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Leaving home to live and study in Australia can be exciting and challenging.
To help you prepare for your move to Adelaide, we’ve put together everything you need to know before you arrive.
Our checklist tells you what you need to do and what you need to pack before you arrive in Adelaide. Download checklist.
Before you arrive in Adelaide, it’s important to know what healthcare insurance you need and what to do if there is an emergency. Learn more about emergencies and health care here.
There are a range of student-friendly housing options in Adelaide, including fully serviced and self-managed accommodation. Learn more about your student accommodation options here.
Getting around Adelaide is easy. With wide, flat streets, you can walk or cycle around the city. And the extensive public transport system - Adelaide Metro, will get you wherever you need to be. Learn more about getting around Adelaide here.
Once you’ve arrived in Adelaide, you’ll want to keep in touch with family and friends back home. Learn more about getting set up with a SIM card, internet and postal services in Adelaide.
Adelaide is one of Australia’s most affordable cities. With a lower cost of living than most Australian cities, you have more money to enjoy your time in Adelaide. Learn more about Australian currency and opening a bank account here.
When you arrive in Australia, you'll find yourself in an open-hearted country where people enjoy a relaxed lifestyle in a safe and clean environment. Learn more about Australian culture here.
With the COVID-19 situation changing so rapidly, including travel restrictions and self-isolation requirements, StudyAdelaide is here to support you.
Visit our dedicated COVID-19 Update for International Students for information on your health and wellbeing, managing your studies, financial assistance, travel and visas and more.
Hear from international students about living and studying in Adelaide.Read more stories