High school students

When you’re in high school, it’s never too early to start thinking about uni and what to study. Have a look at the courses we offer, the different ways you can gain admission to uni (it’s not all about your ATAR), and what life at uni will be like.

Talk to us if there’s anything else you’d like to ask.


Explore our study areas

  • Arts
  • Business, commerce and management
  • Computing and mathematics
  • Creative arts and media
  • Culture and communication
  • Education
  • Engineering and design
  • Government and international relations
  • Health
  • Law and criminology
  • Medicine
  • Nursing and midwifery
  • Psychology
  • Science and environment
  • Social work

How to start your study at Flinders

As a Year 12 student you are able to apply for Flinders courses using your Australian Tertiary Admission Rank (ATAR). You might also be eligible for guaranteed entry and bonus points.

However, you don’t just need to rely on your ATAR as a way of getting into Flinders. We outline all the pathways and preparatory programs available to you below.

How to apply

Applications are via the South Australian Tertiary Admissions Centre (SATAC).

View more information about how to apply, including when to apply and what happens after you apply.

Fees and scholarships

Find out more about University tuition fees and what other expenses you may need to consider.

You may be eligible for a scholarship.

Fees, financial assistance and scholarships information.


If you need somewhere to live, we have on-campus accommodation. We also have a searchable database so you can organise your own place to live.

Find somewhere to live.

The Flinders Experience

There’s more to life at uni than study. We have some great places to eat, catch up with friends, and offer many social, sport and fitness activities. Our support services will help you through your studies as well.

Find out more about your student experience.

Flinders campus and locations

Our geographic footprint extends from our newly transformed Bedford Park campus, to our innovation and science hub at Tonsley, our city presence in Victoria Square, and beyond Adelaide into multiple regional and international locations.

View our campus and location information.

See for yourself

If you want to visit us to find out more, come to our Open Days, or book a one-on-one appointment with our prospective student team to discuss your career options, pathways and course and entry requirements.

Book a one-on-one appointment:
phone: (08) 8201 5322
email: success@flinders.edu.au

University terminology

Some of the terms you’ll come across on our website and at uni, are quite specific. See our glossary.

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