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The School of Computer and Mathematical Sciences is rich in expertise, with a proven history of producing impactful research for use in all facets of society.  

The knowledge and experience of our researchers provides the foundation of our teaching and is recognised in our world-leading rankings in the areas of computer vision, automation and control, and computer science.  

The University of Adelaide offers one of the most inspiring environments in the world for technology-related study. Our proximity to Lot Fourteen, as a leading tech and innovation hub, is unrivalled. 

This provides students with access to cutting-edge facilities and institutes including:  

Support and life on campus

Computer Science Learning Centre

The Computer Science Learning Centre (CSLC) is a dedicated space for students undertaking Computer Science subjects. Third year and postgraduate computer science students are regularly available in the centre for on-demand programming assistance, to any students wanting programming support. 

Maths Learning Centre

The University of Adelaide’s Maths Learning Centre (MLC) can help you develop your maths skills through seminars, workshops and one-on-one tutoring. 

There are many opportunities to meet other students and develop new skills by getting involved with clubs and competitions including: 


ACM programming contest 

Computer science students compete in the annual Association for Computing Machinery International Collegiate Programming Contest (ICPC). University of Adelaide teams have won the prestigious competition many times and have also taken out the Asia-Pacific Region title. 


Adelaide Competitive Programming Club

The CPC club is run by University of Adelaide students and is dedicated to hosting practice programming competitions and training workshops. Come along to solve problems, discuss algorithms and celebrate with free food.


COMAP Contests

COMAP’s Mathematical Contest in Modelling (MCM) and Interdisciplinary Contest in Modelling (ICM) are international contests for high school students and University undergraduates. Check the COMAP website for upcoming dates.


University clubs

Computer science student club 

The computer science student club organises social events; technical presentations from industry, staff and students; and study assistance for all computer science students. 


Women in STEM Society

The Women in STEM Society at the University of Adelaide was created to establish a community of women, and for those who support diversity in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Maths. The club runs social events, and informative talks for university students, and has a focus on providing role models to all levels of education.


Support options

Student support

As a student at the Faculty of Science, Engineering, and Technology our support team provides information, resources and support services to ensure you get the most out of your studies.

Student support

Student testimonial

“Studying at Adelaide has given me the opportunity to work with internationally-recognised researchers on exciting projects as part of a world-class education. The University’s industry connections helped me secure a job with Microsoft in Silicon Valley where I apply my skills to help improve speech recognition.”

William Gale

William Gale

Applied Scientist, Microsoft

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