University offers: Hey new students, we’re here to help!

SATAC are sending out the first round of offers to study science at the University of Adelaide in 2021, with more being sent in the next few weeks.

You’re probably thinking, 'I've received my offer, what now?' Learn how staff at the University of Adelaide can help based on your individual situation.

University of Adelaide student - Maths Lawns, North Terrace campus

Have you been offered your preferred degree? SATAC automatically accepts first preference offers on your behalf.

Book a 1-1 appointment with the Sciences Student Experience Team to start planning out your studies. We’re doing Zoom appointments and in-person meetings at our Sciences Service Hub at the North Terrace campus.

You can also email faculty.sciences@adelaide.edu.au or call 08 8313 5673 with any questions.

Book an appointment


Didn't quite get the offer you wanted? Our Future Student enquiries team are ready to chat and discuss your options. Let our experts help you plot out the pathway to your dream degree.

You can book a 1-1 in-person or virtual appointment, live chat, email or phone us to get the advice you need.

The knowledge base is also a great tool to help answer some of the common questions we are asked about offers and starting uni, such as what to do once when you receive an offer.

Future student enquiries


We've also created some resources to help ease those first-day butterflies and give you the tools and contacts you need to set you up for success

  • We’re opening our campus on January 20 for a sciences-themed tour for new students. 
  • Connect with current science students, who can provide you with a safe and confidential space to ask questions about starting uni.
  • Watch our video below on ‘what it’s like to be a science student’ where some of our current students share a few of the highs and lows of their study experiences.

Sciences Survival Guide


Don’t hesitate to reach out to us if you have any questions. We look forward to welcoming you on campus soon!

The Faculty of Sciences team

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