Student Support

The Sciences Service Hub offers support for students that complement the wide range of university services that are available.

While there are many support services available, knowing where to start and who to ask can be difficult. Have a look at the options below for first points of contact and how they can help you.

Sciences Service Hub - Darling Building

Darling building, North Terrace campus - where to go for most questions relating to your study.

Key contacts

Student Experience Team - Sciences Service Hub

The Student Experience Team in the Sciences Service Hub is where you go for most questions relating to your study. Our friendly and experienced team are here to help you with:

  • Program advice
  • Enrolment queries
  • Submission of forms
  • Audit / Non-award study
  • Program transfers
  • Study abroad queries
  • Confidential one-on-one chats about issues or problems relating to your study.

You can drop in to the Sciences Service Hub on the Ground Floor of the Darling building (directly opposite the Barr Smith Library) between 9am and 5pm Monday to Friday; or make an appointment with a student advisor.

Book an appointment Email us Call: 08 8313 5673

Contact your school office

A school office is a great place for questions about assignments, catch up practicals or course specific questions.

Services that school offices provide include:

  • Course specific information
  • Advice on catching up on practicals/in class test
  • Submission of assignments
  • Postgraduate and research study enquiries
  • Information on specific scholarships and volunteering
  • Payments for field trips

The Faculty of Sciences is made up of four schools. You may be taking courses from more than one school at any given time.

School of Agriculture Food & Wine

Location: Building 20 (off Hartley Road), Waite campus
Phone: +61 8 8313 1807

School of Animal & Veterinary Sciences

Location: Williams building, Ground floor, Roseworthy campus
Phone: +61 8 8313 7958

School of Biological Sciences

Location: Molecular Life Sciences building, Ground floor, North Terrace campus
Phone: +61 8 8313 7017

School of Physical Sciences

Location: Physics building, Ground level, North Terrace campus
Phone: +61 8 8313 3100

Program and course coordinators

Have a query about a discipline area or would like to discuss academic pathways and careers? You can talk to your program coordinator or an academic advisor.

Need help or information about a specific course? Contact the appropriate course coordinator.

Ask Adelaide

Ask Adelaide is your one stop shop for all general current student enquiries.

Ask Adelaide

Academic support for science students

The academic support we offer comes in many different forms, such as drop-in centres, workshops and online resources. The range of academic support on offer caters for the varying needs of individuals and we encourage you to access multiple services.

Personal support

Sometimes, things can be a bit overwhelming or you may just need a little extra help when you arrive. The University offers a range of services to help you balance your activities while maintaining your physical and mental well-being.

For many students, study is only one part of their life. There is also part-time work, family commitments, sport and a social life.


Enhance your university experience

University is not just about studying. It’s also a great chance to explore new interests and make friends. These extra-curricula activities can really add value to your university experience.

Adelaide University Union

The Adelaide University Union provides services and advice for almost every aspect of your life on campus.

Clubs and student societies

Joining a club is the best way to meet people, share your interests and make friends on campus. Our faculty is home to a number of vibrant clubs and student societies including the Adelaide University Sciences Association.

Adelaide University Sport

Adelaide University Sport provides and promotes the best possible sport and recreation environment for the University.

Study plans

Use these tools to plan your timetable and find out what courses you need to study in your degree.

Enrolment help

Request enrolment help or find resources on how to design your schedule.

First year students

Let us help you prepare for your first year studying science.


Search and apply for scholarships: find a financial incentive to study science.

Become a mentor or volunteer

Give your CV a boost: support first-year students and inspire others to study science.

Forms and policies

From timetable clashes and credit transfers, to taking a break from study. Here are some key resources for science students.

Boost your employability

STEM Careers Night - May 12

Whether you're still at high school or planning to join us mid-year, taking a break from study or rethinking your career path, come chat with us at our STEM Careers Night.

You and your parents are invited to join us on campus on Tuesday 12 May to see what’s available in the world of STEM.

STEM Careers Night details