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How to apply

Set off on a new course in life by applying to become an international student at the University of South Australia. Just follow these four steps.

The University of South Australia does not charge an application fee. 

Step 1

Find the best program for you

Start your search and discover the possibilities.

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Step 2

Check entry requirements

Make sure you are aware of entry requirements for the University as well as individual program requirements.

UNDERGRADUATE – you must have successfully completed an Australian Year 12 program or an equivalent program in your home country or a recognised Pathway or Foundation Studies Program.
If you are an international student studying Year 12 in Australia you need to apply via the South Australian Tertiary Admissions Centre (SATAC).
POSTGRADUATE – At a minimum you must have successfully completed an undergraduate degree, to the required standard, from a recognised higher institution in Australian or the international equivalent and/or the equivalent professional work experience. The University offers both coursework and research degrees.


Step 3

Apply using our Apply Online facility

 If you do not have access to Apply Online you may use our application form (PDF 221kb). The application form can be completed electronically or by hand. Don’t forget to send us your supporting documentation. Your application will be acknowledged by the University or one of our registered agents and you will be notified of the outcome in four to six weeks.

Apply Online


Step 4

Accept your offer

Follow our step-by-step guide to accepting your offer, then get excited preparing for student life in Adelaide.

Accept offer


Important information

Your application should reach the University at least two months before you wish to commence your studies. If you wish to start study at the beginning of the year (in February) you must get your application to us by 1 December, otherwise we cannot guarantee that an offer will be made to you in time.

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