Need help with managing or understanding your degree?
The Faculty of Arts, Business, Law and Economics Student Support Office can provide degree advice, resolve complex enrolment issues and guide you to student resources and support services to ensure you get the most out of your studies.
Need other assistance?
We encourage you to reach out and utilise the support services available. The University of Adelaide has a variety of resources available to help students be prepared for their academic study.
Would you like to know more about your degree, including degree structure, specialisations, majors/minors or potential career options? Or do you need course approval for exchange? Then speak to one of our helpful Program Coordinators and Discipline Advisors! You may also require advice or support with a variety of academic issues.
Study and assessment help
Ask Adelaide is your go-to student service centre. The Ask Adelaide team can help with all general student enquiries by online chat, over the phone or in person. If your enquiry is more complex, the team can refer you to the correct place to get the help you need.
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More information on Ask Adelaide, as well as how to get in touch can be found on their page.
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Student Support - Level 1, Nexus 10
The Student Success team is located in the Ask ABLE Student Support Centre, Level 1, Marjoribanks Wing, Nexus 10, 10 Pulteney St. The team is available Monday to Friday, 10 am to 4 pm.
Make an appointment
Make a general, one-on-one appointment (15 mins) with a Student Success Advisor to discuss any complex questions or personal issues. Appointments are available via Zoom, in-person, or by phone call. If you need a longer time to discuss your situation, you can make another appointment during your meeting with an advisor.
Examples of appointment topics:
• Program advice, course-specific information, and academic progress advice.
• Enrolment advice, choosing/changing a major, and study plan development
• Credit transfers
• Leave of absence requests
• Study Overseas approvals
• Discontinuation of studies
• Degree/graduation checks
• Adding courses after the deadline
• Enrolment errors (e.g. timetable clashes)
• Unit overload requests
In an emergency
In a life-threatening emergency in Australia, call 000 for police, ambulance, and fire fighters.
For on-campus emergencies, contact University of Adelaide Security (8313 5444).
Out-of-hours support is also available on the University Crisis Line, which you can call on 1300 167 654 (in Australia only) or text on 0488 884 197 (from anywhere in the world), 5pm-9am on weekdays; 24 hours on weekends and public holidays.
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University action on COVID-19
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14 Jul Congratulations to Faculty of Arts student Kristen Lucas for recently achieving the Adelaide Graduate Award. 31 May On Friday 28 May, the IHL Grand Final Moot took place at the Adelaide Law School, with Ms Olivia Bradley and Ms Jana Humzy appearing for the Prosecution and Ms Natasha Slater and Ms Kimberly Jones appearing for the Defence. 27 May Morgan Stanley is a leading global financial services firm providing investment banking, securities, investment management and wealth management services. With offices in more than 41 countries, Morgan Stanley is dedicated to providing our clients the finest thinking, products and services to help them achieve even the most challenging goals.
Congratulations to Faculty of Arts student Kristen Lucas for recently achieving the Adelaide Graduate Award.
On Friday 28 May, the IHL Grand Final Moot took place at the Adelaide Law School, with Ms Olivia Bradley and Ms Jana Humzy appearing for the Prosecution and Ms Natasha Slater and Ms Kimberly Jones appearing for the Defence.
Morgan Stanley is a leading global financial services firm providing investment banking, securities, investment management and wealth management services. With offices in more than 41 countries, Morgan Stanley is dedicated to providing our clients the finest thinking, products and services to help them achieve even the most challenging goals.