in your Offer Statement and Acceptance Agreement. Conditions may include:
- Providing proof of English Language Proficiency (e.g. IELTS, TOEFL or successful completion of the Academic English program)
- Completion of academic qualifications (e.g. graduation certificates)
- Provision of official documents (e.g. original or certified copies of your documents).
Please note: You can accept a Conditional Offer by providing evidence of meeting all conditions together with your completed Acceptance Agreement.
How to Accept Your Offer
The Acceptance Process is outlined below. Please note that following this process and correctly completing the required forms ensures the smooth and efficient processing of your Acceptance and the issuing of your COE (Confirmation of Enrolment).
NOTE: For information relating to accepting an offer for a research degree, applicants should review the Adelaide Graduate Centre's Offer of Admission.
- Step 1 Conditional Offer
Conditional Offers - If you have a Conditional Offer the conditions will be outlined in your Offer Statement and Acceptance Agreement. Please fulfil all conditions listed on your Offer Statement and Acceptance Agreement (if any).
Conditions may include: providing proof of English Language Proficiency (e.g. IELTS or TOEFL), completion of academic qualifications (e.g. graduation certificates) or provision of official documents (e.g. original or certified copies of your documents).
- Step 2 Offer Statement & Acceptance Agreement
Please complete the Offer Statement and Acceptance Agreement ensuring that each page has been signed and dated. Forward the completed Offer Statement and Acceptance Agreement to the International Office at the University of Adelaide or to your nominated International Representative (agent).
Please use this form if you have undertaken an Australian year 12 qualification (in Australia or overseas) or the International Baccalaureate at an Australian secondary school.
Important information about the acceptance process is available in the
Acceptance Information Booklet (for students starting in 2017)
- Step 3 Fees
Payment can be made via the University’s preferred online payment provider, Western Union Business Solutions, by bank transfer or credit/debit card. Please note, there may be alternative payment options within the Western Union portal depending on the origin of the payment country.
Please review the University's policy on refunds and adjustments for international students.
Important note for students already studying at the University of Adelaide: if you are already studying at the University of Adelaide you will not be required to pay the tuition fee deposit upon acceptance of your offer. However, any offer of admission is subject to lodging the Acceptance Agreement, clearing any outstanding debts that may currently exist with the University, and providing evidence of having Overseas Student Health Cover for the expected duration of your new student visa. Visas generally commence one month before the program start date, and will end on either 30 September or 15 March following the end date of the program. This may differ for Higher Degrees by Research, short programs, and programs with irregular intakes and durations. If you are sponsored you will also have to provide a sponsorship letter that confirms that your sponsorship has been transferred to the new program.
- Step 4 Visas
Visas - Contact your nearest Australian Embassy, Consulate, High Commission, or Department of Immigration and Border Protection (DIBP) office about the process to apply for your Australian Student Visa. Please see the Acceptance Information Booklet for further information.
- Step 5 Personal Details
Personal Details - Please forward your personal details to the University (e.g. a copy of the Personal ID page in your passport) so that your COE can be correctly issued.
- Step 6 Confirmation of Enrolment
COE (Confirmation of Enrolment) - The Confirmation of Enrolment enables you to apply for an Australian Student Visa. Your COE will be emailed to you or to your nominated International Agents after the University has received your completed Acceptance of Offer form and your Tuition Fee Deposit.
- Step 7 Apply for Visa
Apply for your Student Visa - Once you have received your COE please contact your nearest Australian Embassy, Consulate, High Commission, or Department of Immigration and Border Protection (DIBP) office to apply for your Australian Student Visa.
- Step 8 Pre-Departure