Offshore Student Support

Wherever you are in the world, we're committed to supporting you to achieve your best in your studies.

All University support services are available to you virtually, including personal advisory services and academic help, as well as a range of social programs to connect you to other students and to Adelaide.


Together Wherever Challenge

Throughout October, join international students from all over the world in the Together Wherever Challenge - a series of mini activities designed to help you connect with other students and the University. Earn points for each activity you complete, and win prizes.

Together Wherever homepage

Academic support

All University academic support services are accessible from anywhere in the world.


Faculty support

Your Faculty also provides program and course-specific support through their student support office.


Even if you're outside of Australia, you have access to the library's extensive range of online resources. 


MyUni Support

MyUni is the University of Adelaide's learning management system, which includes several platforms and tools including Canvas, Echo360, Turnitin, and other plugins. Check out this course for an introduction of how to effectively use MyUni.

International Peer Study Support Program

If you are a commencing undergraduate or postgraduate coursework student and you are overseas you will be automatically registered for the IPSS program and enrolled in the English Assist course.

Ask Adelaide

For any general questions, you can contact the University's central student services area, Ask Adelaide. Live chat is available Monday to Friday, from 9.00am - 6.45pm (Adelaide time - use a time convertor to see your local time).


Other resources


Support messages from onshore students

Read messages of support written by current onshore students for international students who are unable to travel to Australia at the moment.


Seeking support

International Student Advisors

International Student Advisors are available every weekday to discuss any personal or financial challenges you're facing. Appointments can be made over Zoom or a phone call, so you can meet with an Advisor from anywhere in the world.


Wellbeing Hub

The Wellbeing Hub contains information and resources to help you with the transition to online learning. These self-help resources can help you to navigate the challenges of studying remotely at university.


Counselling Support

Counselling Support can provide assistance on practical issues related to study management, as well as referrals to counselling services in your home country.

Employability Development Programs

Have you taken advantage of all the free employability and career development programs available to you as a University of Adelaide student? No matter where you are based in the world you can take advantage of all of these free employability and careers programs while you are enrolled in your degree.


Stay connected

Language and Cultural Engagement program

A series of culturally-themed events, both in person and online, held throughout the semester. Each LCE cultural week showcases a different culture, with activities for you to join in including lunches, talks from cultural ambassadors, and quiz nights.



A relaxed gathering for international students, hosted by the International Peer Mentors. Both in-person and virtual CommuniTeas are held throughout the semester.


Global Adelaide

Global Adelaide is a dedicated platform for our international students, featuring University services and local experiences.

Global Adelaide

Other opportunities to connect

  • Talking with Aussies - Meet one-on-one with a local, fluent English speaker to practise your conversational English for one hour a week via Zoom.
  • International Peer Mentors - The International Peer Mentor program allows participants to develop leadership skills and form long-term friendships, and it is often described as one of the most memorable highlights of student life by our current and past mentors.
  • Global IQ Connect - A five-week extra-curricular intercultural program, through which you have the opportunity to participate in cultural workshops and learn about other cultures from fellow students. It is open to all students regardless of degree or year.
  • International Student Support Facebook
  • International Student Support Instagram