Student Support

The Faculty of Sciences 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 resources below as well as the key contacts and how they can help you.

2022 Sciences Survival Guide

New students... we've created these resources to help ease those first-day butterflies and give you the tools and contacts you need to set you up for success.

Sciences Survival Guide

Study plans

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

Forms and policies

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


Key contacts

Navigating university life can be tricky. We encourage you to reach out and utilise the support service available. The University of Adelaide has a variety of resources available to help you prepare and manage your academic study. 

Student Experience Team - Sciences Service Hub

The Student Experience Team in the Sciences Service Hub are available between 10am and 4pm Monday to Friday to provide online and face-to-face assistance with:

  • Program advice
  • Enrolment queries
  • Course specific information
  • Advice on catching up on practicals/in class test
  • 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.

Book an appointment Email us Call: 08 8313 5673

Contact your school office

Please note that the School offices are temporarily closed.

Services that school offices provide include:

  • 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.


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