Accepting Your Offer
Congratulations on receiving an Offer of Admission from the University of Adelaide!
Your offer package contains
- Offer statement (including the refund policy) and acceptance agreement
- Acceptance information
- Overseas student health cover information
- Accommodation information
Understanding your offer statement and acceptance agreement
The information in your offer statement and acceptance agreement is important, please 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:
Please note: You can accept a conditional offer by providing evidence of meeting all conditions together with your completed acceptance agreement.
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 Research School's Offer of Admission.
Step 1 - conditional offer
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), satisfying our Genuine Temporary Entrant requirements.
Step 2 - offer statement and 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 University of Adelaide or to your nominated International Representative (agent).
Please use this Acceptance Agreement if you have undertaken an Australian Year 12 qualification (in Australia or overseas) or the International Baccalaureate Diploma at an Australian secondary school.
Important information about the acceptance process is available in the Acceptance Information Booklet.
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
Step 5 - personal details
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 a visa
Step 8 - pre-departure
You're nearly there! Please read through our information on preparing to arrive to make sure you have everything prepared for your arrival.
You'll also need to go over the online orientation section and, once you've arrived, attend the international student orientation, course advice and enrolment sessions before beginning your studies at the University of Adelaide.