Social Programs, Clubs and Sports

International Student Support offers a number of programs to help you connect with other people in Adelaide.

Meet students from all over the world, including locals, and get active in your local community.

Explore social programs

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Talking with Aussies

Improve your English conversation skills, by meeting regularly with a local Australian volunteer - or be a volunteer, and help our international students practise their English.

A team photograph of students taking part in the Language and Engagement program

Language and Cultural Engagement

Opportunities for social interaction through language and cultural networking.

Students sitting on lawn at Roseworthy campus

Conversation, Culture & Connect Club

Meet every week to practice your English skills in a relaxed and casual environment, and make new friends.

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International Peer Mentor program

Develop leadership skills and form long-term friendships, through a program that is often described by past mentors as one of the highlights of their student life in Adelaide.

Students sitting on the grass


A free weekly gathering for all current international students of the University.


Discover Adelaide

Explore and experience what Adelaide has to offer while making new friends. Join us and discover fun things to do in Adelaide!

Students playing chess


With more than 130 clubs at the University of Adelaide, there's a crowd for everyone.

Sport students on campus


Adelaide University Sports has nearly 40 sports clubs available, ranging from Australia's largest University snow ski trip, through to bush walking, rowing and many more water, field and indoor sports.

Students walking in Rundle Mall

Your local community

Connecting to others in your local community is a great way to explore Australia and the Australian culture.

Connect with us

Visit the International Student Support Facebook page to see photos from events and more.