At the Faculty of Arts, we are committed to exploring the key contemporary social and political issues of our times to create a better world.

We provide outstanding teaching, research and engagement to enrich the arts and the surrounding community.

Welcome to our new students

Everything you need to begin your academic studies can be found below. We look forward to having you as part of our university community.

Orientation Events  Arts Student Support

Study with us

Study at the Faculty of Arts and open up a world of opportunities.

Study with us

Engage with us

From our groundbreaking research to supporting the wider community, we are proud to work closely with government, industry and alumni.

Engage with us

Student Support

Are you a current arts student? We can help you with your study plans, enrolment clashes, degree checks and study overseas enquiries.


Our research

Our research is committed to making a difference in society. We have many researchers across a range of expertise.

Our research


We offer many different courses. Study your passion in the arts and the career will find you.



Expand your knowledge and become more employable with a postgraduate course.


Latest news



Dr. Deborah van Gaans: Surveying and Spatial Sciences Institute (SSSI) South Australian Women's Leadership Award

Dr. Deborah van Gaans has been awarded the Surveying and Spatial Sciences Institute (SSSI) South Australian Women's Leadership Award.



It’s a wrap – Faculty of Arts Orientation Day

On Tuesday 23 Feb we were thrilled to welcome our new 2021 students on campus! Executive Dean Professor Jennie Shaw gave a warm introduction to our newbies in Elder Hall, followed by presentations from support services (Peer Mentors, Student Support Academic Mentors (SSAMs), the Writing Centre, and Peer Assisted Study Sessions (PASS).



Here are some scholarship opportunities available to you this year

There is no better way to kick off your studies this year than to be awarded a Faculty of Arts scholarship. Check out which scholarships suit you and ensure to apply. We look forward to receiving your application.



Uni of Adelaide Theatre Guild Returns for 2021 Season

The University of Adelaide Theatre Guild aims to prove to audiences that some of the best things in life really are worth waiting for, when The Guild returns in 2021 – with a program that theatre lovers have been waiting one year to see!



Sia Furler Institute appoints its first Artist-in-Residence

One of the world’s leading live-sound music engineers has become the first Artist-in Residence at the University of Adelaide’s Sia Furler Institute of Contemporary Music and Media.