International Student Summer Program

International Student Summer Program

The University of Adelaide's inaugural International Student Summer Program is running from now until the end of February 2021.

The summer program is a new dedicated program for international students, offering social, wellbeing, employability, and academic opportunities over the summer break. Open to all international students at the University of Adelaide, the program is free and you will not have to pay for social activities, Employability Essentials or the Business Project. Tuition fees apply for internship courses and Summer School courses.

Social events

Join your fellow students for fun activities and events over the summer, including TedX Talks, excursions, cultural programs and sports.

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Employability essentials

This series of workshops and events will prepare you for work – you can build your resume to help you get a graduate role by getting a part-time job while you study, or undertaking an internship. Hear from careers and employability experts plus guest speakers on topics to help you be job-ready. Free for international students but registrations are required as places are limited.

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Business project

During this six week program you will work with other students on a real-life consultancy project for a South Australian business, community organisation or government entity.  Build your networks, develop employability skills and add experience to your resume. Free for international students but places are limited so you will have to apply and be selected for the program. 

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Online learning opportunities

A  free, online Employability & Career Development Program for international students delivered by the highly regarded Professional and Continuing Education unit (PACE).

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Boost your employability by doing an Internship Course over the summer. You’ll need to have space in your degree program for an elective and meet the eligibility requirements for the internship that you want to apply for. Internships are competitive, so you will have to apply and be selected.  Note that course fees apply.

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Summer School

In addition to the Summer Program, you can also accelerate your studies by taking an extra course over Summer School. Course availability for Summer School can be found in Course Planner. Note that course fees apply.