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The University of Adelaide has sponsorship arrangements with several foreign government and non government organisations. The International Sponsored Student Advisor (ISSA) liaises between sponsored students, sponsors and the University. The ISSA is currently located within International Student Support.

  • Our Aim

    To provide welfare support and timely advice to international sponsored students. Below is a list of services that we offer:

    • On Arrival Reception (Airport pick up)
    • Temporary accommodation
    • Sponsored students workshops during orientation
    • Non clinical advice to students
    • Referral to counsellors and academic advisers
    • Academic reporting to sponsors each semester
    • Liaise between sponsors, students and the University
    • Assistance to students in fulfilling the requirements of their sponsorship agreements
    • Monitor annual academic progress for Higher Degree Research
    • Coordination of sponsor's visits and meeting key staff members 
  • List of Sponsors

    The University of Adelaide has sponsored students from the following international sponsors:

    • Aceh Government (Indonesia)
    • Botswana Government
    • Chile Government
    • China Scholarship Council
    • Iran Government 
    • JPA (Malaysia)
    • MARA (Malaysia)
    • Oman Government
    • Petro Vietnam
    • Petronas
    • Saudi Arabia Government
    • Saudi Aramco
    • United Arab Emirates Government
    • Vietnam Government
  • Financial Arrangements with Sponsors

    The University may agree to invoice an approved third party for the sponsored student's fees, and to allow later payment of fees. Further information about this arrangement can be found here.

  • Resources for Sponsored Students

    There are a range of resources available for all students at the University such as the Maths Learning Centre and The Writing Centre. Please also click here to access specific resources for sponsored students.

  • Contact

    International Sponsored Student Advisor
    Mr Soufiane Rboub
    International Student Support
    Ground Floor, Old Classics Wing
    The University of Adelaide, AUSTRALIA 5005

    Telephone: +61 8 8313  0547
    Fax: +61 8 8303 4352


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