Book a tour of the colleges to see which one suits you.

Enrich your university experience,
live at a residential college!

Are you looking to live in a vibrant community where you are encouraged to broaden your horizons, make lifelong friends and reach your academic goals?

Residential Colleges provide high quality safe and secure accommodation for undergraduate and postgraduate students from all over Australia and overseas.

Enrich your university experience,
live at a residential college!

Residential colleges provide a well-rounded university experience within a supportive, active and diverse community.

There are five independent residential colleges providing accommodation for undergraduate and postgraduate students in Adelaide. Each is affiliated with The University of Adelaide, UniSA and Flinders University.

Enrich your university experience,
live at a residential college!

Residential colleges are communities where you belong for life and where you are challenged and inspired by your peers who become your extended family.

All of the colleges are co-residential, culturally diverse, inclusive and welcoming communities with outstanding facilities and opportunities for personal and professional development.

Enrich your university experience,
live at a residential college!

Residential colleges provide a stimulating and engaging environment in which students can pursue social, community, sporting and cultural activities which broaden their interests, experiences and friendships.

Generous financial assistance is available through scholarships and bursaries to recognise academic performance, contribution to the community and financial need.

Enrich your university experience,
live at a residential college!

Residential colleges offer an all-inclusive package with a broad range of unique benefits.

All colleges are not for profit, with revenue reinvested in facilities and opportunities for the benefit of students.

  • Community Living

    Living within a close-knit community enables you to get to know like-minded students and make lifelong friends.

    Your private study bedroom is fully furnished and cleaned weekly. Laundry facilities are provided and wireless internet is available across all campuses.

  • Academic Program

    A comprehensive tutorial program provides academic support in small group environments with peers, tutors, academics and industry leaders, giving students an opportunity to explore concepts in greater depth.

  • Pastoral Care Program

    The wellbeing of students is paramount. Unique to this form of accommodation, students will get to know everyone living within their community personally.

    Each college has a team of trained student leaders and staff supported by in-house and on-call counsellors dedicated to resident support.

  • Personal & Professional Development

    There is a wide range of opportunities to develop personally through leadership, community and college club activities.

    Residential colleges also foster active international alumni networks, ready to assist with career advice and planning, as well as valuable industry connections.

  • Ideal Location

    The five colleges are situated in picturesque North Adelaide, a short walk across the parklands to the university city campuses.

    They are close to iconic locations such as Adelaide Oval, North Adelaide shopping and cafe precinct, the River Torrens and all forms of public transport.

  • High Quality Facilities

    Each college has a library and learning spaces with multimedia technology, sport, music and gym facilities.

    Students enjoy fully catered meals in communal dining halls, as well as access to kitchen and barbecue facilities.

  • Financial assistance

    Generous financial assistance is available through scholarships and bursaries to recognise academic performance, contribution to the community and financial need.

Book a tour today!

There are five independent residential colleges providing accommodation for undergraduate and postgraduate students in Adelaide. Each is affiliated with The University of Adelaide, UniSA and Flinders University.

Click the links below to learn more about life at each of the colleges.

Why Adelaide?

Foodie paradise.

Adelaide is renowned for amazing food culture – with some of the world’s top wineries and restaurants just a short walk or drive away!

Why Adelaide?

The 15 minute city!

Unlike some of the busier cities in Australia, Adelaide is easy to get around via car or public transport, no sitting in traffic for hours here.

Why Adelaide?

Unbelievable beaches.

Just 20 minutes from the CBD you’ll find incredible beaches with beautiful white sand. The perfect spot to relax, meet with friends or enjoy an afternoon studying.

Why Adelaide?

Surrounded by nature.

Adelaide’s CBD is surrounded by stunning parklands. But it doesn’t stop there. With botanic gardens, national parks and walking trails all close by, there’s plenty of ways to stay active.

Why Adelaide?

Sports central.

Adelaide Oval is nestled in the heart of Adelaide’s CBD, home to AFL and cricket throughout the year. If you’re a sports lover, you won’t be short on opportunities to watch or participate in sports!

Why Adelaide?

The Festival City.

Adelaide is famous for it’s incredible festival calendar. Make the most of Fringe Festival, WOMAD, OzAsia, Adelaide Festival, SALA, Adelaide Film Festival and the Adelaide Comedy Festival…just to name a few!

Aquinas College

Lincoln

Kathleen Lumley Post Graduate College

St Ann's College

St Mark's College

The University of Adelaide

University of South Australia - City East

University of South Australia - City West