The Orientation program is designed to help prepare you for your studies at the University of Adelaide.


Before each study period, the University hosts an Orientation schedule to help new students adapt to their studies.

For general information about Orientation, you can check the University's Orientation website. O'Week (Orientation Week) takes place in the week immediately preceding each Semester, and is full of activities and information sessions for new students.

International student welcome

As part of Orientation, the International Student Welcome program includes information sessions and fun social activities that are designed to set you up for success in your first semester in Adelaide. It's essential that all commencing international students attend both Orientation and the International Student Welcome.

Semester 1 2022 Orientation

If you are starting your studies in Semester 1 2022, the International Student Welcome program will be held on Thursday 17 and Friday 18 February 2022. O'Week will be Monday 21 - Friday 25 February 2022.

Registration for the International Student Welcome for Semester 1 2022 will open closer to the Orientation date.