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. 


Find the best program for you

Start your search and discover the possibilities.

Start your search


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.


See if you need to apply through a registered UniSA Agent

Depending on your country of citizenship, you may be required to apply through a registered UniSA education agent unless you are already onshore in Australia. View the full list of countries by citizenship here.

You will also find a full list of registered UniSA agents on our website (Find an agent).

Find an agent


Apply using our online International Application System

Once you have found the program you wish to study, from the program's home page click 'apply online' which will take you to our easy to use online International Application System. What can you expect from UniSA’s new International Application System:

  •  A quick and easy to use online application form
  •  Ability to track the progress of your application throughout the submission, assessment, offer and acceptance stages
  •  Ability to download offer documents, submit your acceptance and make a payment through our secure online system

Apply online

Accept your offer

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

Accept your offer

Important information

There is no closing date for submitting your application. Application outcomes will be advised within one to two weeks from the date we receive your application and all required supporting documentation. If you require a student visa, you will need to allow additional time to apply for a student visa.

Once you have found the program you wish to study, from the program’s home page click ‘apply online’ which will take you to our easy to use online International Application System

Got any questions?

Got any questions?

Enquire online and get an answer the next business day.

Education Agents

Education agents

If you would like local advice and assistance an education agent for UniSA can help.

Track your application

Track your application

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