Student Learning Centre

The Student Learning Centre helps students make their learning experience at Flinders as productive as possible.

It is specifically designed to help students adjust to their first year of study, but offers assistance to all students throughout their time at university.

The centre is well known for its EXCELerate course tailored to suit the needs of all commencing students. During the year, academic support is provided to individuals or through specific sessions and programs integrated into undergraduate courses.

Topics include critical thinking, academic reading and writing, and Academic Integrity, Referencing and Plagiarism..


The Library is a central resource for all students and is located on 4 sites on campus:

  • The Central Library, situated on the plaza, holds materials to serve the whole university community.
  • The Law Library, located on Level 3 on the Central Library, holds materials relevant to law and legal studies courses.
  • The Sturt Library, located on Level 3 of the Sturt Buildings, specialises in the fields of nursing, midwifery and health sciences.
  • The Gus Fraenkel Medical Library is located on Level 5 of the Flinders Medical Centre and services both students and Flinders Medical Centre staff.

All libraries have extensive print collections and all Flinders students can borrow material from any of our 4 libraries.  Each library also provides attractive and comfortable study areas for group or individual work.

Computers and online resources

Each library has a large number of computers available for student use. Students can also use their laptops to access the wireless internet in all libraries. There are ample power points provided as well as facilities to recharge your laptop in a secure environment. Students also have access to their relevant Faculty's computer labs. Computers available for student use are equipped with the relevant software including Microsoft Office.

The Library offers a comprehensive range of online resources such as topic readings, databases, e-books and e-journals.  These can be accessed by students 24/7, both on and off-campus.  Printing and photocopying services are also available.

Academic advocacy

The Flinders University Student Association provides academic advocacy for Flinders University students. Information available from the Flinders University Student Association includes academic policies and procedures, suplementary assessment and academic integrity & dishonesty.